$121,010
Avg. Salary
$17.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$17,362

Bonus

$12,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Science Liaison is $17.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Science Liaison is $121,010 per year.

$10.08
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$17.00
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$35.00
90%
MEDIAN $17.00
$79k
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50%
$152k
90%
MEDIAN $121,010
$79,207 - $152,314
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MEDIAN: $121,010
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$0$165K
Salary $79,207 - $152,314
Bonus $5,051 - $27,659
Profit Sharing $12,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$76,475 - $165,848
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 430
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $17.00
Overtime $30.75
Annual Data $0$165K
Bonus $5,051 - $27,659
Profit Sharing $12,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$76,475 - $165,848
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Medical Science Liaison

Medical science liaisons are clinical research professionals who are responsible for interpreting logical and therapeutic data and building connections between individuals and organizations, such as industry officials and medical professionals. They work in healthcare and are often employed at managed care, biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Medical science liaisons present data from clients to healthcare organizations and professionals, which may include hospitals, pharmacists, and general practitioners. They identify and present research opportunities when available to support clients' products and customers. Additionally, medical science liaisons help develop protocol and administer proposals when necessary, as well as train sales personnel, providing them with up-to-date knowledge of products and its uses.

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Medical Science Liaison Tasks
  • Apply scientific knowledge and experience to organize the collection and analysis of clinical data.
  • Analyze, interpret, and clarify product results for scientific and medical publications and conferences.
  • Provide timely and relevant updates, scientific support and responses to scientific or medical inquires related to products.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining clinical/scientific relationships with key opinion leaders, researchers, coordinators, laboratory managers, and other members of the scientific community.

Medical Science Liaison Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Science Liaison

Pay by Experience for a Medical Science Liaison has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Science Liaison with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Science Liaison with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Medical Science Liaison which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 40 salaries. A Medical Science Liaison with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

6%

National Average: $128,177

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Medical Science Liaisons, 24 percent above the national average. Medical Science Liaisons will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+22 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Dallas (+12 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 19 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Francisco (6 percent lower) and Philadelphia (2 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Medical Science Liaison

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Medical Science Liaison Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$128,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Medical Science Liaison Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲5%

▲4%

Presentations
▲2%


National Average
$128,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 3%