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The average salary for a Mid-Career Medical Science Liaison is $141,161.
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What Do Medical Science Liaisons Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Medical Science Liaisons?

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Presentations, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Clinical Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Science Liaisons?

An entry-level Medical Science Liaison with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,708 based on 118 salaries. An early career Medical Science Liaison with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $133,512 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Medical Science Liaison with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $153,488 based on 85 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $153,144.
Employees with Medical Science Liaison in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (2.7% more) and New York, New York (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.5% less), San Francisco, California (8.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.8% less).

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