Average Medical Writer Salary

$73,493
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$102k

The average salary for a Medical Writer is $73,493

Base Salary
$56k - $102k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $5k
Total Pay
$54k - $120k
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What Do Medical Writers Do?

Medical Writer Tasks
  • Research, write and edit clinical documents like protocols, research papers, analysis plans and consent forms.
  • Collaborate with experts and stakeholders to write appropriately.
  • Explain revisions, gaps and project goals, including time line revisions.
  • Review, synthesize, interpret and summarize data and research papers.
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Job Satisfaction for Medical Writer

4.3 out of 5
(48)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 48 responses, the job of Medical Writer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.25 out of 5. On average, Medical Writers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
76.5%
Male
22.1%
Prefer to self-define
1.4%
This data is based on 213 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

77%

Vision

67%

None

14%