$69,913
Avg. Salary
$47.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,955

Bonus

$5,087

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Writer with Editing skills is $47.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Writer with Editing skills is $69,913 per year.

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MEDIAN $69,913
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$0$133K
Salary $49,947 - $99,074
Bonus $998 - $14,295
Profit Sharing $5,087
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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$50,353 - $133,561
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 216
Hourly Data $0$135
Hourly Rate $24.24 - $129
Overtime $135
Annual Data $0$133K
Bonus $998 - $14,295
Profit Sharing $5,087
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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$50,353 - $133,561
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Medical Writer

A medical writer usually works at a pharmaceutical company, health services provider, medical equipment company, or a related organization. They write manuals, training materials, or educational papers and positions related to their organization’s specific field.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Medical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Medical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 27 salaries. A Medical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $160,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Writer

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Medical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲123%

Mid-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$72,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 22%