Average Medical Writer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The average salary for a Medical Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $73,257.
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Job Description for Medical Writer

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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Popular Skills for Medical Writer

Skills in Editing, Clinical Research, Research Analysis and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Writer

An entry-level Medical Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,801 based on 21 salaries. An early career Medical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,687 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Medical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,979 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (5.4% more) and New York, New York (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canton, Michigan (13.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.1% less).

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