Average Medical Writer with Clinical Research Skills Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The average salary for a Medical Writer with Clinical Research skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $76,805.
MEDIAN $76,805
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$51k - $117k
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$52k - $116k

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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.

Career Paths

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Medical Writer
Senior Medical Writer
Technical Writer
Medical Science Liaison
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Medical Writer

Skills in Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Research Analysis, Editing and Writing Procedures & Documentation.
Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (26.4% less), Canton, Michigan (18.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.
Entry Level