$67,027
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,500

Bonus

$5,999

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Medical Writer in Chicago, Illinois is $67,027 per year.

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Salary $50,985 - $92,719
Bonus $1,546 - $15,050
Profit Sharing $5,999
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$50,174 - $97,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Medical Writer

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
20%

Experience Affects Medical Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

▲13%

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Medical Writer Salaries

Clinical Research
▲21%

Editing
▲5%

Research Analysis
▲3%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 6%