$94,434
Avg. Salary
$80.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Medical Writer is $80.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Writer is $94,434 per year.

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$0$297K
Salary $48,322 - $163,893
Bonus $10.07 - $297,988
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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$53,350 - $270,400
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$152
Hourly Rate $30.00 - $153
Overtime $150
Annual Data $0$297K
Bonus $10.07 - $297,988
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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$53,350 - $270,400
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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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Key Stats for Medical Writer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Medical Writer Salaries

Clinical Research
▲40%

Editing
▲22%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲16%

Research Analysis
▲13%

National Average
$132,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 27%