Average Entry-Level Medical Writer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$70,801
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Medical Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $70,801.
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$55k
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MEDIAN $70,801
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$55k - $80k
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$51k - $89k

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Writer

An early career Medical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,687 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Medical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,761 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.2% more) and Yardley, Pennsylvania (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (17.6% less), Canton, Michigan (15.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
81.5%
Experienced
18.5%