Average Experienced Medical Writer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$96,761
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$4,000
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced Medical Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $96,761.
25%
$83k
25%
$97k
50%
$102k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $96,761
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Salary
$83k - $102k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$87k - $120k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Medical Writer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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 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 11 salaries. An early career Medical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,687 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in Cambridge, Massachusetts earn an average of 34.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.3% more) and Princeton, New Jersey (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Entry Level
33.3%
Early Career
66.7%