Average Medical Writer with Research Analysis Skills Salary

$71,842
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,983
Bonus
$5,351
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The average salary for a Medical Writer with Research Analysis skills is $71,842.
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$54k
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$99k
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Salary
$54k - $99k
Bonus
$1k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $16k
Total Pay
$55k - $140k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Medical Writer

Skills in Clinical Research and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Editing and Writing Procedures & Documentation.

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 $68,067 based on 98 salaries. An early career Medical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,292 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career Medical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,208 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Medical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,817 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,000.
Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canton, Michigan (13.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less) and Yardley, Pennsylvania (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 316 survey responses.
Entry Level
31.0%
Early Career
38.6%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
12.0%
Late Career
4.4%