The average salary for a Medical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $70,979.
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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. Depending on their employer's needs, the medical writer may write for both medical professionals and potential patients/healthcare recipients. As such, it is important for the writer to be versatile and understand the various intended…Read more
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 Research Analysis, Clinical Research, Editing and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing.
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Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.7% more) and Durham, North Carolina (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (16.6% less), Canton, Michigan (13.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less).
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