$72,387
Avg. Salary
$59.41
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,087

Bonus

$5,238

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Writer with Clinical Research skills is $59.41 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Writer with Clinical Research skills is $72,387 per year.

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MEDIAN $72,387
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$0$143K
Salary $53,898 - $117,408
Bonus $998 - $19,101
Profit Sharing $5,238
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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$54,417 - $143,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data $0$150
Hourly Rate $22.30 - $151
Overtime $143
Annual Data $0$143K
Bonus $998 - $19,101
Profit Sharing $5,238
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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$54,417 - $143,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Medical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Medical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 24 salaries. A Medical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $184,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Writer

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Medical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲142%

Experienced
▲63%

Mid-Career
▲32%

National Average
$76,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 16%