Entry-Level Medical Writer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Medical Writers sits in the ballpark of $69K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Medical Writers making up 77 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Medical Writers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$50,454 - $88,244
$50K
$69K
$88K
MEDIAN: $69,324
10%
50%
90%

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$18.00 - $80.00
$18
$38
$80
MEDIAN: $38.17
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$0$95K
Salary $50,454 - $88,244
Bonus $998 - $11,836
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$50,032 - $95,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 286
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $18.00 - $80.00
Overtime $67.50
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $998 - $11,836
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$50,032 - $95,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Medical Writer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,513

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Medical Writers, working in the bustling city of Deerfield has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Medical Writers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+10 percent), Boston (+9 percent), New York (+7 percent), and San Francisco (+7 percent). Entry-Level Medical Writers in Cincinnati earn salaries far below the national average by 30 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Canton (24 percent lower) and Indianapolis (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Medical Writer

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Medical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
▲6%




National Average
$71,000

▼1%

Grant Writing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%