Average Entry-Level Medical Writer Salary

$70,377
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$70k
90%
$87k

The average salary for a Medical Writer is $70,377

Base Salary
$56k - $87k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$51k - $91k
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What Do Medical Writers Do?

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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Gender Breakdown

Female
78.4%
Male
20.6%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 102 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

81%

Vision

70%

None

9%