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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Medical Writer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$97,275 / yrTotal Pay
$77,945 / yrBase Pay
$19,330 / yrAdditional Pay

$97,275

 / yr
$23K$541K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Medical Writer is $97,275 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $77,945 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,330 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Medical Writer salary is $77,945. Salaries can range from $23,201 - $540,727. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Medical Writer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $97,275.

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What are some related job titles for Medical Writer?

Some related job titles are Medical Writing Salaries with median pay of $98,609, Clinical Medical Writer Salaries with median pay of $94,170, Freelance Medical Editor Salaries with median pay of $101,558, Junior Medical Writer Salaries with median pay of $92,906.

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BGB Group
3.8

BGB Group

Medical Writer

$87,562

 /yr
Range: $77K - $101K

$77K

$101K

$77,350 - $101,304 Range

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EBSCO Information Services
3.4

$87,213

 /yr
Range: $67K - $112K

$67K

$112K

$67,066 - $112,139 Range

Medpace
3.3

Medpace

Medical Writer

$77,635

 /yr
Range: $64K - $95K

$64K

$95K

$63,801 - $94,880 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4.0

PRA Health Sciences

Medical Writer

$76,234

 /yr
Range: $68K - $117K

$68K

$117K

$67,672 - $116,962 Range

AdMed
3.5

AdMed

Medical Writer

$82,889

 /yr
Range: $72K - $91K

$72K

$91K

$71,981 - $91,419 Range

Flywheel
3.2

Flywheel

Medical Writer

$79,184

 /yr
Range: $74K - $99K

$74K

$99K

$73,852 - $99,444 Range

ICON
3.8

ICON

Medical Writer

$84,312

 /yr
Range: $76K - $100K

$76K

$100K

$76,400 - $100,109 Range

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Syneos Health
3.8

Syneos Health

Medical Writer

$91,942

 /yr
Range: $65K - $142K

$65K

$142K

$64,561 - $142,288 Range

Arbor Scientia Group
2.4

Arbor Scientia Group

Medical Writer

$70,305

 /yr
Range: $65K - $83K

$65K

$83K

$65,335 - $83,000 Range

Cello Health
4.5

Cello Health

Medical Writer

$79,963

 /yr
Range: $65K - $95K

$65K

$95K

$65,021 - $95,345 Range

Envision Pharma
4.2

Envision Pharma

Medical Writer

$79,718

 /yr
Range: $67K - $87K

$67K

$87K

$67,284 - $87,186 Range

Nucleus Global
4.3

Nucleus Global

Medical Writer

$84,543

 /yr
Range: $72K - $112K

$72K

$112K

$72,315 - $112,296 Range

ApotheCom
3.5

ApotheCom

Medical Writer

$92,326

 /yr
Range: $59K - $107K

$59K

$107K

$59,400 - $107,263 Range

Oxford PharmaGenesis
4.3

Oxford PharmaGenesis

Medical Writer

$80,734

 /yr
Range: $72K - $94K

$72K

$94K

$71,798 - $93,936 Range

DWA
3.7

DWA

Medical Writer

$78,928

 /yr
Range: $70K - $86K

$70K

$86K

$70,000 - $85,967 Range

PPD
4.0

PPD

Medical Writer

$98,936

 /yr
Range: $84K - $112K

$84K

$112K

$84,036 - $111,807 Range

Eli Lilly and Company
4.0

Eli Lilly and Company

Medical Writer

$97,797

 /yr
Range: $73K - $107K

$73K

$107K

$73,135 - $107,218 Range

Regulatory & Quality Solutions
4.3

$91,580

 /yr
Range: $80K - $97K

$80K

$97K

$80,349 - $96,576 Range

Education and Training Systems International
3.6

$60,910

 /yr
Range: $54K - $72K

$54K

$72K

$53,989 - $71,633 Range

Vaniam Group
3.8

Vaniam Group

Medical Writer

$88,231

 /yr
Range: $75K - $140K

$75K

$140K

$75,000 - $140,258 Range

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$17

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8 days ago by a Medical Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Medical Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Medical Editor with less than one year of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Medical Writer with less than one year of experience

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$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Medical Writer with less than one year of experience

$95,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,500/yr

11 days ago by a Medical Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Regulatory Writer with less than one year of experience

$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Medical Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Medical Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Medical Writer is $85,267 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Medical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 504 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Medical Writer in United States is $121,388 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Writer in United States is $59,894 per year.

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