Medical Writer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$72,657/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,183
Range$1,035 - $12,419
How much does a Medical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Medical Writer is $72,657 in United States. Filter by location to see Medical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 656 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Writer employees.

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BGB Group
$80,361/yr
Range: $70K - $92K
19 salaries
$80,361/yr
$70K$92K
PRA Health Sciences
$68,383/yr
Range: $61K - $105K
14 salaries
$68,383/yr
$61K$105K
EBSCO Information Services
$78,946/yr
Range: $63K - $101K
11 salaries
$78,946/yr
$63K$101K
Medpace
$68,535/yr
Range: $57K - $87K
9 salaries
$68,535/yr
$57K$87K
PPD
$89,000/yr
Range: $76K - $101K
7 salaries
$89,000/yr
$76K$101K
AdMed
$78,996/yr
Range: $65K - $84K
7 salaries
$78,996/yr
$65K$84K
Arbor Scientia
$62,745/yr
Range: $59K - $66K
6 salaries
$62,745/yr
$59K$66K

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Merck
$113,442/yr
Range: $78K - $221K
5 salaries
$113,442/yr
$78K$221K
Ogilvy Health
$85,136/yr
Range: $80K - $86K
5 salaries
$85,136/yr
$80K$86K
Nucleus Global
$80,034/yr
Range: $65K - $101K
5 salaries
$80,034/yr
$65K$101K
Regulatory & Quality Solutions
$82,314/yr
Range: $72K - $87K
5 salaries
$82,314/yr
$72K$87K
Honeywell
$70,295/yr
Range: $68K - $74K
4 salaries
$70,295/yr
$68K$74K
Edelman
$69,855/yr
Range: $66K - $74K
4 salaries
$69,855/yr
$66K$74K
Quintiles
$68,848/yr
Range: $63K - $76K
4 salaries
$68,848/yr
$63K$76K
ECRI Institute
$42,846/yr
Range: $42K - $56K
4 salaries
$42,846/yr
$42K$56K
ApotheCom
$91,968/yr
Range: $76K - $98K
4 salaries
$91,968/yr
$76K$98K
Dava Oncology
$53,332/yr
Range: $49K - $57K
4 salaries
$53,332/yr
$49K$57K
DWA
$76,166/yr
Range: $73K - $77K
4 salaries
$76,166/yr
$73K$77K
ETHOS
$79,750/yr
Range: $75K - $82K
4 salaries
$79,750/yr
$75K$82K
Medicus International
$89,714/yr
Range: $78K - $135K
4 salaries
$89,714/yr
$78K$135K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent medical writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$54,000
per year
A Medical Writer in the Ithaca, NY Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ithaca, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Scientific Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$53,430
per year
A Medical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $53,430 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$72,000
per year
A Medical Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
$2k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$55,303
per year
A Medical Writer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $55,303 per year
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$60,330
per year
A Science Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $60,330 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Medical Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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