Medical Writer Salaries

421 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$83,060 / yr
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How much does a Medical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Medical Writer is $83,060 in United States. Filter by location to see Medical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 421 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Writer employees.

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Medical Writer

BGB Group

$83,454/yr

Range: $71K - $94K

31 salaries

$83,454/yr
$71K$94K

Medical Writer

EBSCO Information Services

$81,113/yr

Range: $62K - $104K

17 salaries

$81,113/yr
$62K$104K

Medical Writer

PRA Health Sciences

$70,415/yr

Range: $63K - $108K

15 salaries

$70,415/yr
$63K$108K

Medical Writer

Medpace

$71,780/yr

Range: $59K - $90K

14 salaries

$71,780/yr
$59K$90K

Medical Writer

AdMed

$81,069/yr

Range: $71K - $84K

10 salaries

$81,069/yr
$71K$84K

Medical Writer

Flywheel

$72,098/yr

Range: $68K - $92K

9 salaries

$72,098/yr
$68K$92K

Medical Writer

Cello Health

$75,554/yr

Range: $70K - $88K

8 salaries

$75,554/yr
$70K$88K

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Medical Writer

PPD

$91,384/yr

Range: $78K - $101K

7 salaries

$91,384/yr
$78K$101K

Medical Writer

Arbor Scientia

$64,017/yr

Range: $60K - $68K

7 salaries

$64,017/yr
$60K$68K

Medical Writer

Merck

$110,121/yr

Range: $71K - $227K

6 salaries

$110,121/yr
$71K$227K

Medical Writer

ICON

$77,877/yr

Range: $72K - $92K

6 salaries

$77,877/yr
$72K$92K

Medical Writer

ApotheCom

$93,254/yr

Range: $78K - $99K

6 salaries

$93,254/yr
$78K$99K

Medical Writer

Regulatory & Quality Solutions

$84,590/yr

Range: $74K - $89K

6 salaries

$84,590/yr
$74K$89K

Medical Writer

Aerotek

$127,202/yr

Range: $100K - $141K

5 salaries

$127,202/yr
$100K$141K

Medical Writer

Medtronic

$94,259/yr

Range: $68K - $101K

5 salaries

$94,259/yr
$68K$101K

Medical Writer

Eli Lilly and Company

$90,333/yr

Range: $71K - $100K

5 salaries

$90,333/yr
$71K$100K

Medical Writer

Covance

$76,000/yr

Range: $69K - $105K

5 salaries

$76,000/yr
$69K$105K

Medical Writer

Syneos Health

$83,823/yr

Range: $60K - $131K

5 salaries

$83,823/yr
$60K$131K

Medical Writer

Piper Companies

$124,381/yr

Range: $77K - $140K

5 salaries

$124,381/yr
$77K$140K

Medical Writer

Ogilvy Health

$87,417/yr

Range: $82K - $89K

5 salaries

$87,417/yr
$82K$89K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$60,000
per year
A Medical Writer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Medical Writer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Medical Writer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Medical Editor in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Medical Writer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Medical Writing in the Akron, OH Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Akron, OH Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$100,008
per year
A Medical Writer in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $100,008 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Medical Writer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$61,549
per year
A Science Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $61,549 per year
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private