How much does a Senior Medical Director make?

Updated Jul 24, 2021

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$244,462 /yr
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111 salaries

$154K

Low

$244K

Average

$389K

High

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The national average salary for Senior Medical Director is $244,462 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Medical Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 111 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Medical Director employees.

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Novartis
4.2

Novartis

Senior Medical Director

$287,604

 /yr
Range: $208K - $315K
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$208K

$315K

$207,833 - $315,452 Range

Genentech
4.2

Genentech

Senior Medical Director

$257,450

 /yr
Range: $208K - $328K

$208K

$328K

$207,833 - $328,331 Range

AstraZeneca
4.2

AstraZeneca

Senior Medical Director

$276,319

 /yr
Range: $244K - $301K

$244K

$301K

$243,961 - $300,921 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Senior Medical Director

$264,640

 /yr
Range: $158K - $333K

$158K

$333K

$157,521 - $333,077 Range

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
3.7

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Senior Medical Director

$327,871

 /yr
Range: $302K - $343K

$302K

$343K

$302,466 - $342,925 Range

Biogen
4.1

Biogen

Senior Medical Director

$319,593

 /yr
Range: $269K - $371K

$269K

$371K

$268,759 - $370,717 Range

Sanofi
3.9

Sanofi

Senior Medical Director

$301,680

 /yr
Range: $264K - $321K

$264K

$321K

$263,895 - $321,188 Range

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Pfizer
4.2

Pfizer

Senior Medical Director

$210,723

 /yr
Range: $178K - $237K

$178K

$237K

$177,863 - $236,937 Range

IQVIA
3.9

IQVIA

Senior Medical Director

$305,811

 /yr
Range: $242K - $318K

$242K

$318K

$242,245 - $317,951 Range

Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Senior Medical Director

$318,382

 /yr
Range: $286K - $321K

$286K

$321K

$285,786 - $320,548 Range

Takeda Pharmaceuticals
3.9

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Senior Medical Director

$331,951

 /yr
Range: $288K - $346K

$288K

$346K

$287,874 - $345,612 Range

AbbVie
3.9

AbbVie

Senior Medical Director

$294,326

 /yr
Range: $267K - $310K

$267K

$310K

$267,192 - $310,209 Range

Synapse Medical Communications
3.1

Synapse Medical Communications

Senior Medical Director
About 

$119K -$209K

$119K

$209K

$118,731 - $209,332 Range

Bayer
4.1

Bayer

Senior Medical Director
About 

$185K -$380K

$185K

$380K

$185,123 - $380,229 Range

Siemens Healthineers
4

Siemens Healthineers

Senior Medical Director
About 

$205K -$275K

$205K

$275K

$204,957 - $275,309 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
4

Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Medical Director
About 

$173K -$317K

$173K

$317K

$172,983 - $317,218 Range

PPD
4

PPD

Senior Medical Director
About 

$248K -$280K

$248K

$280K

$248,342 - $280,443 Range

Covance
3.9

Covance

Senior Medical Director
About 

$209K -$319K

$209K

$319K

$209,167 - $318,604 Range

CareMore
3.1

CareMore

Senior Medical Director
About 

$361K -$400K

$361K

$400K

$360,625 - $399,951 Range

Janssen
4.2

Janssen

Senior Medical Director
About 

$335K -$376K

$335K

$376K

$335,088 - $376,103 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Medical Director salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Medical Director is $244,462 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Medical Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 111 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Medical Director employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Medical Director in United States is $388,925 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Medical Director in United States is $153,659 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Senior Medical Director or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Senior Medical Director.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$340,000
per year
A Sr Medical Director in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $340,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$290,000
per year
A Senior Medical Director in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $290,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$300,000
per year
A Senior Medical Director in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $300,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$300,000
per year
A Senior Medical Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $300,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$240,000
per year
A Senior Director, Medical Affairs in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $240,000 per year
Additional Pay
$90k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$305,000
per year
A Senior Medical Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $305,000 per year
Additional Pay
$75k cash bonus
$75k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$390,000
per year
A Senior Group Medical Director in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $390,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$292,000
per year
A Senior Director, Medical Affairs in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $292,000 per year
Additional Pay
$88k cash bonus
$100k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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