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How much does a Senior Medical Writer make?

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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$105,056 /yr
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244 salaries

$84K

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$105K

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$131K

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The national average salary for Senior Medical Writer is $105,056 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Medical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 244 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Medical Writer employees.

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BGB Group
4

BGB Group

Senior Medical Writer

$95,443

 /yr
Range: $86K - $129K
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$86K

$129K

$85,601 - $128,514 Range

Nucleus Global
4.3

Nucleus Global

Senior Medical Writer

$94,794

 /yr
Range: $88K - $104K

$88K

$104K

$88,089 - $104,297 Range

AbbVie
4

AbbVie

Senior Medical Writer

$102,060

 /yr
Range: $97K - $120K

$97K

$120K

$97,197 - $120,241 Range

envision pharma
3.8

envision pharma

Senior Medical Writer

$110,714

 /yr
Range: $84K - $135K

$84K

$135K

$83,534 - $135,328 Range

ApotheCom
3.5

ApotheCom

Senior Medical Writer

$104,717

 /yr
Range: $82K - $119K

$82K

$119K

$81,750 - $119,098 Range

Abbott
3.9

Abbott

Senior Medical Writer

$113,562

 /yr
Range: $89K - $125K

$89K

$125K

$89,022 - $125,266 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Senior Medical Writer

$102,119

 /yr
Range: $96K - $125K

$96K

$125K

$96,479 - $125,157 Range

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Merck
4.2

Merck

Senior Medical Writer

$128,337

 /yr
Range: $117K - $147K

$117K

$147K

$116,728 - $146,816 Range

PPD
4

PPD

Senior Medical Writer

$100,683

 /yr
Range: $86K - $121K

$86K

$121K

$86,392 - $120,631 Range

PRECISIONvalue
3.3

PRECISIONvalue

Senior Medical Writer

$93,465

 /yr
Range: $82K - $102K

$82K

$102K

$81,815 - $102,213 Range

ETHOS
3.5

ETHOS

Senior Medical Writer

$93,930

 /yr
Range: $92K - $101K

$92K

$101K

$92,074 - $101,265 Range

Vaniam Group
4.5

Vaniam Group

Senior Medical Writer

$104,774

 /yr
Range: $95K - $111K

$95K

$111K

$95,457 - $111,160 Range

BD
3.9

BD

Senior Medical Writer

$96,386

 /yr
Range: $96K - $106K

$96K

$106K

$96,386 - $105,872 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4.1

PRA Health Sciences

Senior Medical Writer

$120,063

 /yr
Range: $93K - $145K

$93K

$145K

$93,028 - $144,578 Range

Allergan
3.9

Allergan

Senior Medical Writer

$110,280

 /yr
Range: $103K - $134K

$103K

$134K

$102,565 - $134,399 Range

ICON
3.8

ICON

Senior Medical Writer

$90,642

 /yr
Range: $90K - $102K

$90K

$102K

$89,773 - $101,761 Range

inVentiv Health
3.4

inVentiv Health

Senior Medical Writer

$88,923

 /yr
Range: $79K - $110K

$79K

$110K

$78,994 - $109,997 Range

Veristat
3.7

Veristat

Senior Medical Writer

$91,232

 /yr
Range: $77K - $115K

$77K

$115K

$76,736 - $115,355 Range

Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc.
3.3

Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc.

Senior Medical Writer

$105,306

 /yr
Range: $97K - $133K

$97K

$133K

$96,697 - $133,315 Range

Eli Lilly and Company
4.1

Eli Lilly and Company

Senior Medical Writer

$106,683

 /yr
Range: $96K - $111K

$96K

$111K

$96,390 - $111,211 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Medical Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Medical Writer is $105,056 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Medical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 244 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Medical Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Medical Writer in United States is $131,198 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Medical Writer in United States is $84,124 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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$99,999
per year
A Senior Science Writer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $99,999 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$95,767
per year
A Senior Medical Writer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $95,767 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Senior Medical Editor in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$97,000
per year
A Senior Medical Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$87,000
per year
A Senior Medical Writer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$101,740
per year
A Senior Medical Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $101,740 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100,000
per year
A Senior Medical Editor in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$37
hourly
A Senior Medical Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $37 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$75,000
per year
A Senior Medical Writer in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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