Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Medical Science Liaison make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$148,181 / yrTotal Pay
$128,423 / yrBase Pay
$19,758 / yrAdditional Pay

$148,181

 / yr
$81K$359K
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The estimated total pay for a Medical Science Liaison is $148,181 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $128,423 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 $19,758 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.

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$148,181 /yr
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$154,278 /yr
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AbbVie
3.9

AbbVie

Medical Science Liaison

$175,544

 /yr
Range: $144K - $210K

$144K

$210K

$143,696 - $210,055 Range

Teva Pharmaceuticals
3.6

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Medical Science Liaison

$162,984

 /yr
Range: $129K - $187K

$129K

$187K

$129,295 - $187,351 Range

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Medical Science Liaison

$162,350

 /yr
Range: $158K - $177K

$158K

$177K

$158,001 - $176,765 Range

UCB
4.0

UCB

Medical Science Liaison

$161,837

 /yr
Range: $156K - $181K

$156K

$181K

$155,760 - $180,627 Range

Eli Lilly and Company
4.0

Eli Lilly and Company

Medical Science Liaison

$171,217

 /yr
Range: $159K - $208K

$159K

$208K

$158,749 - $207,801 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
3.9

Bristol Myers Squibb

Medical Science Liaison

$186,130

 /yr
Range: $147K - $249K

$147K

$249K

$147,254 - $248,704 Range

AstraZeneca
4.2

AstraZeneca

Medical Science Liaison

$170,272

 /yr
Range: $158K - $255K

$158K

$255K

$158,242 - $254,865 Range

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Sanofi
3.9

Sanofi

Medical Science Liaison

$168,374

 /yr
Range: $145K - $208K

$145K

$208K

$144,804 - $207,698 Range

Novartis
4.1

Novartis

Medical Science Liaison

$167,995

 /yr
Range: $113K - $242K

$113K

$242K

$113,317 - $241,753 Range

Biogen
4.0

Biogen

Medical Science Liaison

$172,910

 /yr
Range: $152K - $212K

$152K

$212K

$152,121 - $212,135 Range

Bayer
4.1

Bayer

Medical Science Liaison

$175,432

 /yr
Range: $142K - $202K

$142K

$202K

$142,421 - $201,540 Range

Allergan
3.8

Allergan

Medical Science Liaison

$167,308

 /yr
Range: $141K - $231K

$141K

$231K

$141,118 - $230,903 Range

GSK
4.0

GSK

Medical Science Liaison

$182,699

 /yr
Range: $174K - $191K

$174K

$191K

$173,647 - $191,161 Range

Natera
3.6

Natera

Medical Science Liaison

$162,725

 /yr
Range: $141K - $186K

$141K

$186K

$140,819 - $185,883 Range

Genentech
4.2

Genentech

Medical Science Liaison

$209,637

 /yr
Range: $184K - $234K

$184K

$234K

$183,943 - $233,767 Range

Shire
2.9

Shire

Medical Science Liaison

$167,684

 /yr
Range: $136K - $220K

$136K

$220K

$136,129 - $219,688 Range

Amgen
4.1

Amgen

Medical Science Liaison

$166,814

 /yr
Range: $149K - $183K

$149K

$183K

$148,527 - $182,650 Range

Genomic Health
4.0

Genomic Health

Medical Science Liaison

$187,529

 /yr
Range: $178K - $206K

$178K

$206K

$177,587 - $206,064 Range

Takeda Pharmaceuticals
4.0

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Medical Science Liaison

$161,109

 /yr
Range: $150K - $173K

$150K

$173K

$150,000 - $173,333 Range

Boehringer Ingelheim
4.1

Boehringer Ingelheim

Medical Science Liaison

$178,052

 /yr
Range: $169K - $220K

$169K

$220K

$169,329 - $219,906 Range

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$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Medical Provider with 10 to 14 years of experience

$164,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$45,000/yr
Stock Bonus$22,000/yr

9 days ago by a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) with 1 to 3 years of experience

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Client Liaison Coordinator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$128,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$25,000/yr

11 days ago by a Medical Science Liaison with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$7,000/yr

12 days ago by a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison with 10 to 14 years of experience

$175,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) with 7 to 9 years of experience

$41,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Client Liaison with more than 15 years of experience

$190,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Medical Science Liaison salaries

The national average salary for a Medical Science Liaison is $157,092 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Medical Science Liaison salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 365 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Science Liaison employees.

The highest salary for a Medical Science Liaison in United States is $206,246 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Science Liaison in United States is $119,652 per year.

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