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Medical Writer Salary

$81,299 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$2,423

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for a Medical Writer is $81,299 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Writer is between $57,730 and $100,655. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Researches, writes, and reviews clinical and statistical reports and study protocols.
  • Summarizes data from clinical studies.
  • Interfaces with and maintains communication with relevant departments and agencies.
Medical Writer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Technical Writers

Job family population: 50,350

Estimated population of Medical Writer jobs: 41,540

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$94,248
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Medical Writer Job Listings for United States

R&D Technical Writer (Med Device Labeling) - 13871
Nov 20
Fremont, CA, USA
iMPact Business Group
Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Lead R&D Technical Writer (MedDev Labeling) for a 12 Month + Contract . Our client offers results-driven people a place ...
Medical Technical Writer
Nov 22
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Pyramid Consulting
Technical Writer Location : Santa Clara, CA 95054 Duration : 6 months contract Qualifications : · Minimum 2- or 4-years technical degree from an accredit school or university · Candidate will be ...
Technical Writer
Nov 20
Mountain View, CA, USA
Akorbi
Candidates must have experience writing for the medical device industry. The Technical Writer will work within the Medical Devices & Services Product Area within the Quality Organization. This ...
Technical Writer
Nov 20
Mountain View, CA, USA
Expert Support Inc
Familiarity with ISO13485:2016 & 21 CFR Part 820 • Proficient in gSuite/Microsoft Office Desired • Project management skills • 3+ years writing for the medical device industry Only apply to ...
Technical Writer
Oct 22
Fremont, CA, USA
Adecco
... medical device/regulated industry • Be required to have a high level of service and ... This Technical Writer job is being recruited for by Adecco's National Recruitment Center, not your ...

The average pay for a Medical Writer is $81,299 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Writer is between $57,730 and $100,655. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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