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Medical Writer salary in United States

How much does a Medical Writer make in the United States?

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The average salary for a medical writer is $74.11 per hour in the United States. 158 salaries reported, updated at June 30, 2022.

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Top companies for Medical Writers in United States

  1. Pfizer
    6094 reviews13 salaries reported
    $161per hour
  2. $96.72per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Writers in United States

  1. Cambridge, MA
    $89.42 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Princeton, NJ
    $84.53 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $78.34 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $78.20 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $75.37 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. Cranbury, NJ
    $63.52 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Yardley, PA
    $55.07 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Cincinnati, OH
    $52.91 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Bethesda, MD
    $46.28 per hour
    13 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Medical Writers

  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 92 ratings

65% of Medical Writers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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