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Medical writer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $93,988
Low $63,150
High $139,885
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medical writer is $93,988 per year in the United States. 222 salaries reported, updated at September 29, 2023

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Top companies for Medical Writers in United States

  1. Alimentiv
    8 reviews10 salaries reported
    $116,816per year
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Highest paying cities for Medical Writers near United States

  1. Raleigh, NC
    $116,816 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $103,896 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $97,760 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $95,729 per year
    23 salaries reported
  2. Princeton, NJ
    $95,712 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Yardley, PA
    $90,740 per year
    13 salaries reported
  1. Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    $90,600 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $89,529 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Bethesda, MD
    $70,191 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Where can a Medical Writer earn more?

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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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