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Medical Science Liaison Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$137,000
$93,000
$137,000
$201,000
Medical science liaisons in the United States make an average salary of $137,392 per year or $66.05 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $93,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $201,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, Minnesota, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Delaware provide the highest medical science liaison salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Portland, ME
$190,803
Stamford, CT
$167,622
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Map of Medical Science Liaison Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Medical Science Liaisons earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Medical Science Liaison Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a medical science liaison is roughly $137,392 per year, which boils down to $66.05 per hour. Interestingly enough, medical science liaisons have the highest salaries in Portland, ME at about $190,803 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Portland, ME is $98,000. Additionally, medical science liaisons make more than the average salary in Minneapolis, MN, Stamford, CT, Pittsburgh, PA, Baltimore, MD, and Little Rock, AR. On a more broad level, medical science liaison salaries are highest in Maine, Minnesota, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, Georgia, Missouri, and South Carolina offer the lowest medical science liaison salaries.

City
Average Salary
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
$190,803
$191k
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
$172,522
$173k
Stamford, CT
Stamford, CT
$167,622
$168k
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
$156,228
$156k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$155,989
$156k
Little Rock, AR
Little Rock, AR
$144,688
$145k
Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, MA
$142,747
$143k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$142,527
$143k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$139,626
$140k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$137,849
$138k

High Paying Medical Science Liaison Jobs

Average Medical Science Liaison Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a medical science liaison, working for ZELTIQ Aesthetics or Grifols Shared Services North America might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Johnson & Johnson and Abbott report highly competitive salaries for medical science liaisons.

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Medical Science Liaison Salary History

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    Medical Science Liaison Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a medical science liaison can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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