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Volume 23, Issue 3 - Non-Clinical Health Writing

Cost comparison of salaried and freelance medical writers working in Europe

Abstract

This is the first systematic comparison of the costs of salaried and freelance medical writers working in Europe. In the absence of official figures for the total costs of employment, we make reasoned assumptions, using mean base figures for salaried and freelance medical writers from published surveys conducted in Europe by the professional organisation for medical writers in Europe, EMWA. In this cost comparison, annual freelancer earnings amount to €98 175 and the annual cost of a salaried writer to €102 098.

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