Regulatory Administrator Salary
Regulatory Administrators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $51K annually. Approximately one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a fair number claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Regulatory Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Regulatory Administrators (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Regulatory Administrator
Many companies, from manufacturing plants to service providers, come into contact with local, state, and national rules and laws that govern various aspects of the business they do. A regulatory administrator is a person at such a company who helps ensure that all actions of the company adhere to these laws and rules. He or she assures that all equipment operates within legal ranges. The administrator makes sure that the continuing education of employees makes them aware of and trained in the rules that govern their respective jobs. The regulatory administrator will analyze the company's regulatory performance and report on this regularly to executives and managers. Finally, the regulatory administrator closely monitors government proceedings in order to stay abreast of and anticipate new regulations that may be enacted.Read More...
One of the main things a regulatory administrator does is ensure that all equipment and fixed processes a company engages in conform to regulations established by all governing jurisdictions. This may typically involve confirming that regular inspections take place and are fully documented. The administrator may work closely with environmental impact officers and administrators within the company on this, or these persons may directly report to the regulatory administrator. The administrator will typically log and analyze performance data created by company operations and report on trends observed to management.
To work as a regulatory administrator, a person must typically have a university degree in some related discipline to the industry in which he or she works. The prospective administrator may even find that jobs in this field require post-graduate education in management or analysis. Most regulatory administrators work regular office hours, but they should also expect field work and extensive travel as part of the hands-on visual inspection portion of their jobs.
Regulatory Administrator Tasks
- Review product lists to contact customers affected by changes in regulations.
- Track and review regulatory documents from vendors and suppliers.
- Respond to questions posed by regulatory officials or foreign governments and work with them to meet goals.
- Determine if products meet federal, state, and local regulations and requirements.
- Oversee complaint system, respond appropriately and escalate large issues.
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Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Administrator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Regulatory Administrators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $46K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Regulatory Administrators make a median salary of $54K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Regulatory Administrators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $69K.