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.

$37,191 - $74,176
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$14.65 - $27.66
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$37,191 - $74,176  
   
Bonus
$2,250  
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$31,909 - $71,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $27.66  
   
Overtime
$23.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,250  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,909 - $71,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

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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.

Regulatory Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Regulatory Administrator?

Regulatory Administrator in Glendora:
"The Hook."
Pros: My job is very supportive of employee growth. My department is very lively and open for conversation and help.
Cons: I am only an intern that works on research and paperwork all day. I am ready for a permanent position.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Regulatory Administrator in Reston:
"All In The Details."
In order to excel in a regulatory affairs position one must be able to interpret and comprehend complex documents and pay very close attention to detail. One must also possess excellent written communication skills.

Regulatory Administrator in West Point:
"Be Very Flexible, Be Able To Multitask Working With FCC Prog."
Be well organized, be able to work with all types of people, be able to adapt to change very quickly, stay current on all Regulatory Rules pertaining to USAC Programs such as E-rate (Schools & Libraries) Rural. Health Care Programs and Lifeline Programs and. One must have knowledge of Telecommunications.

Regulatory Administrator in King of Prussia:
"Flexibility And Work-Life Balance Is Key."
Don't work for BNY Mellon as a Regulatory Administrator. Apparently this department in BNY Mellon "does not make any money for the company" as was told to me by my manager. Find a company where there is better pay, flexibility in work and life and a healthier work environment.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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