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Regulatory Affairs Associate Salary

Pay for Regulatory Affairs Associates in the United States sits in the ballpark of $57K annually. In the world of Regulatory Affairs Associates, overall income ranges from $37K near the bottom to $82K at the top; this can include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Female Regulatory Affairs Associates make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,411 - $80,190
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,769
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$14.19 - $31.44
(Median)
$14
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,411 - $80,190  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,260  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,727  
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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$37,333 - $82,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 378
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $31.44  
   
Overtime
$22.63 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,260  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,727  
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).
)
$37,333 - $82,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Job Description for Regulatory Affairs Associate

The regulatory affairs associate is typically responsible for overseeing regulatory compliance and issues for their firm. This may include representing the regulatory branch of the company at meetings, overseeing technical documentation, and conveying the subject of that documentation to other staff. Preserving quality standards is the most important function of this job; this may include internal and external audits, as well as the development of reports related to performance metrics. The associate should be able to maintain relevant databases, as well as the disseminate promotional materials. The associate also helps maintain the appropriate information on any needed labeling (such as pharmaceutical labeling) for their company's products. This job typically takes place in an office setting during regular business hours, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of the business.

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Regulatory Affairs Associate Tasks

  • Support company in regulatory matters.
  • Evaluate compliance with regulatory policy and procedures.
  • Prepare, review, and file regulatory documents.
  • Research and make recommendations on regulatory policy.

Common Career Paths for Regulatory Affairs Associate


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Regulatory Affairs Associates who transition into a Regulatory Affairs Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $91K per year.

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Typical Regulatory Affairs Associates report a focused set of job skills. Regulatory Compliance and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office and Regulatory Compliance.

Regulatory Affairs Associate Reviews

What is it like working as a Regulatory Affairs Associate?

Regulatory Affairs Associate in Boston:
"Great Rewarding Work."
Pros: My field is relatively new; I work in observational research, which means there is little regulation in the US, and the regulations in Europe require a great deal of interpretation. I like that my job requires a great deal of critical thinking, and the days are constantly changing.
Cons: Because the field is so new, and my division is growing so fast, I find myself completing a lot of tasks that are out of scope, including operations work that is not billed to our clients.

Regulatory Affairs Associate in Cincinnati:
"Hard Work For A Good Cause."
Pros: The company, the atmosphere and I literally learn something new everyday.
Cons: Repetitive.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Affairs Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Regulatory Affairs Associate Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%