Regulatory Affairs Associate Salary

Pay for Regulatory Affairs Associates in the United States sits in the ballpark of $57K per year. In the world of Regulatory Affairs Associates, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $38K and $82K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Regulatory Affairs Associates like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Regulatory Affairs Associates survey respondents are women (75 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,766 - $80,464
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,888
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$14.34 - $33.88
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$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,766 - $80,464  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,746  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $15,000  
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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$37,956 - $82,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 389
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $33.88  
   
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,746  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $15,000  
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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$37,956 - $82,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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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.

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At the upper end, Regulatory Affairs Associates who move into a Regulatory Affairs Associate Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors is a much higher $118K per year. It is quite typical for Regulatory Affairs Associates to transition into roles as Regulatory Affairs Specialists or Regulatory Affairs Managers, where reported median earnings are $5K and $37K higher per year.

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Regulatory Affairs Associates only report a few specific skills. Regulatory Compliance and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office.

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 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Regulatory Affairs Associate Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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