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Regulatory Affairs Associate Salary

An average Regulatory Affairs Associate in the United States can expect to take home roughly $57K per year. Total cash compensation for Regulatory Affairs Associates runs from $38K to $81K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Regulatory Affairs Associates is high. Female Regulatory Affairs Associates make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,529 - $79,560
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,679
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50%
90%

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$14.22 - $34.01
(Median)
$14
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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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
$39,529 - $79,560  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,173  
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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$37,573 - $81,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 381
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $34.01  
   
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 - $7,173  
   
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).
)
$37,573 - $81,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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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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Survey takers who work as 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 pay less than market rate include 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 11%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Regulatory Affairs Associate Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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