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Regulatory Affairs Associate Director Salary

Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $125K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $29K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors can bottom out near $80K or peak near $172K depending on individual performance. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$79,416 - $152,502
(Median)
$79K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $124,814
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,416 - $152,502  
   
Bonus
$4,858 - $29,006  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,866  
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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$80,322 - $172,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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Job Description for Regulatory Affairs Associate Director

Regulatory affairs associate directors are responsible for the regulation process for products which require governmental approval. They generally handle all government interactions for a company or client and work to ensure that all required documents and forms are submitted properly; other tasks may involve developing various procedures to ensure the regulatory compliance of products.

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Regulatory Affairs Associate Director Tasks

  • Collaborate with departments to collect and review information regarding compliance.
  • Attend and provide guidance on compliance during research, development, and manufacturing meetings.
  • Lead projects and teams to meet regulatory requirements, including collecting data to file or register.
  • Design and conduct trainings on rules and regulations.

Common Career Paths for Regulatory Affairs Associate Director


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Although many Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors transition into Regulatory Affairs Director roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $122K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Affairs Associate Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $117K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. After working for 10 to 20 years, Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors make a median salary of $144K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $151K on average.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Affairs Associate Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$137,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 2%
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