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Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salary

Earnings for Regulatory Affairs Specialists in the United States come in at around $62K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Regulatory Affairs Specialists runs from $40K to $88K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though experience level and the individual firm have a (lesser) impact as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Women make up the majority of Regulatory Affairs Specialists (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,270 - $84,305
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$42K
$62K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,817
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$14.95 - $29.98
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$42,270 - $84,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,148  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $5,034  
Total Pay (?
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$39,512 - $87,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 724
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Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $29.98  
   
Overtime
$18.66 - $57.81  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,148  
   
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $5,034  
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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$39,512 - $87,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Regulatory Affairs Specialist

A regulatory affairs specialist assists in the implementation of international and domestic regulatory strategies. They help with the preparation, coordination, and compiling of applications to foreign and domestic regulatory agencies. Regulatory affairs specialist respond to common inquires from customers, members of the business community, and regulatory agencies. They are required to participate in customer complaint reviews to ensure global regulatory compliance and need to address all complaints and file all necessary paperwork.

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Regulatory Affairs Specialist Tasks

  • Conduct research to support regulatory submissions.
  • Prepare and submit documentation to regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure company compliance with all regulations and laws pertaining to company business.
  • Compile and maintain appropriate technical documents for regulatory submissions.

Regulatory Specialist Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Regulatory Affairs Specialist


Offering only $67K on average, Medtronic, Inc. seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $34K on the lower end and $83K on the higher end.

Popular Skills for Regulatory Affairs Specialist


Survey takers who work as Regulatory Affairs Specialists typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Devices, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Employees educated in Quality Assurance / Quality Control are typically practiced in Regulatory Compliance, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Affairs Specialist

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


Regulatory Affairs Specialists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $65K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $58K. Regulatory Affairs Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $71K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $83K.

Regulatory Affairs Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Regulatory Affairs Specialist?

Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Jacksonville:
"Pretty Good."
Pros: It's very challenging. I am always learning something new.
Cons: It can be very demanding at times.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Medical Devices
up arrow 13%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%