Regulatory Specialist Salary

Average Regulatory Specialists in the United States make around $55K annually. In the world of Regulatory Specialists, overall income ranges from $35K near the bottom to $82K at the top; this can include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. For the most part, Regulatory Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Regulatory Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,165 - $81,412
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$81K
MEDIAN: $55,307
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$14.48 - $30.48
(Median)
$14
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$39,165 - $81,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,181  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $7,728  
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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$34,643 - $81,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 338
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $30.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.63  
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 - $7,181  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $7,728  
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).
)
$34,643 - $81,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Regulatory Specialist

Regulatory specialists work with regulatory procedures and bodies, with day-to-day functions including writing and auditing reports and applications, as well as verifying and recording the company's progress. In addition to producing reports, the regulatory specialist must contribute to analyzing company policies and protocols, which requires regular communication with management and other departments. Tools for the job are mostly limited to standard computer software such as the Microsoft Office suite, but may also include project management and document organization tools.

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Regulatory 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.

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Popular Skills for Regulatory Specialist


Survey takers who work as Regulatory Specialists usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Environmental Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, and Safety Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance. Environmental Compliance and Regulatory Compliance are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Specialist

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


For Regulatory Specialists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $47K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $60K. Regulatory Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $64K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Regulatory Specialist generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $68K.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 11%
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