Regulatory Specialist Salary

Average Regulatory Specialists in the United States make around $55K annually. Total cash compensation to Regulatory Specialists ranges from $34K on the lower end to $82K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $8K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Regulatory Specialists survey respondents are women (70 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$38,658 - $81,910
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,764
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50%
90%

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$14.34 - $30.41
(Median)
$14
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$38,658 - $81,910  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,783  
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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$34,117 - $82,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $30.41  
   
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,783  
   
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).
)
$34,117 - $82,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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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


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Regulatory Specialists who took the survey. Those who have experience with Environmental Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, and Safety Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Safety Compliance. Experience with Environmental Compliance is often linked with knowledge of Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Specialist

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


For many Regulatory Specialists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $47K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $59K. Regulatory Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $63K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $68K.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 4%

Regulatory Compliance
0%

National Average
$52,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%