Average Regulatory Specialists in the United States make around $54K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Regulatory Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,661 - $80,472
$39K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,104
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50%
90%

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$13.76 - $30.38
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,661 - $80,472  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,967  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$34,696 - $79,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $30.38  
   
Overtime
$19.59 - $41.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,967  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$34,696 - $79,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Regulatory Specialist


Regulatory Specialists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Environmental Consulting, Project Management, and Environmental Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 43 percent, 32 percent, and 21 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Safety Compliance and Clinical Research. It is often found that people who know Regulatory Compliance are also skilled in Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Specialist

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $58K. For Regulatory Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $58K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Regulatory Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Regulatory Specialist?

Regulatory Specialist in Norristown:
"Moving in a better direction."
Pros: Department is growing, allowing for more career growth. Direct manager has changed, and has expressed interest in setting me on a clear career path. Good office culture, some stress, able to work from home if requested.
Cons: The past 4 years have been a major change in job function without the corresponding raise. This has only changed a few months ago. VP is overbearing, and has caused previous middle management to leave.

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Key Stats for Regulatory Specialist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 43%

Project Management
up arrow 32%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 21%

National Average
$52,000


Clinical Research
up arrow 10%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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