Regulatory Specialist Salary

Median pay for Regulatory Specialists in the United States is around $57K per year. Overall cash earnings for Regulatory Specialists vary widely between $35K and $83K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $8K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the majority of Regulatory Specialists (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$39,576 - $83,292
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,602
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$14.13 - $29.49
(Median)
$14
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,576 - $83,292  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,776  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,550  
Commission
$300.00  
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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$34,787 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $29.49  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $41.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,776  
   
Commission
$300.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,550  
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).
)
$34,787 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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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


Regulatory Specialists who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Clinical Research, Environmental Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance. Most people familiar with Regulatory Compliance also know Environmental Compliance.

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 beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $60K. Regulatory Specialists see a median salary of $66K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Regulatory Specialists with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $67K.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Clinical Research
up arrow 3%

National Average
$53,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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