Regulatory Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $55K per year on average. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. More than half of Regulatory Specialists (68 percent) survey participants are women. Most Regulatory Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$38,727 - $80,652
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MEDIAN: $54,657
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$14.36 - $31.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,727 - $80,652  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $8,162  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$34,969 - $79,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $31.38  
   
Overtime
$17.90 - $43.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$201.34 - $8,162  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$34,969 - $79,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • 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 typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Clinical Research, Environmental Compliance, and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Safety Compliance, Environmental Compliance, and Clinical Research. Most people experienced in 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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $50K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $57K. Regulatory Specialists bring in $66K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $59K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Regulatory Specialist Reviews

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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Experience Affects Regulatory Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Regulatory Specialist Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

Clinical Research
up arrow 11%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 16%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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