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Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salary

Pay for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $84K annually. Overall cash earnings for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists stretch from $60K on the lower end to $115K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $12K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$59,577 - $106,969
MEDIAN: $83,918

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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.
$59,577 - $106,969  
$1,439 - $11,738  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $6,196  
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).
$60,494 - $115,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205

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Job Description for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

A senior regulatory affairs specialist helps their organization navigate the regulatory life cycle of a product or project. First and foremost, the specialist must have an extensive knowledge of state and federal regulations. Due to the technical nature of most products and projects, the senior regulatory affairs specialist must also be well educated about the product(s) or projects being completed.


Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Tasks

  • Serve as a liaison with regulatory agencies pertaining to assigned products/teams.
  • Assemble, prepare and submit original registrations, amendments, variations, maintenance reports and other documents to regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare responses to action letters and other agency requests.
  • Collaborate with other functional areas to obtain documentation for regulatory purposes.
  • Prepare regulatory strategies and identify regulatory requirements for submissions to ensure the efficient approval and registration of products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

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

Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $85K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $89K. For Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $93K. 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 $97K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


70 %
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 4%