Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salary

Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $85K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $6K, respectively — total cash payment to Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists can bottom out near $64K or peak near $118K depending on individual performance. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$62,094 - $111,770
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MEDIAN: $85,425
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$23.28 - $49.32
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,094 - $111,770  
   
Bonus
$1,521 - $12,285  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $6,167  
Total Pay (?
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$63,768 - $118,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.28 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$50.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,521 - $12,285  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $6,167  
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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$63,768 - $118,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist


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For Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Regulatory Affairs Manager.

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Survey takers who work as Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists usually report a few specific skills. Regulatory Compliance and Technical Writing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

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


For Senior Regulatory Affairs 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $84K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $90K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists make a median salary of $93K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $97K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$88,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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