Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salary

Median pay for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists in the United States comes out to approximately $87K per year, but employers in Irvine pay the most, the average compensation in that city is around $105K. Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+15 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), Florham Park (+8 percent), and Pleasanton (+6 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,511 - $112,724
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$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $86,796
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MEDIAN: $39.31
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,511 - $112,724  
   
Bonus
$1,526 - $12,374  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $6,304  
Total Pay (?
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$68,862 - $119,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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Hourly Rate
$39.31  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,526 - $12,374  
   
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $6,304  
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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$68,862 - $119,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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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

  • 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.
  • Prepare responses to action letters and other agency requests.
  • 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.

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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The biggest paychecks can be found at Medtronic, Inc. — the median salary there is $100K.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $85K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $92K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists make a median salary of $98K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Key Stats for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$91,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$91,000


Technical Writing
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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