Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salary

The median salary for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists in the United States is approximately $87K annually, but employers pay the most in Irvine, offering around $105K on average. Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+14 percent), Minneapolis (+7 percent), Florham Park (+7 percent), and Pleasanton (+5 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$66,974 - $112,575
$67K
$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,258
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50%
90%

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$34.23 - $54.04
$40
MEDIAN: $40.45
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$0$117K
Salary $66,974 - $112,575
Bonus $1,568 - $11,335
Profit Sharing $489.36 - $6,638
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$68,403 - $117,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 247
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $40.45
Overtime $64.00
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $1,568 - $11,335
Profit Sharing $489.36 - $6,638
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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$68,403 - $117,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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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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Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists who transition into an upper level Regulatory Affairs Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Regulatory Affairs Manager makes $95K a year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist


Medtronic, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $100K on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 62 salaries. A Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 21 salaries.

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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 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$92,000


Technical Writing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 2%
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