The average pay for a Vice President (VP), Regulatory Affairs is $189,371 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$108,448 - $249,314
MEDIAN: $189,370

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$112,795 - $288,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Regulatory Affairs

For large companies which do a great deal of work in the health care field, employing a Vice President (VP) of Regulatory Affairs is very common. This is an executive at the highest level of the organization's leadership who is primarily concerned with ensuring that the company's products and services comply with all national laws and regulations which may govern them. He/she also represents the company before regulatory boards and inquiries and may work to help influence future legislation and regulations.


Vice President (VP), Regulatory Affairs Tasks

  • Lead regulatory aspects clinical trials, including maintaining paperwork for grants and funded projects.
  • Prepare, submit, and disseminate period reports internally and to regulatory bodies.
  • Represent the organization at regulatory and compliance meetings, becoming an expert in compliance matters.
  • Direct submission of information to federal bodies, including the FDA.
  • Review, analyze, and bring up to compliance all behaviors and paperwork regarding new and existing products and projects.

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What is it like working as a Vice President (VP), Regulatory Affairs?

Vice President (VP), Regulatory Affairs in Seattle:
"VP, Regulatory & Clinical Affairs."
Pros: Developing regulatory strategies for product registration in worldwide jurisdictions. Setting up clinical trials at diverse locations for a variety of clinical conditions. Participating in strategic company goals. Medical research as it applies to our platform technology.
Cons: Lack of recognition of my skill set. Lack of defined equity position. Poor stock position. The management trust in external consultants rather than internal people who are more aware of our situation.

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Common Health Benefits

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Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
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Vision: 71%
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None: 7%