Regulatory Affairs Associate Director Salary

On average, Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($137K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $30K and $35K, respectively — total cash payment to Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors can bottom out near $97K or peak near $191K depending on individual performance. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors survey respondents are women (77 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$97,485 - $168,801
$97K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $138,162
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$64.00 - $100.00
$90
MEDIAN: $90.00
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$0$200K
Salary $97,485 - $168,801
Bonus $4,880 - $31,085
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $41,031
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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$100,658 - $200,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data $0$100
Hourly Rate $90.00
Annual Data $0$200K
Bonus $4,880 - $31,085
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $41,031
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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$100,658 - $200,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Regulatory Affairs Associate Director

Regulatory affairs associate directors are responsible for the regulation process for products which require governmental approval. They generally handle all government interactions for a company or client and work to ensure that all required documents and forms are submitted properly; other tasks may involve developing various procedures to ensure the regulatory compliance of products.

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Regulatory Affairs Associate Director Tasks

  • Lead projects and teams to meet regulatory requirements, including collecting data to file or register.
  • Design and conduct trainings on rules and regulations.
  • Collaborate with departments to collect and review information regarding compliance.
  • Attend and provide guidance on compliance during research, development, and manufacturing meetings.

Common Career Paths for Regulatory Affairs Associate Director


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Although many Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors transition into Regulatory Affairs Director roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $127K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Affairs Associate Director

Pay by Experience for a Regulatory Affairs Associate Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Regulatory Affairs Associate Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Regulatory Affairs Associate Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Regulatory Affairs Associate Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 73 salaries. A Regulatory Affairs Associate Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Regulatory Affairs Associate Director

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Regulatory Affairs Associate Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$153,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 5%