Average Regulatory Affairs Director Salary

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The average salary for a Regulatory Affairs Director is $139,489.
MEDIAN $139,489
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$88k - $187k
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$500 - $22k
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$90k - $215k

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Job Description for Regulatory Affairs Director

Regulatory Affairs Director Tasks
  • Advise the company on the regulatory aspects and climate that would affect proposed activities.
  • Serve as primary regulatory representative responsible for facilitating all regulatory agency interactions.
  • Provide appropriate communication and guidance to management and other internal functional areas responsible for submitting required regulatory documentation.
  • Develop company regulatory strategy.

Job Satisfaction for Regulatory Affairs Director

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

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Career Paths

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Regulatory Affairs Director
Vice President (VP), Regulatory Affairs
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Compliance Director
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Popular Skills for Regulatory Affairs Director

Skills in Leadership, Strategic Project Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Compliance and Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Affairs Director

An early career Regulatory Affairs Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $101,681 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Regulatory Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,437 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Regulatory Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,023 based on 293 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,652.
Employees with Regulatory Affairs Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (9.4% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (4.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.5% less).

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