Average Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salary

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The average salary for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist is $66,673.
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$48k - $89k
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$200 - $13k
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$46k - $92k

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Job Description for Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Regulatory Affairs Specialist Tasks
  • Ensure company compliance with all regulations and laws pertaining to company business.
  • Compile and maintain appropriate technical documents for regulatory submissions.
  • Conduct research to support regulatory submissions.
  • Prepare and submit documentation to regulatory agencies.

Job Satisfaction for Regulatory Affairs Specialist

3.8 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Regulatory Affairs Specialist are from the companies Medtronic, Inc., Stryker Corp. and Boston Scientific Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Abbott Laboratories where the average pay is $81,388. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Boston Scientific Corporation and Medtronic, Inc., earning around $73,063 and $70,253, respectively. Cryolife, Inc. pays the lowest at around $48,000. Cook, Inc. and Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,060 and $67,447, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Medical Devices, Project Management and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Affairs Specialist

An entry-level Regulatory Affairs Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,560 based on 102 salaries. An early career Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,311 based on 789 salaries. A mid-career Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,842 based on 262 salaries. An experienced Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,359 based on 147 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,824.
Employees with Regulatory Affairs Specialist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Irvine, California (10.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.7% more).

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