Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salary

The median pay for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists comes out to approximately $87K annually in the United States, but employers in Irvine offer the most; the average salary in that city is around $105K. 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). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$66,803 - $111,314
$67K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,625
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50%
90%

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$36.83 - $52.38
$43
MEDIAN: $43.24
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$0$116K
Salary $66,803 - $111,314
Bonus $1,531 - $10,940
Profit Sharing $350.00 - $6,741
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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$68,320 - $116,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 251
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $43.24
Hourly Tips $2.19
Overtime $64.00
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $1,531 - $10,940
Profit Sharing $350.00 - $6,741
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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$68,320 - $116,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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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Many Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists move into a Regulatory Affairs Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Regulatory Affairs Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist


Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists flock to Medtronic, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $100K lead the pack in compensation.

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
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Salaries

National Average
$92,000

Project Management
▼1%


Technical Writing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 2%
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