The average salary for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist is $87,097.
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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. Armed with information about the product or project, the senior regulatory affairs specialist pr…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist are from the companies Abbott Laboratories, Stryker Corp. and Medtronic, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Medtronic, Inc. where the average pay is $106,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Boston Scientific Corporation and Abbott Laboratories, earning around $94,749 and $88,683, respectively. Cardinal Health, Inc. pays the lowest at around $63,202. Stryker Corp. and Johnson & Johnson also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $86,415 and $87,500, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Skills in Medical Devices and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Project Management and Regulatory Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
An entry-level Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,167 based on 7 salaries. An early career Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,688 based on 149 salaries. A mid-career Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,676 based on 239 salaries. An experienced Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,718 based on 149 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
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Employees with Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Irvine, California (14.5% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (5.6% less).
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