Salary for Regulatory Affairs Managers

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Regulatory affairs managers make certain that a company or institution is in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations for their industry. This can be a daunting task, and requires several years of industry experience as well as higher education. The majority of individuals in this occupation have their Bachelor's degree, although many have obtained Master's degrees and a small percentage have gone so far as to pursue doctorates or equivalent degrees. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate between departments, as well as with regulators and clients in order to effectively ensure product compliance. In cases where product recalls, regulatory agency inspections, or audits are involved, regulatory affair managers coordinate and direct compliance efforts. They are also responsible for investigating consumer complaints and prepare and submit related reports to consumer and regulatory agencies.

A Regulatory Affairs Manager usually receives a pay level somewhere between 80000 and 120000 based on experience. Regulatory Affairs Managers get average salaries of One Hundred Four Thousand Seven Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Regulatory Affairs Managers receive the highest compensation in the District of Columbia, where they earn a compensation of close to about $124070. People holding this job title receive the highest salary in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they receive job pay of $124280.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.05 percent nationwide in that time.
Regulatory Affairs Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $124,280
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $119,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $115,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises $111,060
Manufacturing $110,800
Utilities $109,930
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $72,000
Accommodation and Food Services $80,530
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $82,560
Health Care and Social Assistance $86,560
Other Services (except Public Administration) $89,020
Educational Services $89,930