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 can expect a wage between $56,330 to $197,270 depending on the level of seniority. can get an average pay level of one hundred and twenty-three thousand nine hundred and eigthy dollars per annum.

can get the best pay in District of Columbia, where they receive salary pay of close to about $155,020. They can get the best pay in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, which has job pay of $154,100.

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Regulatory Affairs Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Finance and Insurance
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance