Salary for Regulatory Affairs Specialists

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Regulatory affairs specialists are vital links between their employers and regulatory agencies. They make sure that their companies meet regulatory requirements, are properly licensed, and may handle risk management duties as well. These professionals are expected to maintain a working knowledge of their industry's regulatory standards and to be aware of regulatory requirements for different agencies on local, state, federal, and sometimes even global levels. The minimum education requirement for this position is a four year degree in a technical field, and many employers prefer candidates with significant work experience as well.

A Regulatory Affairs Specialist can earn salaries in a range of 48000 to 72000 depending on education and tenure levels. Regulatory Affairs Specialists usually get an average salary of Sixty Five Thousand dollars per annum.

Regulatory Affairs Specialists are compensated most highly in the District of Columbia, which has average pay scales of approximating $77520. People who work inside these careers can get the best pay in Information, where they can receive an average job salary of $75450.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 26.73 percent nationwide in that time.
Regulatory Affairs Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $75,450
Information $68,470
Manufacturing $67,920
Transportation and Warehousing $67,620
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $67,600
Finance and Insurance $67,040
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $38,340
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $52,240
Educational Services $57,630
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $57,740
Construction $57,800
Health Care and Social Assistance $59,440