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Regulatory Affairs Specialists

Overview

Regulatory affairs specialists coordinate and document the regulatory processes for companies. These processes may include internal audits, inspections, and license renewals and registrations. Specialists gather and review data and prepare reports for regulatory submissions for domestic and international projects. They stay up to date on current and emerging regulations, standards, and guidance documents. The job requires strong knowledge of laws and government regulations and also strong technology and organizational skills. There are approximately 287,130 compliance officers, including regulatory affairs specialists, employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Regulatory Affairs Manager, Director

Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Regulatory Affairs Associate, Project Associate

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