Regulatory Affairs Positions

2014 Regulatory Sciences Careers Presentation (PDF format)

Job postings for careers in Regulatory Affairs may be found at:

Career Pathways

  • Small Companies
    • Multiple Tasks & Jobs/”Hats”
    • Flexible Work Environment
    • Grow with Company
    • Single Product
  • Biotech growing
    • Rapid Growth Segment
    • Variety of Regulatory
  • Established Pharmaceutical Companies
    • More Established Positions
    • More Focused Jobs
    • Well Established Regulatory Processes & Methods
  • Established Medical Device Companies
    • Typically More Established Job Functions
    • Dynamic Challenges for Engineers and Scientists
    • Speed to Market Key to Survival and Growth
  • RA Professionals: Overall Bright Career Pathway

Regulatory Related Positions

  • Laboratory: Quality Control Unit
  • Research & Development
  • Vigilance and Post-market Surveillance
    • Adverse Event Reporting
    • Medical Device Reporting
  • Quality Control & Quality Assurance
    • Inspectors
    • Auditors
  • Compliance: Concurrent Auditing & Corporate Audit
  • Regulatory Affairs
    • Strategic and Tactical Planning
    • Submission Specialists
    • Advertising and Labeling Review
    • Project Team Members: New Products and Product Changes
    • Recall Coordinators

    Mean Base Salary by Employer

    The information below comes from RAPS Scope of Practice and Compensation Report for the Regulatory Profession. The most recent edition is found at

    Mean Base Salary by Employer

    For more information, please visit the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) site at www.raps.org