ABBOTT LABORATORIES Regulatory Affairs Specialist I Salary in the United States

How much does a Regulatory Affairs Specialist I make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Regulatory Affairs Specialist I at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $69,640 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $59,925 and $79,355. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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What does a Regulatory Affairs Specialist I do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Individuals coordinate and support technical and scientific regulatory activities, research regulations and guidance, and maintain and organize key information sources.


  • Provides support for regulatory processes and procedures.
  • Maintains current registrations by preparing documentation required and submitting documentation on schedule as directed.
  • Completes daily work to meet established schedule with guidance from supervisor on prioritization of tasks.
  • May exercise authority within pre-established limits and approval. 
  • Failure to achieve results can normally be overcome without serious effect on the business.
  • Medical and regulatory terminology
  • Regulatory history, guidelines, policies, standards, practices, requirements and precedents
  • Regulatory agency structure, processes and key personnel
  • Principles and requirements of applicable product laws
  • Submission/registration types and requirements
  • GxPs (GCPs, GLPs, GMPs)
  • Principles and requirements of promotion, advertising and labeling


  • Bachelor's degree in science (biology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, medical technology, pharmacy, pharmacology), math, engineering, or medical fields is preferred.
  • 2+ years experience in a regulated industry (e.g., medical products, nutritionals). Regulatory area is preferred but may consider quality assurance, research and development/support, scientific affairs, operations, or related area.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Handle detailed tasks and prioritize them
  • Meet deadlines
  • Think analytically and critically
  • Review and analyze documentation
  • Work on projects/problems of limited scope
  • Research and locate information on regulatory requirements and similar products
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • General knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment
  • Apply business ethical standards
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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABBOTT LABORATORIES Regulatory Affairs Specialist I in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $59,925 to $79,355 with an average total cash compensation of $69,640. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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