UGA Regulatory Affairs Careers in Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory Affairs Career Opportunities & Professional Growth

Regulatory Affairs Positions

2014 Regulatory Affairs Careers Presentation (in .PDF format)

For information about the profession of Regulatory Affairs, please visit our page on About the Profession. 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 type

Mean Base Salary by Employer

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