Regulatory Affairs Managers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
34%
risk level
POLLING
49%
Based on 18 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
6.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$128,620
or $61.83 per hour
Volume
543,290
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Managers, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.7/10

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Automation risk

34% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

  • Originality

User poll

49% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 34% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Regulatory Affairs Managers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Managers, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 6.0% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Managers, All Other' was $128,620, or $61 per hour

'Managers, All Other' were paid 177.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 543,290 people employed as 'Managers, All Other' within the United States.

This represents around 0.37% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 272 people are employed as 'Managers, All Other'.

Job description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

SOC Code: 11-9199.01

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Comments

Cara Wilcox (Highly likely) says
AI is advancing rapidly. RA Managers primarily review documentation, which is a skill AI is great at, especially fact-based reviews.
Nov 28, 2023 at 06:38 AM
Teddy (No chance) says
Each regulatory submission is unique and regulations/guidances are constantly changing
Sep 14, 2022 at 04:30 PM
Cara says
Regulatory Affairs is primarily about reviewing, compiling, and formatting documentation, and cross-referencing against other documents. AI is also great ay reviewing regulations and guidance documents and summarizing/analyzing them. These are skills that AI (a form of automation) is progressively getting better at. While review of AI generated documents might be needed in the short-term, in the long-term, even that can be replaced.
Nov 28, 2023 at 06:43 AM

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