Regulatory Lawyer Salary

Regulatory Lawyers in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $118K) surpassing six figures annually. Job satisfaction for Regulatory Lawyers is high. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Male Regulatory Lawyers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$59,392 - $246,581

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$58,958 - $257,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Regulatory Lawyer

Regulatory lawyers will need to know all of the specific rules and regulations for the industries that they specialize in. They work for companies to make sure that everything they do is legal and allowed, so they can make their products or services available to the public.

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Regulatory Lawyer Tasks

  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liablility, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.

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Experience Affects Regulatory Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$122,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 21%
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