Average pay for Regulatory Lawyers in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($117K). Men make up a slight majority of Regulatory Lawyers (59 percent) who responded to the survey. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$56,961 - $256,163
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
Job Description for Regulatory Lawyer
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.