Regulatory Lawyer Salary

Regulatory Lawyers receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $105K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Regulatory Lawyers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Women Regulatory Lawyers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$59,898 - $188,182
$60K
$100K
$190K
MEDIAN: $104,958
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Salary
$59,898 - $188,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,521  
Profit Sharing
$13,490  
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$62,735 - $220,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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

  • 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.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Regulatory Lawyer

Pay by Experience for a Regulatory Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Regulatory Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Regulatory Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Regulatory Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 12 salaries. A Regulatory Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $187,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Regulatory Lawyer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Regulatory Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲74%

Experienced
▲38%

National Average
$108,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 10%