Regulatory Lawyer Salary

Median pay for Regulatory Lawyers in the United States is around $103K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Regulatory Lawyers. Women account for the majority of Regulatory Lawyers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$59,898 - $182,885
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MEDIAN: $102,772
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Salary $59,898 - $182,885
Bonus $0.00 - $50,806
Profit Sharing $3,740
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$63,518 - $212,770
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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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

  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases
  • 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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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
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Regulatory Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲75%

Experienced
▲39%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$107,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 8%
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