Regulatory Lawyer Salary

Regulatory Lawyers receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $104K 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. Women Regulatory Lawyers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$59,763 - $188,826
$60K
$100K
$190K
MEDIAN: $103,777
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$59,763 - $188,826  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,355  
Profit Sharing
$13,490  
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$62,609 - $221,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Regulatory Lawyers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $80K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $107K. Regulatory Lawyers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $148K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $187K on average.

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Key Stats for Regulatory Lawyer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
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
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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