Regulatory Lawyer Salary

Earnings for Regulatory Lawyers in the United States come in at around $102K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Regulatory Lawyers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 64 percent of professionals. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$58,287 - $179,791
$58K
$100K
$180K
MEDIAN: $102,200
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Salary $58,287 - $179,791
Bonus $0.00 - $50,507
Profit Sharing $3,740
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$60,799 - $198,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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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
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Regulatory Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲74%

Experienced
▲38%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$107,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 11%
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