Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $53K per year on average. The largest fraction of Lender Processing Services people (38 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $79K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Software Apps Development Managers, who earn an average approximately $102K per year, closely trailed by Programmer Analysts (around $78K), .NET Software Developers ($72K), and Application Developers ($52K). IT Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $48K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Minneapolis, Minn. (around $79K), Jacksonville, Fla. (approximately $76K), and San Diego, Calif. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Sharon, Pa. — at $53K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Lender Processing Services employees make the most in Colorado, earning about $80K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Microsoft Certified Application Developer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $76K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $67K per year for accredited Microsoft Certified Professionals. Lender Processing Services workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) are also well compensated, earning $100K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Visual Basic in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $102K annually. Folks here also tend to know C#; on the survey, around two in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, and ASP.NET.
Lender Processing Services' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all workers, and the vast majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at Lender Processing Services are a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, optional telecommute / work from home, flexible hours, and life insurance.