Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $53K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Lender Processing Services employees (38 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $79K per year on average.
Software Apps Development Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $102K annually; Programmer Analysts come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $78K, while .NET Software Developers and Application Developers rank near the top as well (around $72K and $52K, respectively). On the lower end are IT Business Analysts at around $48K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Minneapolis, Minn. ($79K), Jacksonville, Fla. ($76K), and San Diego, Calif. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $53K) in Sharon, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Colorado, where salaries average out at $80K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $76K per year for Microsoft Certified Application Developers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Microsoft Certified Professional is rewarded with median pay of about $67K annually. 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 approximately $102K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Lender Processing Services is C#; close to two-fifths of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, and ASP.NET.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for almost all workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, optional telecommute / work from home, flexible hours, and life insurance.