Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $78K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Thomson Reuters employees (29 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $63K per year on average.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Development Engineers, who bring in close to about $104K annually, though Lead Software Engineers are not far behind at around $96K along with Senior Software Engineers ($87K) and Senior Financial Analysts (approximately $80K). IT Systems Engineers make an average $58K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $93K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. ($93K), Philadelphia, Pa. (about $90K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (approximately $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Ann Arbor, Mich. is near the bottom for pay at $58K. Across Thomson Reuters' U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home about $91K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Sun Certified Java Programmers, who make $131K per year. Licensed Lawyers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $122K annually. Employees who have a Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in $120K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $82K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Thomson Reuters workforce; nearly one in eight of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Java, and C#.
Benefits and Perks
35 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in four respondents can take paid time off for illness. A 401(k) program is available, and the vast majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. At Thomson Reuters, a large number of respondents have health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.