Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $78K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $62K per year on average.
Information Technology Project Managers earn the highest median pay at $97K annually, followed by Lead Software Engineers ($96K), IT Senior Project Managers (around $92K), and Senior Software Engineers (about $89K). Near the bottom at Thomson Reuters are IT Systems Engineers, pulling in an average of just $56K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $94K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Philadelphia, Pa. ($89K), Dallas, Texas ($82K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (around $67K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Ann Arbor, Mich.; in fact, at approximately $58K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $89K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $150K per year for Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Sun Certified Java Programmer is rewarded with median pay of $131K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Thomson Reuters pays those with a Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) the most — approximately $120K.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $80K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; approximately one in ten of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, C#, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Thomson Reuters gives paid vacation to 35 percent and paid sick leave to one in four respondents. The vast majority of workers save for retirement through Thomson Reuters' 401(k) plan. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. Thomson Reuters also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.