Average Salary for Thomson Reuters Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., news syndicates company Thomson Reuters employs talent in positions ranging from Software Engineer to Senior Financial Analyst. The average Thomson Reuters employee earns $81K per year. At Thomson Reuters, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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New York City, New York 10036


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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $65K annually. Average pay is $80K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $94K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Software Development Managers, who earn an average around $125K per year, closely trailed by IT Senior Project Managers ($113K), Lead Software Engineers (approximately $110K), and Senior Financial Analysts (around $84K). Among the lower-paid positions at Thomson Reuters are Software Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches about $70K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; New York, N.Y. ($98K), Dallas, Texas (approximately $80K), and Philadelphia, Pa. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Eagan, Minn. — at approximately $71K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $95K per year) in New York.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Sun Certified Java Programmers, who make $131K annually. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $118K per year. Thomson Reuters compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance-holders the most at $144K annually.


In this position, it pays to have C# Programming Language in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $85K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Thomson Reuters is SQL; about an eighth of employees use it for work. Project Management, JavaScript, and Data Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A third of survey participants have paid vacation, and only about a quarter of survey participants can take paid time off for illness. A 401(k) program is available, and most survey participants use it to save for retirement. Most workers report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Thomson Reuters employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Thomson Reuters


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$50,425 - $96,107
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$55,168 - $95,416
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