Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Thomson Reuters for between five and 10 years earn about $78K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Thomson Reuters employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $62K per year on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Software Development Engineers, Lead Software Engineers, Senior Software Engineers, and Senior Financial Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $104K annually, the other salaries come in at $96K, $92K, and around $80K, respectively. 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 ($95K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($91K), Dallas, Texas (about $89K), and Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $89K) are the next top-paying cities. Ann Arbor, Mich. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $56K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Thomson Reuters employee makes $92K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $150K per year for Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Sun Certified Java Programmers with credentials; these people earn approximately $131K annually on average. Thomson Reuters compensates Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS)-holders the most at $120K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $82K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Thomson Reuters workers, with around one in ten of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Data Analysis, C#, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
35 percent have paid vacation, and only about a quarter of survey participants can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.