Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $78K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $62K annually.
Senior Software Development Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $104K per year on average; Lead Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $96K, followed by Senior Software Engineers earning $92K and Senior Financial Analysts making $80K. Among the lower-paid positions at Thomson Reuters are IT Systems Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $56K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($91K), Dallas, Texas (about $89K), and Philadelphia, Pa. ($89K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $56K, Ann Arbor, Mich. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is $92K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $150K annually. Earning a Sun Certified Java Programmer certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $131K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Thomson Reuters pays those with a Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) the most — about $120K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $82K annually. A garden variety skill at Thomson Reuters is Microsoft Excel; roughly one in ten of Thomson Reuters' people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, C#, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
Thomson Reuters lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only one in four workers take sick leave. Nearly all workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Thomson Reuters provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.