Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $78K annually. Overall, the greater share of Thomson Reuters folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $62K per year.
Lead Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $94K annually — though IT Senior Project Managers, Senior Software Engineers, and Senior Financial Analysts also do fairly well at $92K, about $87K, and approximately $80K, respectively. IT Systems Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $58K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $92K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Philadelphia, Pa. (around $90K), Dallas, Texas ($86K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (about $69K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of St. Louis, Mo. — at $59K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to approximately $90K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Senior Human Resources Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $145K per year. Becoming a Licensed Lawyer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $122K on average. At Thomson Reuters, employees who hold a Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at $120K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $82K annually. A garden variety skill at Thomson Reuters is Microsoft Excel; around one in eight of Thomson Reuters' people use it regularly. Data Analysis, SQL, and C# round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 36 percent receiving paid vacation and 29 percent receiving paid sick days. Thomson Reuters sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of employees, and a large number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.