Average Salary for Thomson Reuters Employees

Headquartered in New York City, N.Y., Thomson Reuters offers a range of employment opportunities in the news syndicates, from Software Engineer to Senior Financial Analyst. Thomson Reuters pays its employees $81K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Thomson Reuters fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; geography and your role at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $64K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $80K annually. The largest slice of the Thomson Reuters workforce (35 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $95K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (about $99K), Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $94K), and Dallas, Texas ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. Eagan, Minn. is near the bottom for pay at about $68K. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at $97K per year.


Earning $115K annually on average, IT Senior Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Lead Software Engineers (approximately $106K), Senior Software Engineers (around $92K), and Senior Systems Engineers ($81K). With salaries averaging around $70K, Software Engineers are among the lowest paid at Thomson Reuters.

Certifications and Degrees

Sun Certified Web Component Developers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $148K per year. Sun Certified Java Programmers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $137K annually. The best paid folks at Thomson Reuters have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance, earning about $139K per year.


When it comes to skills, Microsoft SQL Server seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $91K annually. A common skill in Thomson Reuters' work force is Project Management; about a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include SQL, JavaScript, and Java.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Thomson Reuters gives paid vacation to 35 percent and paid sick leave to one in four survey participants. Most survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. Thomson Reuters also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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$48,438 - $95,343
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
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$54,708 - $92,852
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