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 sector, from Software Engineer to Senior Financial Analyst. The average Thomson Reuters employee earns $79K per year. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Thomson Reuters workers, followed by your experience level and where you live. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Thomson Reuters
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Software Engineer (25)
$62,625 - $97,380  
[-]Software Engineer (25)
Salary$60,974 - $91,730  
Bonus$1,007 - $7,946  
Profit Disbursement$543 - $6,342  
Total Pay$62,625 - $97,380  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (23)
$70,730 - $137,516  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (23)
Salary$68,131 - $125,359  
Bonus$1,021 - $13,906  
Total Pay$70,730 - $137,516  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (9)
$55,339 - $96,829  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (9)
Salary$54,008 - $93,950  
Bonus$613 - $7,160  
Total Pay$55,339 - $96,829  
[+]Lead Software Engineer (9)
$70,744 - $137,955  
[+]Lead Software Engineer (9)
Salary$70,149 - $128,720  
Bonus$735 - $10,588  
Total Pay$70,744 - $137,955  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 364
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New York City, New York 10036


News Syndicates

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The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Development Engineers, who earn $104K, closely trailed by Lead Software Engineers ($96K), Senior Software Engineers ($87K), and Senior Financial Analysts (about $80K). Earning only around $64K, Client Service Managers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $62K. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make around $78K. The largest slice of the Thomson Reuters workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns approximately $90K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K per year) can be spotted in Boston; New York ($91K), Minneapolis ($72K), and Philadelphia (about $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $61K) is Ann Arbor. Thomson Reuters workers in New York earn the most — around $89K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ITIL Leaders receive bigger paychecks (about $110K) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded at $108K per year. At Thomson Reuters, employees who hold a Juris Doctor (JD), Law receive the highest salaries at approximately $150K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Java; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $84K. Project Management is a popular skill among Thomson Reuters workers, with nearly one-seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, C#, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

38 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in three workers get sick leave. Thomson Reuters sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all workers use this option to save for their retirement. For a strong majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage, too. Thomson Reuters also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Thomson Reuters


30 %
70 %
$47,257 - $97,835
$52,156 - $95,972
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

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