Average Salary for Thomson Reuters Employees

New York City, N.Y.-based Thomson Reuters hires for positions ranging from Software Engineer to Senior Financial Analyst in the news syndicates. Compensation for Thomson Reuters employees is around $81K per year on average. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Thomson Reuters workers, followed by your job title and geography. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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.

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Key Stats for Thomson Reuters


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$48,427 - $99,206
$51,019 - $101,648
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

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