Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $53K annually. The largest slice of the Lender Processing Services workforce (38 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $79K per year.
Software Apps Development Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $102K annually; Programmer Analysts come in second with average earnings amounting to about $78K, while .NET Software Developers and Application Developers rank near the top as well ($72K and $52K, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at Lender Processing Services are IT Business Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $48K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $80K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Minneapolis, Minn. (around $79K), Jacksonville, Fla. (approximately $76K), and San Diego, Calif. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $53K) is Sharon, Pa. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Colorado; salaries there average to $80K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Certified Application Developers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $76K per year. Microsoft Certified Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $67K annually. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) at Lender Processing Services come out on top, and their salaries approach around $100K per year.
Employees who count Visual Basic among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $102K annually. Folks here also tend to know C#; on the survey, roughly two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, and ASP.NET.
Lender Processing Services' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, optional telecommute / work from home, flexible hours, and life insurance.