IT Team Leaders represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $104K per year — though Category Managers, Senior Business Systems Analysts, and Vendor Managers also do fairly well at $87K, approximately $83K, and around $72K, respectively. Customer Service Representatives at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($33K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $51K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $73K per year. Overall, the greater share of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $81K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Chapel Hill, N.C.; Raleigh-durham, N.C. (around $74K), Raleigh, N.C. ($69K), and Cary, N.C. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $65K) is Durham, N.C.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn $90K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Lean Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of $85K per year on average. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning about $82K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Business Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $83K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just under a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) also dishes out privileges such as gym membership, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.