Bringing in the most money are IT Team Leaders — their earnings average approximately $104K per year. Senior Business Analysts are a close second at $83K along with Senior Business Systems Analysts ($82K) and Vendor Managers (around $72K). On the lower end are Customer Service Representatives at $31K on average.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $53K annually. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $73K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $74K annually) can be spotted in Raleigh-durham, N.C.; Chapel Hill, N.C. (about $73K), Raleigh, N.C. ($71K), and Cary, N.C. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. Fayetteville, N.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $32K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts receive bigger paychecks (approximately $86K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Lean Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make $85K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — around $82K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $88K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) workforce; about one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Business Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) provides an optional 401(k) plan, and almost all workers participate. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Perks also include gym membership, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.