Category Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $87K per year; Senior Business Analysts, Contract Administrators, and Java Developers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $79K, $70K, and approximately $63K, respectively. Customer Service Representatives make an average $32K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($74K annually) can be spotted in Durham, N.C.; Chapel Hill, N.C. (around $73K), Raleigh, N.C. ($69K), and Winston-Salem, N.C. (approximately $39K) are the next top-paying cities. Fayetteville, N.C. is near the bottom for pay at $35K.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) for between five and 10 years earn $73K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $52K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $103K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $79K annually. Employees who have a Doctorate (PhD) make the most here, hauling in approximately $88K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Business Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $95K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) workers, with approximately one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Contract Negotiation.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. (BCBSNC) gives paid vacation to 35 percent and paid sick leave to a sixth of workers. Most workers report contributing to a 401(k). For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to gym membership, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.