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Average Salary for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) Employees

Operating out of Columbia, S.C., health insurance company Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) employs talent in positions ranging from Contract Administrator to Information Technology Manager. The median salary at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) is $51K per year. Though your experience level and where you live are influential salary factors for those at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC), your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) typically pays:
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Employer: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
$20,369 - $40,637  
[-]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
Bonus$228.50 - $3,660  
Total Pay$20,369 - $40,637  
[+]Claims Processor (3)
$20,770 - $38,611  
[+]Claims Processor (3)
Total Pay$20,770 - $38,611  
[+]Senior Programmer Analyst (2)
$48,227 - $98,645  
[+]Senior Programmer Analyst (2)
Total Pay$48,227 - $98,645  
[+]Contract Administrator (2)
$38,828 - $83,098  
[+]Contract Administrator (2)
Salary$42,241 - $83,626  
Total Pay$38,828 - $83,098  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Columbia, South Carolina 

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Bringing in the most money are Information Technology Managers — their earnings average about $104K annually. Contract Administrators are a close second at $56K along with Applications Systems Programmers (approximately $54K) and System Support Technicians ($52K).

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $50K per year. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $53K annually.


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Columbia, S.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $60K per year; other top-paying cities include Surfside Beach, S.C. ($47K) and Charleston, S.C. (approximately $41K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $68K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to around $60K per year for accredited CompTIA Security+ Experts. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC), employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at $64K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report SQL among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $67K annually. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, one-tenth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Java, Accounts Payable, and JCL round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most respondents, and for a majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance.

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Key Stats for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC)


70 %
30 %
$27,821 - $58,122
$50,684 - $100,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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