Earning $104K annually on average, Information Technology Managers receive the most money, followed by Contract Administrators (about $56K), Applications Systems Programmers ($54K), and System Support Technicians ($52K).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $53K per year. The largest fraction of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $51K annually on average.
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 $58K per year; other top-paying cities include Surfside Beach, S.C. ($47K) and Charleston, S.C. ($41K).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $68K annually. Acquiring certification to be a CompTIA Security+ Expert is rewarded with median pay of around $60K per year. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $61K annually.
Benefits and Perks
It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC), a majority of workers have health insurance, and the larger part of respondents have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, gym membership, and optional telecommute / work from home.