Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $59K annually. Overall, the greater share of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $51K per year.
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 $59K annually; other top-paying cities include Surfside Beach, S.C. (approximately $47K) and Charleston, S.C. (around $41K).
Bringing in the most money are Contract Administrators — their earnings average $56K per year. Applications Systems Programmers are a close second at $54K along with System Support Technicians (around $52K).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $68K annually. Earning a CompTIA Security+ Expert certification garners significant financial rewards of $60K per year on average. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC), employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest salaries at about $61K.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, gym membership, and optional telecommute / work from home.