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

Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) offers a range of employment opportunities in the health insurance industry, from Information Technology Project Manager to System Support Technician. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) pays its employees $47K annually on average. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC), the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) typically pays:
-13%
below market

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Employer: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC)
Average Salary Range by Job
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$0$50K$100K$150K
[-]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (6)
$19,913 - $38,985  
   
[-]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (6)
Bonus$187.34 - $3,921  
   
Total Pay$19,913 - $38,985  
[+]Claims Processor (4)
$19,776 - $36,267  
   
[+]Claims Processor (4)
Total Pay$19,776 - $36,267  
   
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (2)
$71,631 - $141,814  
   
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (2)
Salary$67,652 - $133,364  
   
Bonus$1,502 - $14,906  
Total Pay$71,631 - $141,814  
[+]System Support Technician (2)
$35,526 - $62,458  
   
[+]System Support Technician (2)
Salary$37,837 - $60,027  
   
Total Pay$35,526 - $62,458  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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About This Company

Columbia, South Carolina 

Health Insurance

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Jobs

Information Technology Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $104K; Information Technology Project Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $77K, followed by System Support Technicians earning $52K and Senior Underwriters making approximately $45K. Financial compensation for Auditors is rather low — only about $32K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $50K for those with five to nine years of experience. 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 approximately $49K per year.

Locations

Median pay is highest in Nashville (about $61K annually), followed by the company's headquarter city of Columbia (around $52K), Greenville ($51K), and Surfside Beach ($47K). High paychecks are not found in Charleston; in fact, at $41K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) workers in Tennessee earn the most — $61K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Health Insurance Agents have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $87K. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of around $68K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) — these employees make the most at $79K per year.

Skills

The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Web Development; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $64K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; nearly one in six consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, SQL, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) can sometimes lack paid time off; 38 percent get paid vacation days, and one-seventh of workers receive paid sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC), including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, and gym membership.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) Job Listings

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Salary
$34,253 - $59,512
Salary
$35,454 - $84,441
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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