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Average Salary for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) Employees

The typical salary at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) is $59K per year. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST), the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live factors into the equation as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

How This Employer Pays

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Applications Systems Analyst (2)
$62,165 - $109,763  
[-]Applications Systems Analyst (2)
Salary$60,260 - $100,461  
Bonus$1,118 - $11,742  
Total Pay$62,165 - $109,763  
[+].NET Software Developer / Programmer (2)
$37,105 - $73,583  
[+].NET Software Developer / Programmer (2)
Salary$39,507 - $70,866  
Total Pay$37,105 - $73,583  
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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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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) Details

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Health Insurance

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Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $59K for those with five or more years experience. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) people (36 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn $57K annually.


The highest paychecks go to .NET Software Developers, who earn about $55K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make approximately $57K. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) — these employees make the most at $72K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Customer Relationship Management ; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $108K. Project Management is a popular skill among Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) workers, with one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. SQL, Microsoft Excel, and C# round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Half of workers have paid vacation, and only about one in four workers can take paid time off for illness. Almost all employees report contributing to a 401(k). For the greater part of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

64 %
36 %
$44,040 - $73,873
$45,302 - $64,757
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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