Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $67K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Centene Corporation employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $51K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $70K annually) can be spotted in Baton Rouge, La.; Chicago, Ill. ($69K), St. Louis, Mo. (around $68K), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $48K) in Tampa, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; salaries there average to $71K per year.
Nurse Case Managers earn the highest median pay at $73K annually, followed by Contract Negotiators ($70K), IT Systems Engineers (around $68K), and Data Analysts (about $60K). On the lower end are Corporate Trainers at $52K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn around $81K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Case Manager certification garners significant financial rewards of $73K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a medical degree; Centene Corporation awards approximately $243K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $82K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Centene Corporation is Case Management, with one-seventh considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Centene Corporation gives paid vacation to 45 percent and paid sick leave to one in three respondents. Nearly all respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of employees report having health insurance, and most respondents report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.