The highest average salaries go to Healthcare Research Analysts, who bring in close to around $81K per year, though Nurse Case Managers are not far behind at about $65K along with Registered Nurses ($61K) and Business Systems Analysts ($57K). Operations Supervisors make an average $48K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $57K annually on average. The largest slice of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) workforce (30 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $64K per year.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Chattanooga, Tenn. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $66K annually; other top-paying cities include Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $62K) and Nashville, Tenn. ($60K).
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make around $122K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Nurse is rewarded with median pay of about $65K annually. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) come out on top, and their salaries approach $75K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $95K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee, Inc. (BCBST) workforce; slightly less than a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of respondents, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are gym membership, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.