Operations Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $96K annually — though Nurse Case Managers, Project Managers, and Data Analysts also do fairly well at $66K, about $61K, and $60K, respectively. Near the bottom at Centene Corporation are Provider Relations Specialists, pulling in an average of just approximately $53K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $64K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Centene Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $57K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($71K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Austin, Texas (around $67K), Dallas, Texas ($66K), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $61K) is Clayton, Mo. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — around $84K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, who make $81K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ITIL Leader is rewarded with median pay of $80K annually. Employees who have a medical degree make the most here, hauling in $168K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $88K annually. A garden variety skill at Centene Corporation is Microsoft Excel; nearly one in seven of Centene Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Case Management, Data Analysis, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Centene Corporation gives paid vacation to 37 percent and paid sick leave to a quarter of employees. Centene Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. At Centene Corporation, most employees have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.