IT Senior Project Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $97K annually on average; Senior Systems Administrators are next on the list, bringing in close to $78K, followed by Network Analysts earning around $75K and Applications Systems Programmers making $54K. Financial compensation for Claims Processors is rather low — on average only $25K — relative to the rest of the company.
Residents of Nashville, Tenn. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $65K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Columbia, S.C. (around $61K) and Florence, S.C. (about $48K). By state, Tennessee offers the highest pay at approximately $65K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $51K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $54K annually on average. The largest slice of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) workforce (33 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $63K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $94K annually. Certified ITIL Leaders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $91K per year. It pays to have a bachelor's degree in technology at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) — these employees make the most at $90K annually.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $94K per year. Data Analysis is a popular skill among Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) workers, with about one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, SQL, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) gives paid vacation days to 28 percent and sick leave to one in seven employees. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a solid majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.