CareerBliss Snapshot: Blue Cross Blue Shield

Posted November 09, 2011

CareerBliss company snapshot of Blue Cross Blue Shield A federation of dozens of health insurance companies throughout the U.S., Blue Cross Blue Shield traces its roots to a 1929 insurance plan that guaranteed teachers at Baylor University 21 days of hospital care for $6 a year. The plan gradually expanded to include more groups. Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield provides health insurance to more than 100 million Americans.

Average Blue Cross Blue Shield Salary Range: $20k – $149k

  • Average senior project manager salary at Blue Cross Blue Shield: $105k
  • Average customer service salary at Blue Cross Blue Shield: $27k
  • Average QA analyst salary at Blue Cross Blue Shield: $70k
  • Average claims processor salary at Blue Cross Blue Shield: $27k

The Good:

“Overall, the company has the right idea in vision, mission and values.” — employee

“Good employees, dedicated to their job.” — manager

“It was an amazing place to work and they took very good care of their employees.” — technical support specialist

The Bad:

“Declining work-life balance – the company preaches the importance of Work-Life balance but they don’t stand behind what they promote.” — LAN administrator

“There’s a lot of bureaucracy and it can take a long time getting simple things done because of that.” — test automation developer

“Lack of job advancement. Lack of technological innovation. Lack of progression. Lack of professionalism. Lack of oversight. Lack of accountability.” — Web developer

The Stats: Here’s a look at employee happiness at Blue Cross Blue Shield as of Nov. 8:

Happiness FactorCareerBliss* Rating
Growth Opportunity3.6
Compensation3.7
Benefits3.9
Recommend to Others3.7
Work-Life Balance3.8
Career Advancement3.5
Senior Management3.7
Job Security3.4
Overall score3.7

Sound good? Check out jobs at Blue Cross Blue Shield.

* CareerBliss Ratings are derived from company reviews that evaluate each of the key factors that contribute to the overall happiness in the workplace. Ratings are based on a scale of 1 to 5.

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