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Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of California

Updated August 2021.


Employees say this is a great place to work

Company Overview

About The Company

Blue Shield of California is a tax-paying nonprofit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with over 4.7 million members, over 7,700 employees, and over $22.8 billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1939 in San Francisco, and now headquartered in Oakland, Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide health, dental, vision, Medi-Cal and Medicare plans in California. We’ve invested $620 million in California communities since 2004 through the Blue Shield Foundation, to help improve the lives of those who struggle the most and to create a California that is full of possibilities for all.


7,537 U.S.-based Employees


Health Care

HQ Location

Oakland, CA, US

Employee Demographics


Company Culture at Blue Shield of California

The employee experience below at Blue Shield of California, compared to a typical U.S. based company.

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88% of employees at Blue Shield of California say it is a great place to work compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.

  • Blue Shield of California
  • 88%
  • Typical Company
  • 57%
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.

Why Work at Blue Shield of California?

See what employees say about what makes Blue Shield of California a great workplace. These words are drawn from employee comments on the Trust Index™ survey.

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