Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of California

Updated June 2022.


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.


7,768 U.S.-based Employees


Health Care

Employee Demographics


Company Culture at Blue Shield of California

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

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87% 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
  • 87%
  • Typical Company
  • 57%
When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
People care about each other 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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