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Working at Premera

At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.

As the leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, we provide comprehensive health benefits and services to more than 2 million customers, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Our services include innovative programs focused on health management, wellness, prevention, and patient safety. We deliver these programs through health, life, vision, dental, disability, and other related products and services.

Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Mountlake Terrace, WA, with operations in Spokane and Anchorage. The company has operated in Washington since 1933 and in Alaska since 1952. With more than 80 years of experience in the region, we deliver innovation, choice, and expertise.

Our culture and values

We are creating an environment where our employees can do their best work. With our customers at the center of all we do, our culture promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. Every day, we focus on living our values:

  • Identify with the customer
  • Act with urgency
  • Be excellent
  • Challenge convention
  • Do the right thing
  • Work together

Join us on our journey and you’ll work with committed people working together with passion on behalf of our customers.

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Social impact

Premera's social impact is making a difference in our communities. Through volunteering, community engagement, and corporate giving, we promote new partnerships and are actively sponsoring initiatives that:

  • Support our company values
  • Address an identified community need
  • Directly impact and support innovation in health programs and healthcare service delivery
  • Enhance the ability of organizations and healthcare services to support their communities

Learn more about Premera’s social impact

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Commitment to diversity

At Premera, we’re committed to inclusive hiring practices and creating a diverse workforce that aligns with our values. We hire individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, and experiences.


Our culture

  • Shared values
  • Campus atmosphere
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Time off
  • Career development opportunities
  • Social responsibility and community involvement

Health & wellness

  • Premera offers a comprehensive benefits package for its employees and their eligible family members
  • Benefits start on day 1
  • Medical, dental and vision with affordable plan rates
  • Wellness incentives and onsite services
  • Healthy food and chefs who support local farms


  • 401K with company match, 100% vesting after 3 years
  • 100% employer-paid pension equity plan, vesting after 3 years
  • Rewards for great performance
  • Personal funding accounts
  • Personal safety net - life and disability insurance
  • Free parking
  • Commuter benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Discount program for a wide range of retail products, goods, and services

Veteran recruiting

Premera welcomes and supports veterans and their families. We have veterans working with us from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. We also partner with organizations that support veteran job placements.

Campus recruiting

Premera’s internship program is expanding. Our interns are applying their classroom knowledge and passion to help make healthcare work better. They are engaged in exciting and challenging projects that impact our customer’s lives and contribute to key initiatives.