Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs Salary

Most Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $35K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,809 - $49,793
$28K
$35K
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MEDIAN: $34,586
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$12.37 - $24.71
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MEDIAN: $16.50
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,809 - $49,793  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,737 - $49,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $24.71  
   
Overtime
$28.67  
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$26,737 - $49,900  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs

  • Interview clients and determine benefits and assistance eligibility.
  • Interact with federal agencies and private institutions to determine services.
  • Facilitate appointments, referrals, hand-offs and translation assistance.
  • Provide resources and materials to clients, enabling them to apply and receive services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $32K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $37K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers make a median salary of $36K. Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $41K.

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Key Stats for Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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