Most Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $34K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,824 - $49,687
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MEDIAN: $34,321
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$12.21 - $23.20
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Salary
$27,824 - $49,687  
   
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$26,449 - $49,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $23.20  
   
Overtime
$28.67  
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$26,449 - $49,027  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $32K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $36K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $41K.

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Key Stats for Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
049
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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