Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs Salary

Earnings for Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers in the United States come in at around $14.54 per hour on average. Pay generally varies between $11.04 per hour and $18.33. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Read More
$25,652 - $43,508
(Median)
$26K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $31,026
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.04 - $18.33
(Median)
$11
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,652 - $43,508  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,364 - $40,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.04 - $18.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,364 - $40,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs

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

Eligibility Specialist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs

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


For Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $30K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $33K on average. For Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Government Programs Eligibility Interviewer generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $41K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
ADVERTISEMENT