Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs Salary

Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $30K annually. Pay ranges from $24K on the low end to $41K per year on the high end. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers is high. Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 88 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,280 - $44,075

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$10.91 - $18.51

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,280 - $44,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $862  
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$24,441 - $41,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $18.51  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $862  
   
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).
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$24,441 - $41,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs

  • Ensure applications contain all needed information and interview applicants for any additional required data.
  • Document final evaluation and points of interest for each application.
  • Establish appropriate applicant eligibility for government program assistance.

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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.


For many Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $29K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $32K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $41K.

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Experience Affects Eligibility Interviewer, Government Programs Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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