The average rate for an Eligibility Specialist is $14.59 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Eligibility Specialist Total Pay (?
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$23,394 - $49,223
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MEDIAN: $35,145
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Eligibility Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.93 - $21.08
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,394 - $49,223  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
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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$24,613 - $46,955  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.93 - $21.08  
   
Overtime
$20.14 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
   
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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$24,613 - $46,955  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Eligibility Specialist
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Eligibility Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
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Experienced
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 8 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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