Eligibility Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Eligibility Specialist is $14.49 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Eligibility Specialist Total Pay (?
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$25,643 - $48,756
(Median)
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49K
MEDIAN: $34,561
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Eligibility Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.87 - $21.81
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,643 - $48,756  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
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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$24,905 - $47,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $21.81  
   
Overtime
$19.81 - $34.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
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).
)
$24,905 - $47,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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.

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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
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$32,000
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 24%
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