Eligibility Specialist Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Eligibility Specialist is $14.53 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Eligibility Specialist Salary (?
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$26,364 - $49,172
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,619
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Eligibility Specialist Salary (?
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$11.88 - $21.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,364 - $49,172  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
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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$25,034 - $47,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $21.58  
   
Overtime
$19.86 - $34.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
   
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).
)
$25,034 - $47,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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

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Experience Affects Eligibility Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$33,000
Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 22%