Eligibility Worker Salary (United States)

Eligibility Workers in the United States can typically expect wages of $16.11 per hour. Compensation starts at $12.25 per hour and can reach $23.84. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Eligibility Workers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Eligibility Worker Salary (?
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$23,932 - $46,655
(Median)
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47K
MEDIAN: $33,378
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Eligibility Worker Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$12.25 - $23.84
(Median)
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24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,932 - $46,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
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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$24,632 - $49,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $23.84  
   
Overtime
$14.04 - $36.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
   
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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$24,632 - $49,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Eligibility Worker

  • 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 Worker Job Listings

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Eligibility Workers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Entry. Competency in Customer Service frequently indicates knowledge of Data Entry.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 23%
National Average
$34,000
San Bernardino
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
For Eligibility Workers, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate.

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Experience Affects Eligibility Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Eligibility Worker Salaries

National Average
$34,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Data Entry
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%