Eligibility Worker Salary

An Eligibility Worker earns an average wage of $16.23 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$24,230 - $43,953
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $33,204
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50%
90%

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$12.43 - $22.74
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,230 - $43,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
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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$25,078 - $46,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $22.74  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $36.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
   
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).
)
$25,078 - $46,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Eligibility Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Eligibility Worker Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Data Entry
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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