Eligibility Worker Salary

An Eligibility Worker earns an average wage of $16.33 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$25,327 - $46,912
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$47K
MEDIAN: $34,677
10%
50%
90%

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$12.56 - $22.39
(Median)
$13
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,327 - $46,912  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,655  
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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$25,844 - $49,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $22.39  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,655  
   
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).
)
$25,844 - $49,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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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

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Eligibility Worker Salaries

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$34,000

Data Entry
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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