An Eligibility Worker earns an average wage of $16.17 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Eligibility Worker Total Pay (?
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$24,333 - $46,229
(Median)
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46K
MEDIAN: $33,380
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Eligibility Worker Total Pay (?
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$12.16 - $23.41
(Median)
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23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,333 - $46,229  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,244  
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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$24,819 - $49,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $23.41  
   
Overtime
$13.65 - $36.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,244  
   
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).
)
$24,819 - $49,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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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Experience Affects Eligibility Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Eligibility Worker Salaries

Medicaid Eligibility
up arrow 7%
National Average
$34,000
Customer Service
up arrow 11%
Data Entry
up arrow 20%
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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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