Most Eligibility Workers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $16.63 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,607 - $51,504
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,444
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50%
90%

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$12.97 - $21.93
(Median)
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary 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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,607 - $51,504  
   
Bonus
$814  
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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$26,188 - $50,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $21.93  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $36.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$814  
   
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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$26,188 - $50,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $33K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $40K. For Eligibility Workers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $45K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $37K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Eligibility Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Eligibility Worker Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Medicaid Eligibility
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Bilingual
up arrow 11%

Data Entry
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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