$38,668
Avg. Salary
$17.31
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Eligibility Worker is $17.31 per hour.

The average pay for an Eligibility Worker is $38,668 per year.

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$12.90
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$25.05
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MEDIAN $17.31
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$26k
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$39k
50%
$55k
90%
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MEDIAN $38,668
$26,085 - $54,677
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MEDIAN: $38,668
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$0$54K
Salary $26,085 - $54,677
Bonus $1,000
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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$26,628 - $53,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 154
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $12.90 - $25.05
Overtime $21.36 - $41.75
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $1,000
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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$26,628 - $53,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 210

Job Description for Eligibility Worker

Eligibility workers, also known as eligibility technicians and intake workers, work with those in need to determine and verify their eligibility for social programs and related assistance programs. They work primarily for the government at a local, state, or federal level, and work in an office during regular weekly business hours.

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Eligibility Worker Tasks
  • Interview clients and determine benefits and assistance eligibility.
  • Interact with federal agencies and private institutions to determine services.
  • Facilitate appointments, referrals, hand-offs and translation assistance.
  • Provide resources and materials to clients, enabling them to apply and receive services.

Eligibility Worker Pay By Employer

$0$31K

$31,051

Common Career Paths for Eligibility Worker


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Eligibility Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Worker

Pay by Experience for an Eligibility Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Eligibility Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 148 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Eligibility Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Eligibility Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 43 salaries. An Eligibility Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,200

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Eligibility Workers, above-average compensation can be found in California — San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles are known as the cities with the best salaries for Eligibility Workers. In San Bernardino, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Eligibility Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Eligibility Worker?

Eligibility Worker in Bakersfield:
"Growing city that very versatile."
Pros: Traffic is better then LA, versatile, fresh local produce. Cost of living is great. 1 job has you living comfortable.
Cons: Traffic is getting worse. No much to do a night.

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Key Stats for Eligibility Worker

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Eligibility Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Eligibility Worker Salaries

Bilingual
▲5%

Medicaid Eligibility
▲4%

National Average
$37,000


Microsoft Office
▼13%

Data Entry
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 10%