Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Eligibility Worker is $18.65
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Workers?
An entry-level Eligibility Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.56 based on 27 salaries. An early career Eligibility Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.28 based on 117 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Eligibility Workers Do?
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.
Throughout the workday, eligibility workers meet with clients to assess their needs and determine which, if any, programs may help alleviate their issues. They …Read more
- 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.