Average Entry-Level Eligibility Worker Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Eligibility Worker is $14.91.
MEDIAN $14.91
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Total Pay
$24,495 - $42,389

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Job Description for Eligibility Worker

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Eligibility Worker. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Eligibility Worker
Customer Service Representative (CSR)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Worker

An early career Eligibility Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.58 based on 177 salaries. A mid-career Eligibility Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.61 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Eligibility Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.55 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.

Years of Experience

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