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Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs Salary Information

The salary statistics of eligibility interviewers, government programs are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of eligibility interviewers, government programs within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The eligibility interviewers, government programs annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,970
25th Percentile Wage
$35,270
50th Percentile Wage
$44,400
75th Percentile Wage
$53,060
90th Percentile Wage
$60,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for eligibility interviewers, government programs. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) eligibility interviewers, government programs is $60,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,970. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 101% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of eligibility interviewers, government programs from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,400
2.36% 8.72%
2016
$43,350
0.42% -
2015
$43,170
2.25% -
2014
$42,200
0.71% -
2013
$41,900
3.27% -
2012
$40,530
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Table 2. Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of eligibility interviewers, government programs in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for eligibility interviewers, government programs occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $44,940. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $31,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,940
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$40,400
Educational Services
$39,450
Finance and Insurance
$38,610
Health Care and Social Assistance
$38,110
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,370
Retail Trade
$35,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$34,300
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$31,430

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs by States

From the above tables we note that not only eligibility interviewers, government programs salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of eligibility interviewers, government programs in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,550 to $62,380. The highest paying state for eligibility interviewers, government programs is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $62,380. The lowest paying state is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $29,550. For more salary information of eligibility interviewers, government programs profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$62,380
Connecticut
$59,940
Iowa
$59,300
Rhode Island
$57,510
Maryland
$54,760
Massachusetts
$53,140
Michigan
$53,050
Alaska
$53,030
New Jersey
$51,380
Illinois
$50,160
California
$49,560
Vermont
$49,500
Minnesota
$49,120
Washington
$48,770
New York
$47,450
Pennsylvania
$47,420
Kentucky
$46,800
North Dakota
$45,720
New Mexico
$45,140
Hawaii
$44,960
Nevada
$44,720
Colorado
$43,960
Wisconsin
$43,480
Wyoming
$41,980
Ohio
$41,280
Oklahoma
$41,230
New Hampshire
$40,870
South Carolina
$40,680
Utah
$40,680
Idaho
$40,550
Alabama
$40,360
Virginia
$40,140
Arizona
$39,980
Oregon
$38,810
Florida
$38,710
Montana
$37,450
North Carolina
$36,940
Kansas
$36,790
Missouri
$36,790
Tennessee
$36,740
Maine
$36,260
Louisiana
$36,240
South Dakota
$36,030
Nebraska
$35,100
Texas
$34,210
Indiana
$33,170
Puerto Rico
$32,850
Delaware
$32,630
Georgia
$30,920
Arkansas
$30,450
West Virginia
$29,860
Mississippi
$29,550



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