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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,660
25th Percentile Wage
$34,420
50th Percentile Wage
$43,350
75th Percentile Wage
$52,350
90th Percentile Wage
$58,810

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 $58,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,660. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 98% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of eligibility interviewers, government programs from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,3500.42%6.51%
201543,1702.25%-
201442,2000.71%-
201341,9003.27%-
201240,530--

Table 2. Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of eligibility interviewers, government programs in 9 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 $43,970. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $34,300).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$43,970
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,950
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$41,070
Educational Services
$39,140
Finance and Insurance
$38,860
Health Care and Social Assistance
$38,300
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,260
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$36,440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$34,300

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 $29,570 to $58,370. The highest paying state for eligibility interviewers, government programs is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $58,370. The lowest paying state is West Virginia with a median annual salary of $29,570. 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
Connecticut
$58,370
Rhode Island
$57,760
District of Columbia
$56,970
Iowa
$55,260
Michigan
$52,760
Massachusetts
$51,710
Maryland
$51,600
Alaska
$50,740
Washington
$49,220
California
$48,760
New Jersey
$48,700
Illinois
$48,650
Minnesota
$47,740
Pennsylvania
$47,400
New York
$47,240
Kentucky
$46,040
Hawaii
$45,740
Vermont
$45,630
North Dakota
$44,670
New Mexico
$44,330
Colorado
$43,470
Wyoming
$42,780
Wisconsin
$42,550
Nevada
$41,580
New Hampshire
$40,470
Virginia
$40,140
Utah
$40,040
Ohio
$40,000
Oklahoma
$39,410
Alabama
$38,500
Arizona
$38,420
Louisiana
$37,860
Idaho
$37,610
Kansas
$37,520
Tennessee
$37,210
Maine
$37,170
Florida
$37,060
North Carolina
$36,510
Missouri
$36,080
South Carolina
$36,020
Montana
$35,720
Oregon
$35,660
South Dakota
$35,320
Nebraska
$34,440
Texas
$33,240
Indiana
$32,840
Puerto Rico
$32,300
Georgia
$30,920
Delaware
$30,890
Arkansas
$30,610
Mississippi
$29,680
West Virginia
$29,570


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