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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2023

43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.


National estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Industry profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Geographic profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

National estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
150,190 0.6 % $ 24.92 $ 51,840 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.65 $ 19.85 $ 24.17 $ 29.57 $ 32.78
Annual Wage (2) $ 36,720 $ 41,290 $ 50,270 $ 61,510 $ 68,180


Industry profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding Schools and Hospitals (OEWS Designation) 54,920 2.59 $ 23.22 $ 48,290
Local Government, excluding Schools and Hospitals (OEWS Designation) 50,110 0.91 $ 27.00 $ 56,150
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding State and Local Government Schools and Hospitals and the U.S. Postal Service (OEWS Designation) 31,320 1.46 $ 26.08 $ 54,240
Individual and Family Services 2,730 0.09 $ 21.87 $ 45,490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 1,270 0.07 $ 19.72 $ 41,010

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding Schools and Hospitals (OEWS Designation) 54,920 2.59 $ 23.22 $ 48,290
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding State and Local Government Schools and Hospitals and the U.S. Postal Service (OEWS Designation) 31,320 1.46 $ 26.08 $ 54,240
Local Government, excluding Schools and Hospitals (OEWS Designation) 50,110 0.91 $ 27.00 $ 56,150
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 850 0.39 $ 21.05 $ 43,790
Individual and Family Services 2,730 0.09 $ 21.87 $ 45,490

Top paying industries for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding Schools and Hospitals (OEWS Designation) 50,110 0.91 $ 27.00 $ 56,150
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding State and Local Government Schools and Hospitals and the U.S. Postal Service (OEWS Designation) 31,320 1.46 $ 26.08 $ 54,240
Child Care Services 480 0.05 $ 25.37 $ 52,770
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 300 0.01 $ 25.24 $ 52,500
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 40 (7) $ 24.63 $ 51,230


Geographic profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of eligibility interviewers, government programs by state, May 2023


States with the highest employment level in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 29,040 1.62 1.64 $ 29.46 $ 61,270
Pennsylvania 10,600 1.78 1.80 $ 26.63 $ 55,390
Texas 10,390 0.77 0.78 $ 21.25 $ 44,200
New York 7,780 0.83 0.84 $ 28.48 $ 59,240
North Carolina 6,980 1.46 1.47 $ 21.13 $ 43,950


Map of location quotient of eligibility interviewers, government programs by state, May 2023


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pennsylvania 10,600 1.78 1.80 $ 26.63 $ 55,390
Missouri 4,770 1.66 1.68 $ 21.32 $ 44,340
California 29,040 1.62 1.64 $ 29.46 $ 61,270
Rhode Island 760 1.55 1.57 $ 28.30 $ 58,870
Mississippi 1,700 1.48 1.50 $ 17.88 $ 37,180


Map of annual mean wages of eligibility interviewers, government programs by state, May 2023


Top paying states for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 600 0.86 0.87 $ 34.85 $ 72,490
Minnesota 3,280 1.14 1.15 $ 30.84 $ 64,150
Connecticut 1,230 0.74 0.75 $ 30.15 $ 62,710
California 29,040 1.62 1.64 $ 29.46 $ 61,270
New York 7,780 0.83 0.84 $ 28.48 $ 59,240



Map of employment of eligibility interviewers, government programs by area, May 2023


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 13,920 2.25 2.28 $ 29.44 $ 61,230
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,500 0.58 0.59 $ 29.44 $ 61,230
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,450 1.57 1.59 $ 27.16 $ 56,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,610 1.28 1.29 $ 21.84 $ 45,430
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,240 1.95 1.97 $ 26.78 $ 55,690
Fresno, CA 2,830 6.92 6.99 $ 24.61 $ 51,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,770 1.21 1.22 $ 21.25 $ 44,190
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,690 1.11 1.12 $ 37.58 $ 78,160
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,510 1.92 1.94 $ 25.80 $ 53,670
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,270 1.20 1.21 $ 27.36 $ 56,920


Map of location quotient of eligibility interviewers, government programs by area, May 2023


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Fresno, CA 2,830 6.92 6.99 $ 24.61 $ 51,190
Jefferson City, MO 500 6.65 6.73 $ 18.70 $ 38,900
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 790 6.45 6.53 $ 23.65 $ 49,190
Altoona, PA 260 4.44 4.49 $ 24.92 $ 51,840
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 1,070 4.28 4.32 $ 26.06 $ 54,200
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,130 3.93 3.97 $ 24.17 $ 50,280
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 2,130 3.41 3.45 $ 22.06 $ 45,880
Yuma, AZ 220 3.38 3.41 $ 20.30 $ 42,210
Erie, PA 350 2.91 2.94 $ 25.06 $ 52,120
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 120 2.90 2.93 $ 26.94 $ 56,030