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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
151,340 0.5 % $ 23.35 $ 48,570 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 15.18 $ 17.91 $ 22.80 $ 28.73 $ 30.57
Annual Wage (2) $ 31,580 $ 37,250 $ 47,420 $ 59,760 $ 63,590


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) 57,970 2.64 $ 21.31 $ 44,310
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 55,630 1.04 $ 25.05 $ 52,100
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 28,000 1.33 $ 25.39 $ 52,810
Individual and Family Services 2,170 0.08 $ 19.49 $ 40,540
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,230 0.02 $ 21.53 $ 44,780

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) 57,970 2.64 $ 21.31 $ 44,310
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 28,000 1.33 $ 25.39 $ 52,810
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 55,630 1.04 $ 25.05 $ 52,100
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 920 0.48 $ 19.08 $ 39,690
Individual and Family Services 2,170 0.08 $ 19.49 $ 40,540

Top paying industries for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 28,000 1.33 $ 25.39 $ 52,810
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 55,630 1.04 $ 25.05 $ 52,100
Insurance Carriers 140 0.01 $ 23.93 $ 49,780
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 50 0.02 $ 23.81 $ 49,520
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 190 0.01 $ 22.63 $ 47,070


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 2021


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 32,120 1.94 1.81 $ 26.76 $ 55,650
New York 12,010 1.39 1.29 $ 26.69 $ 55,510
Pennsylvania 9,710 1.74 1.62 $ 25.11 $ 52,220
Texas 9,470 0.77 0.72 $ 19.01 $ 39,530
North Carolina 7,040 1.59 1.48 $ 19.32 $ 40,180


Map of location quotient of eligibility interviewers, government programs by state, May 2021


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)
Alaska 580 1.96 1.82 $ 26.77 $ 55,680
California 32,120 1.94 1.81 $ 26.76 $ 55,650
Missouri 4,880 1.79 1.66 $ 19.76 $ 41,090
Pennsylvania 9,710 1.74 1.62 $ 25.11 $ 52,220
North Carolina 7,040 1.59 1.48 $ 19.32 $ 40,180


Map of annual mean wages of eligibility interviewers, government programs by state, May 2021


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 720 1.08 1.01 $ 32.41 $ 67,420
Connecticut 1,220 0.77 0.72 $ 29.35 $ 61,060
Minnesota 3,280 1.20 1.12 $ 28.80 $ 59,900
Vermont 290 1.03 0.96 $ 28.55 $ 59,380
Rhode Island 580 1.28 1.19 $ 27.96 $ 58,170



Map of employment of eligibility interviewers, government programs by area, May 2021


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 14,910 2.61 2.43 $ 26.89 $ 55,930
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,860 1.02 0.95 $ 27.67 $ 57,550
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,890 1.47 1.36 $ 26.11 $ 54,310
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,530 2.31 2.15 $ 23.99 $ 49,900
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 3,120 1.39 1.30 $ 32.64 $ 67,900
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2,620 1.89 1.76 $ 24.96 $ 51,920
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,520 1.19 1.11 $ 18.11 $ 37,680
Fresno, CA 2,520 6.71 6.25 $ 23.28 $ 48,420
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,430 1.93 1.80 $ 23.36 $ 48,590
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,250 0.87 0.81 $ 20.66 $ 42,970


Map of location quotient of eligibility interviewers, government programs by area, May 2021


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)
Jefferson City, MO 520 7.11 6.62 $ 17.97 $ 37,370
Fresno, CA 2,520 6.71 6.25 $ 23.28 $ 48,420
Topeka, KS 710 6.62 6.17 $ 20.72 $ 43,090
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 690 6.13 5.71 $ 23.48 $ 48,840
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 1,070 4.49 4.18 $ 23.92 $ 49,750
Altoona, PA 240 4.18 3.90 $ 22.52 $ 46,850
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,110 4.14 3.86 $ 22.53 $ 46,870
Yuma, AZ 240 3.83 3.57 $ 16.47 $ 34,260
Waco, TX 430 3.72 3.46 $ 20.91 $ 43,480
Redding, CA 190 2.90 2.70 $ 21.68 $ 45,100