How Much Do Government Interviewers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Government Programs Interviewers

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

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$47990 per year
Hourly wage
$23 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$31,800 to $37,300 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$15 to $18 per hour

Entry-level Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $31,800 to $37,300 per year or $15 to $18 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $31 $65,390
Senior (Top 25%) $28 $57,690
Middle (Mid 50%) $23 $47,110
Junior (Bottom 25%) $18 $37,300
No experience (Bottom 10%) $15 $31,800

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $33 $67,920
MA $29 $60,890
CT $29 $60,050
VT $29 $59,650
IA $28 $57,630
RI $27 $56,800
CA $27 $56,160
AK $27 $55,360
MI $26 $54,920
WA $26 $54,050

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Government Programs Eligibility Interviewer is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Government Interviewers are in the states of DC, MA, CT, VT and IA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $52200 $25.10
Grantmaking and Giving Services $52060 $25.03
Elementary and Secondary Schools $51250 $24.64
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals $50480 $24.27
Local Government $49720 $23.91
Insurance Carriers $49510 $23.80
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services $48640 $23.39
Civic and Social Organizations $46750 $22.48
Real Estate $46460 $22.34
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $45480 $21.86
Management of Companies and Enterprises $45400 $21.83
Offices of Other Health Practitioners $45380 $21.82
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $44800 $21.54
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities $44710 $21.50
State Government $44640 $21.46
Vocational Rehabilitation Services $44170 $21.24
Home Health Care Services $42850 $20.60
Individual and Family Services $42790 $20.57
Outpatient Care Centers $41890 $20.14
Technical and Trade Schools $40750 $19.59
Offices of Physicians $40400 $19.42
Social Advocacy Organizations $40280 $19.37
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services $39740 $19.11
Child Day Care Services $38880 $18.69
Junior Colleges $38090 $18.31
Other Support Services $37660 $18.10
Employment Services $37480 $18.02

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