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Appeals Referee Salary
in Buffalo, New York

$62,449 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$2,111

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Appeals Referee is $62,449 a year and $30 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Appeals Referee is between $45,107 and $76,809. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Buffalo, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Adjudicates social welfare tax or benefit eligibility issues filed by disabled or unemployed claimants or employers: arranges and conducts hearings to discover pertinent facts bearing on claim in accord with federal and state laws and procedures.
  • Renders decisions affirming or denying previous ruling, based on testimony, claim records, applicable provisions of law, and established precedents.
  • Writes decision explaining ruling and informs interested parties of results.
  • Confers with personnel of employer or agency involved to obtain additional information bearing on appeal, and to clarify future implications of decisions.
  • May participate in court proceedings against claimants attempting to obtain benefits through fraud.
  • May render informal opinions on points of law in questionable cases to facilitate initial determination of benefit eligibility or imposition of penalties.
  • May be required to hold law degree or license to practice law.
Appeals Referee Job Prevalence in Buffalo, New York, United States

Job family: Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Job family population: 14,480

Estimated population of Appeals Referee jobs: 2,547

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,396
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Buffalo, New York

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Description: Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French settlers. The city grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of immigration, the construction of the Erie Canal and rail transportation, and its close proximity...

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