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Eligibility Worker Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$46,107 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Eligibility Worker is $46,107 a year and $22 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Eligibility Worker is between $35,085 and $55,161. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Eligibility Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Meets with clients to assess their needs (i.e., food stamps, housing, Social Security, unemployment), and applies regulations and work procedures to verify and determine benefits and eligibility for public assistance programs and referrals for social services.
  • Helps clients understand and fill out forms, processes required paperwork, computes the amount of aid authorized using all potential income and allowable deductions from earnings, makes computer entries, and reads and interprets computer printouts and information.
  • Interacts with various departments and agencies that provide assistance.
  • Performs technical audit and case reviews, and participates in administrative hearings
Eligibility Worker Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Job family population: 306,370

Estimated population of Eligibility Worker jobs: 36,385

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Eligibility Worker Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Social Worker II- Queens Case Management
Jun 12
Queens, NY, USA
... eligibility, application for, and advocacy in securing benefits and entitlements. o The arrangement for direct provision of services such as transportation, homecare services, meals on wheels, public ...
Health Home Social Worker I
May 21
New York, NY, USA
Health Home Social Worker I STATUS: Full-time/Union DC1707/Exempt REVISED: March 2019 REPORTS TO ... eligibility; conducts triage for emergency intervention; ascertains short-term needs; and provides ...
Licensed Master Social Worker - Bilingual
May 31
Lake Success, NY, USA
Integra Managed Care
Working knowledge of Medicaid entitlements and eligibility requirements * Demonstrated ability to use teaching, learning, and counseling skills * Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to ...
Social Worker- Sleepaway Camp
May 29
New York, NY, USA
New York Foundling
The Social Worker works under direct supervision of the Camp Director to achieve Camp Felix goals and objectives by providing on-site mental health services to campers and helping them deal with any ...
Licensed Clinicial Social Worker
May 29
Bayside, NY, USA
Goal Focus Psychotherapy Services
Licensed Clinical Social Worker or licensing in providing mental health services within New York State is required to qualify for this great opportunity to help others. Supervision available to ...
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