Eligibility Specialist

Code: 43-4061.00

Also known as: Business Employment Specialist, Case Manager, Eligibility Examiner, Eligibility Specialist, Housing Specialist, Medicaid Analyst, Program Eligibility Specialist, Work Force Advisor, Workforce Services Representative (WSR)

Description: When individuals or organizations are looking for assistance from government programs or third-party agencies, they turn to Eligibility Specialists to help guide them through the process. Specialists work with assistance programs, such as social security, unemployment benefits, welfare and public housing. Most Specialists have a high school diploma or its equivalent. Some workers may obtain some post-secondary certificate or an Associate's degree to stay competitive.

Eligibility Specialist

Typical wages

10% $31,800
25% $37,300
Median $47,110
75% $57,690
90% $65,390
10% $15.29
25% $17.93
Median $22.65
75% $27.74
90% $31.44

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 13,700