• Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 39,160
    $32,160 range bar $49,330
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Government Program Eligibility Interviewers decide whether people who apply to receive government assistance like welfare, unemployment benefits, and social security are eligible for that assistance.

What do they typically do

  • Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data to check for completeness and accuracy and to determine eligibility status
  • Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures
  • Keep records of assigned cases, and prepare required reports
  • Start procedures to grant, modify, deny, or terminate assistance, or refer applicants to other agencies for assistance
  • Check with employers or other references to verify answers and obtain further information
  • Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements, application details, payment methods, and applicants' legal rights
  • Interview and investigate applicants for public assistance to gather information that is pertinent to their applications
  • Interview benefits recipients at specific intervals to certify their eligibility for continuing benefits

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.1%
Job Openings 882

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