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Eligibility Specialist Average Salary in Azerbaijan 2020

How much money does an Eligibility Specialist make in Azerbaijan?

Average Monthly Salary
2,980 AZN
( 35,700 AZN yearly)


A person working as an Eligibility Specialist in Azerbaijan typically earns around 2,980 AZN per month. Salaries range from 1,370 AZN (lowest) to 4,730 AZN (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Eligibility Specialist salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Eligibility Specialist Salary Distribution in Azerbaijan

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Eligibility Specialist salaries in Azerbaijan range from 1,370 AZN per month (minimum salary) to 4,730 AZN per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 3,220 AZN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Eligibility Specialist(s) are earning less than 3,220 AZN while the other half are earning more than 3,220 AZN. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Eligibility Specialist(s) are earning less than 2,060 AZN while 75% of them are earning more than 2,060 AZN. Also from the diagram, 75% of Eligibility Specialist(s) are earning less than 4,290 AZN while 25% are earning more than 4,290 AZN.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Eligibility Specialist Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Eligibility Specialist salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

An Eligibility Specialist with less than two years of experience makes approximately 1,560 AZN per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,080 AZN per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 3,070 AZN per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Eligibility Specialist(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 3,740 AZN per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 4,080 AZN per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 4,410 AZN per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Eligibility Specialist average salary change by experience in Azerbaijan

0 - 2 Years
1,560 AZN
2 - 5 Years+34%
2,080 AZN
5 - 10 Years+48%
3,070 AZN
10 - 15 Years+22%
3,740 AZN
15 - 20 Years+9%
4,080 AZN
20+ Years+8%
4,410 AZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Eligibility Specialist Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Eligibility Specialist(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Eligibility Specialist salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of an Eligibility Specialist is 1,810 AZN per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 3,490 AZN per month, 93% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

Eligibility Specialist average salary difference by education level in Azerbaijan

Bachelor's Degree
1,810 AZN
Master's Degree+93%
3,490 AZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Azerbaijan costs anywhere from 14,700 Azerbaijanian Manat(s) to 44,200 Azerbaijanian Manat(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Eligibility Specialist Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Eligibility Specialist employees in Azerbaijan earn 19% more than their female counterparts on average.

3,240 AZN
2,720 AZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Azerbaijan for all Careers

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Eligibility Specialist Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Azerbaijan

How much are annual salary increments in Azerbaijan for Eligibility Specialist(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Eligibility Specialist

Eligibility Specialist(s) in Azerbaijan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 20 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 20 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Azerbaijan / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Azerbaijan is 4%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Azerbaijan for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Eligibility Specialist Bonus and Incentive Rates in Azerbaijan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Azerbaijan Eligibility Specialist
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An Eligibility Specialist is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

70% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 30% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Eligibility Specialist Average Hourly Wage in Azerbaijan

17 AZN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Azerbaijan is 17 AZN. This means that the average Eligibility Specialist in Azerbaijan earns approximately 17 AZN for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Eligibility Specialist VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Eligibility Specialist is 1% more than that of Insurance. Also, Insurance salaries are 0% more than those of All Jobs.

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Actuarial Analyst3,950 AZN+33%
Actuarial Assistant2,820 AZN-5%
Actuary3,990 AZN+34%
Adjustment Insurance Clerk1,080 AZN-64%
Assistant Broker1,880 AZN-37%
Assistant Claims Manager3,260 AZN+9%
Associate Insurance Representative1,610 AZN-46%
Auditing Insurance Manager4,390 AZN+47%
Broker3,070 AZN+3%
Claim Advocacy Professional3,120 AZN+5%
Claims Adjuster1,110 AZN-63%
Claims Analyst1,580 AZN-47%
Claims Examiner1,610 AZN-46%
Claims Manager4,430 AZN+49%
Claims Processor1,180 AZN-60%
Claims Representative1,300 AZN-56%
Claims Resolution Specialist3,400 AZN+14%
Claims Supervisor2,900 AZN-3%
Complaints Specialist2,680 AZN-10%
Compliance Officer2,570 AZN-14%
Consultant2,900 AZN-3%
Eligibility Specialist2,980 AZN+0%
Insurance Account Manager3,730 AZN+25%
Insurance Accounts Executive3,400 AZN+14%
Insurance Agent1,860 AZN-38%
Insurance Analyst2,950 AZN-1%
Insurance Appraiser3,020 AZN+1%
Insurance Claims Clerk1,140 AZN-62%
Insurance Examiner2,850 AZN-4%
Insurance Investigator2,970 AZN-0%
Insurance Manager5,180 AZN+74%
Insurance Operations Manager5,180 AZN+74%
Insurance Policy Processing Clerk1,190 AZN-60%
Insurance Pricing Assistant2,520 AZN-15%
Insurance Program Manager4,180 AZN+40%
Insurance Project Manager3,690 AZN+24%
Insurance Quality Assurance Agent2,700 AZN-9%
Insurance Sales Agent1,750 AZN-41%
Insurance Sales Director4,900 AZN+65%
Insurance Team Leader3,290 AZN+10%
Insurance Underwriter2,310 AZN-22%
Loss Control Specialist3,020 AZN+1%
Loss Prevention Investigator3,290 AZN+10%
Loss Prevention Manager4,230 AZN+42%
Loss Prevention Specialist3,150 AZN+6%
Marine Underwriter2,170 AZN-27%
Medical Auditor3,060 AZN+3%
Monitoring and Performance Officer2,210 AZN-26%
Payment Services Specialist3,180 AZN+7%
Policy Change Director4,780 AZN+61%
Policy Change Supervisor3,350 AZN+12%
Policy Change Technician1,520 AZN-49%
Risk Analyst3,270 AZN+10%
Risk Management Director5,760 AZN+93%
Risk Management Supervisor3,780 AZN+27%
Risk Manager5,710 AZN+92%
Risk Modeling Manager5,800 AZN+95%
Title Insurance Typist2,630 AZN-12%
Training Manager3,290 AZN+10%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Baku3,250 AZN
Ganja3,230 AZN
Sumqayit2,860 AZN

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Azerbaijan earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
2,790 AZN
Public Sector+10%
3,060 AZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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