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Eligibility Specialist Average Salary in Egypt 2020

How much money does an Eligibility Specialist make in Egypt?


Average Monthly Salary
9,130 EGP
( 110,000 EGP yearly)

LOW
4,200
EGP
AVERAGE
9,130
EGP
HIGH
14,500
EGP

A person working as an Eligibility Specialist in Egypt typically earns around 9,130 EGP per month. Salaries range from 4,200 EGP (lowest) to 14,500 EGP (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 Egypt

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

  • Salary Range

    Eligibility Specialist salaries in Egypt range from 4,200 EGP per month (minimum salary) to 14,500 EGP per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 9,860 EGP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Eligibility Specialist(s) are earning less than 9,860 EGP while the other half are earning more than 9,860 EGP. 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 6,330 EGP while 75% of them are earning more than 6,330 EGP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Eligibility Specialist(s) are earning less than 13,200 EGP while 25% are earning more than 13,200 EGP.


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 4,770 EGP per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 6,370 EGP 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 9,410 EGP 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 11,500 EGP 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 12,500 EGP 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 13,500 EGP per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Eligibility Specialist average salary change by experience in Egypt

0 - 2 Years
4,770 EGP
2 - 5 Years+34%
6,370 EGP
5 - 10 Years+48%
9,410 EGP
10 - 15 Years+22%
11,500 EGP
15 - 20 Years+9%
12,500 EGP
20+ Years+8%
13,500 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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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 5,540 EGP per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 10,700 EGP per month, 93% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.


Eligibility Specialist average salary difference by education level in Egypt

Bachelor's Degree
5,540 EGP
Master's Degree+93%
10,700 EGP
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 Egypt costs anywhere from 46,000 Egyptian Pound(s) to 138,000 Egyptian Pound(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 Egypt earn 23% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
10,100 EGP
Female-18%
8,200 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Egypt for all Careers

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Eligibility Specialist Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Egypt

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

Eligibility Specialist

Eligibility Specialist(s) in Egypt are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 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.

Egypt / 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 Egypt is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
1%
Energy
2%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
4%
Travel
5%
Construction
6%
Education
7%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Egypt 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 Egypt

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Egypt 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.

67% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 33% 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
33%
No Bonus
67%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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 Egypt


53 EGP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Egypt is 53 EGP. This means that the average Eligibility Specialist in Egypt earns approximately 53 EGP 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

Salary Comparison Between Eligibility Specialist and Insurance monthly Egypt
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The average salary for Eligibility Specialist is 1% less than that of Insurance. Also, Insurance salaries are 0% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Actuarial Analyst11,600 EGP+27%
Actuarial Assistant8,700 EGP-5%
Actuary11,800 EGP+29%
Adjustment Insurance Clerk3,340 EGP-63%
Assistant Broker5,910 EGP-35%
Assistant Claims Manager9,530 EGP+4%
Associate Insurance Representative4,750 EGP-48%
Auditing Insurance Manager12,900 EGP+41%
Broker9,020 EGP-1%
Claim Advocacy Professional8,880 EGP-3%
Claims Adjuster3,440 EGP-62%
Claims Analyst4,640 EGP-49%
Claims Examiner4,940 EGP-46%
Claims Manager13,000 EGP+42%
Claims Processor3,290 EGP-64%
Claims Representative4,170 EGP-54%
Claims Resolution Specialist10,200 EGP+12%
Claims Supervisor9,340 EGP+2%
Complaints Specialist8,310 EGP-9%
Compliance Officer7,180 EGP-21%
Consultant8,800 EGP-4%
Eligibility Specialist9,130 EGP-0%
Insurance Account Manager11,600 EGP+27%
Insurance Accounts Executive9,960 EGP+9%
Insurance Agent5,240 EGP-43%
Insurance Analyst8,580 EGP-6%
Insurance Appraiser8,980 EGP-2%
Insurance Claims Clerk3,210 EGP-65%
Insurance Examiner8,440 EGP-8%
Insurance Investigator8,360 EGP-8%
Insurance Manager15,400 EGP+69%
Insurance Operations Manager15,700 EGP+72%
Insurance Policy Processing Clerk3,520 EGP-61%
Insurance Pricing Assistant7,310 EGP-20%
Insurance Program Manager11,900 EGP+30%
Insurance Project Manager11,200 EGP+23%
Insurance Quality Assurance Agent7,910 EGP-13%
Insurance Sales Agent5,430 EGP-41%
Insurance Sales Director15,100 EGP+65%
Insurance Team Leader9,390 EGP+3%
Insurance Underwriter6,570 EGP-28%
Loss Control Specialist8,970 EGP-2%
Loss Prevention Investigator9,320 EGP+2%
Loss Prevention Manager12,600 EGP+38%
Loss Prevention Specialist9,810 EGP+7%
Marine Underwriter7,010 EGP-23%
Medical Auditor9,080 EGP-1%
Monitoring and Performance Officer6,090 EGP-33%
Payment Services Specialist8,980 EGP-2%
Policy Change Director14,600 EGP+60%
Policy Change Supervisor9,730 EGP+7%
Policy Change Technician4,200 EGP-54%
Risk Analyst9,980 EGP+9%
Risk Management Director16,700 EGP+83%
Risk Management Supervisor11,500 EGP+26%
Risk Manager16,500 EGP+81%
Risk Modeling Manager17,600 EGP+93%
Title Insurance Typist7,590 EGP-17%
Training Manager10,300 EGP+13%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Alexandria9,300 EGP
Cairo9,920 EGP
Sharm el-Sheikh8,090 EGP

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 Egypt earn 6% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
8,900 EGP
Public Sector+6%
9,440 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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