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Eligibility Specialist Average Salary in France 2020

How much money does an Eligibility Specialist make in France?

Average Yearly Salary
47,700 EUR
( 3,980 EUR monthly)


A person working as an Eligibility Specialist in France typically earns around 47,700 EUR per year. Salaries range from 22,000 EUR (lowest) to 75,900 EUR (highest).

This is the average yearly 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 France

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

  • Salary Range

    Eligibility Specialist salaries in France range from 22,000 EUR per year (minimum salary) to 75,900 EUR per year (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 51,500 EUR per year, which means that half (50%) of people working as Eligibility Specialist(s) are earning less than 51,500 EUR while the other half are earning more than 51,500 EUR. 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 33,100 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 33,100 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Eligibility Specialist(s) are earning less than 68,800 EUR while 25% are earning more than 68,800 EUR.

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 24,900 EUR per year.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 33,300 EUR per year, 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 49,200 EUR per year, 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 60,000 EUR per year, 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 65,400 EUR per year, 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 70,800 EUR per year, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Eligibility Specialist average salary change by experience in France

0 - 2 Years
24,900 EUR
2 - 5 Years+34%
33,300 EUR
5 - 10 Years+48%
49,200 EUR
10 - 15 Years+22%
60,000 EUR
15 - 20 Years+9%
65,400 EUR
20+ Years+8%
70,800 EUR
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 29,000 EUR per year.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 55,900 EUR per year, 93% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

Eligibility Specialist average salary difference by education level in France

Bachelor's Degree
29,000 EUR
Master's Degree+93%
55,900 EUR
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 France costs anywhere from 20,600 Euro(s) to 61,900 Euro(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 France earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

49,200 EUR
46,300 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in France for all Careers

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Eligibility Specialist Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in France

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

Eligibility Specialist

Eligibility Specialist(s) in France are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 15 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.

France / 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 France is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

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

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

65% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 35% 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 France

23 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in France is 23 EUR. This means that the average Eligibility Specialist in France earns approximately 23 EUR 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 yearly France
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The average salary for Eligibility Specialist is 4% 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 Analyst62,500 EUR+31%
Actuarial Assistant47,300 EUR-1%
Actuary66,100 EUR+39%
Adjustment Insurance Clerk17,800 EUR-63%
Assistant Broker30,000 EUR-37%
Assistant Claims Manager54,000 EUR+13%
Associate Insurance Representative26,400 EUR-45%
Auditing Insurance Manager69,400 EUR+45%
Broker48,100 EUR+1%
Claim Advocacy Professional47,800 EUR+0%
Claims Adjuster18,700 EUR-61%
Claims Analyst25,500 EUR-47%
Claims Examiner24,800 EUR-48%
Claims Manager65,700 EUR+38%
Claims Processor18,600 EUR-61%
Claims Representative22,200 EUR-53%
Claims Resolution Specialist50,000 EUR+5%
Claims Supervisor48,400 EUR+1%
Complaints Specialist43,000 EUR-10%
Compliance Officer39,500 EUR-17%
Consultant50,300 EUR+5%
Eligibility Specialist47,700 EUR-0%
Insurance Account Manager57,700 EUR+21%
Insurance Accounts Executive54,200 EUR+14%
Insurance Agent29,400 EUR-38%
Insurance Analyst45,300 EUR-5%
Insurance Appraiser47,400 EUR-1%
Insurance Claims Clerk17,100 EUR-64%
Insurance Examiner45,500 EUR-5%
Insurance Investigator45,500 EUR-5%
Insurance Manager82,100 EUR+72%
Insurance Operations Manager80,600 EUR+69%
Insurance Policy Processing Clerk17,500 EUR-63%
Insurance Pricing Assistant36,300 EUR-24%
Insurance Program Manager65,400 EUR+37%
Insurance Project Manager64,100 EUR+34%
Insurance Quality Assurance Agent40,100 EUR-16%
Insurance Sales Agent30,100 EUR-37%
Insurance Sales Director82,200 EUR+72%
Insurance Team Leader49,100 EUR+3%
Insurance Underwriter35,400 EUR-26%
Loss Control Specialist46,900 EUR-2%
Loss Prevention Investigator49,200 EUR+3%
Loss Prevention Manager67,000 EUR+40%
Loss Prevention Specialist52,800 EUR+11%
Marine Underwriter36,300 EUR-24%
Medical Auditor48,400 EUR+1%
Monitoring and Performance Officer34,200 EUR-28%
Payment Services Specialist47,400 EUR-1%
Policy Change Director77,900 EUR+63%
Policy Change Supervisor52,400 EUR+10%
Policy Change Technician22,900 EUR-52%
Risk Analyst55,400 EUR+16%
Risk Management Director93,600 EUR+96%
Risk Management Supervisor58,900 EUR+23%
Risk Manager94,300 EUR+98%
Risk Modeling Manager92,000 EUR+93%
Title Insurance Typist43,400 EUR-9%
Training Manager52,300 EUR+10%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bordeaux45,600 EUR
Lille45,200 EUR
Lyon53,900 EUR
Marseille53,200 EUR
Montpellier44,300 EUR
Nantes49,700 EUR
Nice49,100 EUR
Paris53,100 EUR
Strasbourg47,700 EUR
Toulouse52,500 EUR

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 France earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
48,200 EUR
Public Sector+5%
50,700 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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