The average rate for a Certified Cancer Registrar is $22.26 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$40,000 - $56,042
$53K
MEDIAN: $53,299
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$15.63 - $35.05
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$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.26
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$53,299  
   
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$32,838 - $63,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $35.05  
   
Overtime
$70.00  
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$32,838 - $63,423  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Certified Cancer Registrar

A certified cancer registrar is the person who is responsible for maintaining a database with information regarding cancer patients for research and treatment purposes. This is a position that usually works in the health information technology field. This person will work in an office, generally within cancer care facilities or governmental health agencies. This person will generally work with other office personnel and health information technicians. This position requires a person who has been certified from the national cancer registrars association, which requires a 160-hour practicum with a cancer registry, an associate’s degree (preferably in health care or information technology with coursework in anatomy), and several hours of cancer registry work experience.

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Certified Cancer Registrar Tasks

  • Perform case audits and reviews to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Attain follow-up data by reviewing medical records, physician notes, and interviewing patients.
  • Compile, organize, and report medical case data.
  • Abstract and code clinical data.
  • Prepare data reports for review by management staff.

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Key Stats for Certified Cancer Registrar

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Certified Cancer Registrar Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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