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Hospital Registrar Salary (United States)

Hospital Registrars in the United States pull down an average of $13.16 per hour. Pay generally varies between $10.25 per hour and $17.84. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (90 percent) of Hospital Registrars who took the survey are female. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Work is enjoyable for Hospital Registrars, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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Hospital Registrar Salary (?
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$20,203 - $40,512
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MEDIAN: $29,479
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Hospital Registrar Salary (?
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$10.25 - $17.84
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,203 - $40,512  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,431 - $38,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $17.84  
   
Overtime
$12.92 - $27.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,431 - $38,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Job Description for Hospital Registrar

Hospital registrars are in charge of collecting patient information and verifying insurance detail on behalf of their organization. They are responsible for gathering payment data, keeping accurate records of patient interactions, and handling other tasks at a hospital information desk. Registrars must relay important information to patients and respond to any inquiries. Their main responsibilities also include interviewing patients for account details, ensuring charts and documents are completed. authorizing insurance, and calculating financial details on patient liability. They also gather patient consent forms and signatures for treatments and interventions, as well as process patient requests and applications in a timely manner.
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Hospital Registrar Tasks
  • Interview incoming patient or representative and enter information required for admission into computer database.
  • Ensure that patient information and necessary signatures are collected and that patients are aware of hospital policies and procedures.
  • Collect co-pays and deductibles from patients.
  • Arrange efficient and orderly admission of patients.
  • Distribute appropriate information to ancillary departments.

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Hospital Registrars note just a narrow range of job skills. Customer Service and Insurance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 4 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Registrar

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $25K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $29K on average. Hospital Registrars see a median salary of $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $33K.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$28,000
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Compared to the national average, Houston Hospital Registrars have slightly bigger paychecks. Nonetheless, location does not appear to strongly drive pay in one direction or the other for this occupation. Hospital Registrars will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+3 percent).

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Experience Affects Hospital Registrar Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Hospital Registrar Salaries

Customer Service
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Insurance
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Typing
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National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 23%