Hospital Registrar Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Hospital Registrars in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $13.16 per hour. Compensation ranges between $10.42 per hour and $18.18. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction for Hospital Registrars is high. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,319 - $40,819

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$10.42 - $18.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$23,319 - $40,819  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
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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$22,085 - $38,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.42 - $18.18  
   
Overtime
$12.80 - $26.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$22,085 - $38,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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 usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Electronic Medical Records, Typing, Insurance, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Bilingual. Those with knowledge of Customer Service tend to be skilled in Insurance as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Registrar

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Hospital Registrars, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $26K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $29K. On average, Hospital Registrars make $32K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $33K on average.

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Experience Affects Hospital Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Hospital Registrar Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Bilingual
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%
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