Hospital Registrars in the United States can expect wages of $13.23 per hour on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Most Hospital Registrars are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The vast majority (89 percent) of Hospital Registrars who took the survey are female. While some workers in this profession — around one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,204 - $44,042
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MEDIAN: $30,686
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,204 - $44,042  
   
Bonus
$51.52 - $1,405  
Total Pay (?
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$21,771 - $39,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $18.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$1.97 - $26.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$51.52 - $1,405  
   
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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$21,771 - $39,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 339

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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

  • Arrange efficient and orderly admission of patients.
  • Distribute appropriate information to ancillary departments.
  • Collect co-pays and deductibles from patients.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Hospital Registrar


Hospital Registrars generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Electronic Medical Records, insurance verification, Collections, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 11 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology and Bilingual. Most people who know Customer Service also know Typing.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Registrar

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Hospital Registrars — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $27K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $30K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Hospital Registrars make a median salary of $31K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $32K.

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Key Stats for Hospital Registrar

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Hospital Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Hospital Registrar Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 11%

insurance verification
up arrow 6%

Collections
up arrow 3%


National Average
$28,000


Typing
up arrow 2%

Bilingual
up arrow 10%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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