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Hospital Registrar Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Hospital Registrars in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $13.13 per hour. Pay ranges from $10.38 per hour on the low end to $18.14 on the high end. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Hospital Registrars report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,000 - $40,974
(Median)
$22K
$30K
$41K
MEDIAN: $30,339
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$10.38 - $18.14
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$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,000 - $40,974  
   
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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$21,824 - $38,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $18.14  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $26.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$21,824 - $38,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, Customer Service, and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Bilingual, Typing, and Customer Service. Aptitude in Customer Service tends to also indicate an understanding of Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Registrar

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $25K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $29K. Hospital Registrars who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $34K. Hospital Registrars who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $33K.

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Experience Affects Hospital Registrar Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Hospital Registrar Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 6%

Bilingual
up arrow 8%

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
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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