Hospital Registrars in the United States take home approximately $13.24 per hour on average. While career length and the particular employer impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Though the majority of Hospital Registrars do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The vast majority of Hospital Registrars (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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MEDIAN: $30,562
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,278 - $43,631  
   
Bonus
$51.06 - $1,409  
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$21,928 - $38,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $17.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$2.01 - $26.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$51.06 - $1,409  
   
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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$21,928 - $38,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 324
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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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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. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Typing.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Registrar

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $27K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $30K. Hospital Registrars claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $30K. Hospital Registrars who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $32K.

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Experience Affects Hospital Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

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%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Bilingual
up arrow 10%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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