Hospital Registrar Salary

Hospital Registrars in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.14 per hour. Compensation ranges between $10.43 per hour and $18.14. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Hospital Registrars, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,229 - $40,894
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$41K
MEDIAN: $30,691
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$10.43 - $18.14
(Median)
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$23,229 - $40,894  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$22,100 - $38,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $18.14  
   
Overtime
$12.86 - $26.91  
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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$22,100 - $38,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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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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Survey results suggest that Hospital Registrars put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Electronic Medical Records, Typing, Insurance, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Bilingual. Many workers who know Customer Service also know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Registrar

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


For Hospital Registrars, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $26K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $29K. Hospital Registrars bring in $32K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $33K.

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Experience Affects Hospital Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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 2%

Bilingual
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 19%
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