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Hospital Registrar Salary

Pay for Hospital Registrars in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.26 per hour. Compensation ranges between $10.41 per hour and $18.00. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Hospital Registrars report high levels of job satisfaction. While roughly one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 90 percent of Hospital Registrars are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,729 - $41,058
(Median)
$21K
$31K
$41K
MEDIAN: $30,701
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$10.41 - $18.00
(Median)
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,729 - $41,058  
   
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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$21,905 - $38,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $18.00  
   
Overtime
$12.96 - $26.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$21,905 - $38,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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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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Job skills reported by Hospital Registrars are limited. Most notably, skills in Insurance, Typing, Customer Service, and Bilingual are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Bilingual. Customer Service and Insurance are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Registrar

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $25K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $29K. On average, Hospital Registrars make $33K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Hospital Registrar Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Hospital Registrar Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Bilingual
up arrow 9%

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
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%