Patient Registrar Salary

Most Patient Registrars in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.78 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level and the particular employer. Job satisfaction for Patient Registrars is high. Approximately one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well.

$19,879 - $47,675
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$31K
$48K
MEDIAN: $30,619
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$10.73 - $17.72
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$0$47K
Salary $19,879 - $47,675
Bonus $194.89 - $2,027
Total Pay (?
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$22,285 - $37,934
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.73 - $17.72
Overtime $2.30 - $26.95
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $194.89 - $2,027
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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$22,285 - $37,934
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 774

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Job Description for Patient Registrar

A patient registrar is the person who is responsible for collecting a patient’s information and performing various administrative activities within their job description. This person will generally work in an office and will keep daytime or weekday hours, though this can vary depending on the needs of the company or the organization. A patient registrar will generally work within the healthcare field, such as within a hospital or doctor’s office.

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Patient Registrar Tasks

  • Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases and insurance.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Assess method of payment for services, initate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.

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Patient Registrars sometimes assume positions such as Patient Access Supervisors. That role pays $42K per year on average.

Patient Registrar Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Registrar


Conifer Health Solutions offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $34K.

Popular Skills for Patient Registrar


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Electronic Medical Records, Medical Coding, Bilingual, and Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 16 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Typing.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Registrar

Pay by Experience for a Patient Registrar has a positive trend. An entry-level Patient Registrar with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 480 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Patient Registrar with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 224 salaries. An experienced Patient Registrar which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 174 salaries. A Patient Registrar with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,030

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Patient Registrars, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Patient Registrars can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+21 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Tampa ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Nashville (7 percent lower) and San Antonio (6 percent lower).

Patient Registrar Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Patient Registrar?

Patient Registrar in Redding:
"Non stressful."
Pros: I really like the patients and that I get to be the first contact to help them. The job is low stress but can get a little crazy every once in a while. My coworkers are great and everyone is nice.
Cons: The pay isn't what it should be for the work you do.

Patient Registrar in Tampa:
"Patient registrar, making invoices for billing department."
Pros: I don't have to attend directly to patients, I don't have to answer phones call.
Cons: There's a hundreds of patients that I have to get into the system.

Patient Registrar in Linden:
Pros: It is very rewarding.
Cons: Working with people that are not always professional.

Patient Registrar in Paterson:
"Patient Access Financial Registration Representative."
Pros: Assisting people who come to the hospital in emergency setting.
Cons: Office conditions, stress levels.

Patient Registrar in Atlanta:
"Stress level."
Pros: Productive work, day goes fast, learn many new task, interactive with patient.
Cons: Stress level working in emergency department, short staffed.

Patient Registrar in San Antonio:
"Fast pace, stressful."
Pros: Meeting new people and taking care of their healthcare needs. Providing them with exceptional and cost effective healthcare.
Cons: The workload outweighs the compensation. Long hours. Time consuming and repetiveness.

Patient Registrar in Jacksonville:
Pros: Co workers, emergency room atmosphere.
Cons: Stress level, scheduling back and forth days to nights.

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Key Stats for Patient Registrar

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Patient Registrar Salaries

▲23%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$29,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Patient Registrar Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲16%

Medical Coding
▲7%

Bilingual
▲5%

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
▲4%

Medical Records
▲4%

▼0%

▼0%


National Average
$29,000

Scheduling
▼1%


▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 21%
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