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Patient Registrar Salary

Most Patient Registrars in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.25 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $10.69 per hour to $16.74. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of Patient Registrars claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$20,729 - $44,795
(Median)
$21K
$32K
$45K
MEDIAN: $32,049
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$10.69 - $16.74
(Median)
$11
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$20,729 - $44,795  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $496.65  
Total Pay (?
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$22,338 - $36,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.69 - $16.74  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $27.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $496.65  
   
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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$22,338 - $36,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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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

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

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Patient Registrars report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Typing and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Those with knowledge of Customer Service tend to be skilled in Insurance as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Registrar

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $26K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $29K. Patient Registrars bring in $31K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $33K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Patient Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Patient Registrar Salaries

Typing
up arrow 20%

Medical Coding
up arrow 11%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%