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Patient Registrar Salary

Women account for the majority of Patient Registrars in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.35 per hour. Compensation ranges between $10.66 per hour and $16.95. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Patient Registrars claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$24,151 - $44,077
(Median)
$24K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $31,367
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50%
90%

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$10.66 - $16.95
(Median)
$11
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,151 - $44,077  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $508  
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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$22,412 - $36,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $16.95  
   
Overtime
$1.47 - $26.43  
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 - $508  
   
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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$22,412 - $36,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 347

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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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Popular Skills for Patient Registrar


Patient Registrars report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Typing, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Coding, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 17 percent. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Typing.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Registrar

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


For Patient Registrars, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $27K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $29K. Patient Registrars who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $31K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Patient Registrar with more than 20 years of experience can earn $34K on average.

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Experience Affects Patient Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Patient Registrar Salaries

Typing
up arrow 17%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 16%

Medical Coding
up arrow 10%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%
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