Patient Registrar Salary

Women account for the majority of Patient Registrars in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.30 per hour. Earnings sit near $10.68 per hour on the lower side but can approach $17.01 on the higher side. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Patient Registrars, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,377 - $43,772

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$10.68 - $17.01

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,377 - $43,772  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $517  
Total Pay (?
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$22,461 - $36,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.68 - $17.01  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $26.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $517  
   
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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$22,461 - $36,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 420
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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Coding, and Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 19 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Bilingual and Typing. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Typing.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Registrar

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Patient Registrars — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $29K. Patient Registrars see a median salary of $31K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $34K.

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Experience Affects Patient Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%



National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Patient Registrar Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 19%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 17%

Medical Coding
up arrow 11%

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
up arrow 8%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
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up arrow 5%

Bilingual
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 18%
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