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. The pay spectrum stretches from $10.66 per hour to $17.00. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Work is enjoyable for Patient Registrars, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,377 - $43,772
(Median)
$24K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,979
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$10.66 - $17.00
(Median)
$11
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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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$22,421 - $36,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $17.00  
   
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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$22,421 - $36,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 413
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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 pretty varied skill set on the job. 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Bilingual and Typing. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Typing.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Registrar

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


For Patient Registrars, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $27K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $29K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Patient Registrars see a median salary of $31K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Patient Registrars reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $34K.

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Experience Affects Patient Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Patient Registrar Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 19%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 16%

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
up arrow 2%

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
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%
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