Entry-Level Patient Registrar Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Patient Registrars come in at around $12.87 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. For the most part, Entry-Level Patient Registrars enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$19,732 - $39,911
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MEDIAN: $29,273
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$10.21 - $16.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,732 - $39,911  
   
Bonus
$550  
Total Pay (?
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$21,211 - $35,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $16.58  
   
Overtime
$1.46 - $25.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$550  
   
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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$21,211 - $35,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 479

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,108

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Entry-Level Patient Registrars will find that Philadelphia offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 23 percent. Entry-Level Patient Registrars can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+15 percent), Indianapolis (+7 percent), Cincinnati (+5 percent), and Charlotte (+2 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, San Antonio is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Nashville (6 percent lower) and Tampa (3 percent lower).

Patient Registrar Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Patient Registrar in Lincoln:
"Open 24/7."
Remember that a hospital is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. You must work as a team, with a team.

Key Stats for Patient Registrar

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Patient Registrar Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲23%

Medical Terminology
▲3%

Data Entry
▲2%

Insurance
▲1%

Scheduling
▼0%

National Average
$27,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Typing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 24%
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