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Trauma Registrar Salary

The average Trauma Registrar in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $15.97 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $11.83 per hour to $22.75. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Trauma Registrars (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most Trauma Registrars report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,204 - $59,242
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$59K
MEDIAN: $35,485
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$11.83 - $22.75
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,204 - $59,242  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $824  
Total Pay (?
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$24,701 - $49,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $22.75  
   
Overtime
$15.48 - $40.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $824  
   
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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$24,701 - $49,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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Job Description for Trauma Registrar

  • Attain follow-up data by reviewing medical records, physician notes and interviewing patients.
  • Compile, organize and report medical case data.
  • Prepare data reports for review by management staff.
  • Perform case audits and reviews to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Abstract and code clinical data.

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Trauma Registrars seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 20 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Entry. Many workers who know Data Analysis also know Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Trauma Registrar

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


For Trauma Registrars, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $37K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $33K. Trauma Registrars with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Trauma Registrar with more than 20 years of experience can earn $49K on average.

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Experience Affects Trauma Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Trauma Registrar Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 28%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%


Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000

Data Entry
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 14%