Trauma Registrar Salary

An average Trauma Registrar in the United States can expect to take home roughly $17.22 per hour. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Trauma Registrars are female. The majority of Trauma Registrars claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$34,786 - $73,504
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MEDIAN: $44,766
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$13.51 - $24.98
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$34,786 - $73,504  
   
Bonus
$800  
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$28,580 - $53,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $24.98  
   
Overtime
$15.89 - $42.28  
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Bonus
$800  
   
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$28,580 - $53,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209

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Job Description for Trauma Registrar

Trauma registrars work in hospitals and are responsible for collecting and verifying the data of admitted trauma patients, as well as coding and entering this data into a database. Strong computer skills, along with typing and medical coding skills, are essential for this position, and report-making skills are also necessary to organize and present data to management and other departments.

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Trauma Registrar Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Trauma Registrar


Trauma Registrars seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, Data Analysis, Medical Terminology, and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Entry, Abstracting, and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 Coding. Competency in Data Analysis frequently indicates knowledge of Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Trauma Registrar

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


For many Trauma Registrars, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $36K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $40K on average. Trauma Registrars with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $46K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Trauma Registrar Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Trauma Registrar?

Trauma Registrar in Santa Rosa:
"Good job."
Pros: I like that the information that I'm sending to the national level will eventually save lives by making everyone safer.
Cons: Right now there is a bully in the office, so the work environment could be much better.

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Key Stats for Trauma Registrar

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Trauma Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$37,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Trauma Registrar Salaries


Data Analysis
▲2%


National Average
$37,000

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Emergency/Trauma
▼5%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼8%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▼10%

Abstracting
▼11%

Data Entry
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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