Trauma Registrar Salary

Trauma Registrars in the United States pull down an average of $17.24 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Trauma Registrars are female. The majority of Trauma Registrars claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$35,300 - $84,500
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$46K
$84K
MEDIAN: $46,086
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$13.50 - $25.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,300 - $84,500  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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$28,536 - $55,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $25.44  
   
Overtime
$15.93 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
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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$28,536 - $55,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 230

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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


Survey results suggest that Trauma Registrars use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, Data Analysis, Medical Terminology, and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Entry, Abstracting, and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 Coding. Data Analysis and Medical Coding are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Trauma Registrar

Pay by Experience for a Trauma Registrar has a positive trend. An entry-level Trauma Registrar with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 162 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Trauma Registrar with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Trauma Registrar which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 42 salaries. A Trauma Registrar with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 10 salaries.

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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Trauma Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

▲12%

▲10%

National Average
$37,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Trauma Registrar Salaries




National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Emergency/Trauma
▼5%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▼6%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼8%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▼11%

Abstracting
▼11%

Data Entry
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 11%
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