Trauma Registrar Salary

Median pay for Trauma Registrars in the United States is around $16.54 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $12.24 per hour to $22.97. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Trauma Registrars far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Trauma Registrars. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,721 - $61,018

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$12.24 - $22.97

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,721 - $61,018  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $783  
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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$25,473 - $49,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $22.97  
   
Overtime
$15.79 - $39.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $783  
   
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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$25,473 - $49,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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

  • 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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Survey results suggest that Trauma Registrars put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 6 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Medical Terminology. Employees educated in Data Analysis are typically practiced in Medical Coding, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Trauma Registrar

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Trauma Registrars — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $34K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $37K. Trauma Registrars who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $49K.

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Experience Affects Trauma Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Trauma Registrar Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Medical Coding
up arrow 3%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Medical Terminology
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%
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