Trauma Registrar Salary

For Trauma Registrars, hourly average wages total $17.38 per hour. Career duration and the particular city 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; 89 percent of Trauma Registrars are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$36,183 - $75,575
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MEDIAN: $46,754
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$13.41 - $25.54
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Salary $36,183 - $75,575
Bonus $200.00
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$28,375 - $56,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.41 - $25.54
Overtime $15.88 - $41.72
Annual Data $0$56K
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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$28,375 - $56,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 229

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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 report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, Data Analysis, Medical Terminology, and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Entry, Abstracting, and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 Coding. Employees educated in Data Analysis are typically practiced in Medical Coding, too.

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
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Trauma Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$38,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Trauma Registrar Salaries




National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Emergency/Trauma
▼6%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▼7%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼9%

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

Abstracting
▼12%

Data Entry
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 11%
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