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Trauma Registrar Salary

Pay for Trauma Registrars in the United States sits in the ballpark of $16.41 per hour. Earnings sit near $12.15 per hour on the lower side but can approach $23.07 on the higher side. The vast majority of Trauma Registrars (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$24,278 - $58,632
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$59K
MEDIAN: $35,796
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$12.15 - $23.07
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,278 - $58,632  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $700  
Total Pay (?
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$25,166 - $49,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $23.07  
   
Overtime
$15.70 - $40.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $700  
   
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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$25,166 - $49,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233

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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 report using a wide range of professional 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 25 percent, 17 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Entry and Medical Terminology. 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.


Trauma Registrars generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. During the first five years of their careers, Trauma Registrars see a median income of $34K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $37K. Trauma Registrars who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $52K on average.

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Experience Affects Trauma Registrar Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Trauma Registrar Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 25%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%

Medical Coding
up arrow 4%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Medical Terminology
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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