Average Cancer Registrar Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Cancer Registrar is $20.80.
MEDIAN $20.80
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $29
$0 - $1,450
Total Pay
$31,453 - $60,325

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Job Description for Cancer Registrar

Cancer 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.

Job Satisfaction for Cancer Registrar

4.3 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

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Cancer Registrar
Certified Tumor Registrar
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Popular Skills for Cancer Registrar

Skills in Abstracting, Data Analysis, Medical Records and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology.

Pay by Experience Level for Cancer Registrar

An entry-level Cancer Registrar with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.42 based on 26 salaries. An early career Cancer Registrar with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.29 based on 109 salaries. A mid-career Cancer Registrar with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.69 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Cancer Registrar with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.57 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Cancer Registrar in their job title in St. Louis, Missouri earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.2% more).

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