The average hourly pay for a Cancer Registrar is $20.80.
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Job Description for Cancer Registrar
Cancer registrars are data collection specialists who draw a holistic picture of a patient's medical history by looking at the diagnosis, treatment, and disease status for every patient. Their work is vital because it can lead to better information use by the medical specialists managing cancer treatment. The data collected by cancer registrars is used to monitor cancer treatments that are in the advanced stages and improve cancer prevention and screening programs. Cancer registrars must exam…Read more
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.
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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.
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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