Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $24.30 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Emergency/Trauma, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Critical Care, Acute Care, and Emergency Room (ER).

$44,219 - $57,000
$48K
MEDIAN: $48,285
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$18.66 - $35.37
$19
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $24.30
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Salary
$48,285  
   
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$39,372 - $71,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$18.66 - $35.37  
   
Overtime
$16.73  
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$39,372 - $71,890  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 14 salaries. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$50,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
▲28%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲26%

Critical Care
▲21%

Acute Care
▲17%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲11%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲3%

National Average
$50,000

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 8%
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