Respiratory Therapist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

The average wage for a Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia is $23.67 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is associated with high pay for this job.
Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$25,760 - $67,871
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,008
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Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$18.19 - $30.69
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,760 - $67,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
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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$37,783 - $67,263  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.19 - $30.69  
   
Overtime
$25.33 - $48.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
   
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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$37,783 - $67,263  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 17%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 9%
Acute Care
up arrow 8%
Patient Education
up arrow 7%
Critical Care
up arrow 5%
Pediatrics
up arrow 4%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%
Emergency/Trauma
0%
National Average
$49,000

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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