Respiratory Therapist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Respiratory Therapists in Atlanta take home an average $23.40 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $18.49 per hour to $31.89. Female Respiratory Therapists in Atlanta, Ga. survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number, and more than half earn vision coverage. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,087 - $69,766
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,235
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$18.49 - $31.89
(Median)
$18
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,087 - $69,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
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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$38,527 - $68,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.49 - $31.89  
   
Overtime
$22.75 - $49.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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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$38,527 - $68,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries


Mid-Career
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National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 36%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 12%

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 8%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 6%


Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Emergency Room (ER)
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National Average
$49,000

Emergency/Trauma
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 13%
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