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. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$27,500 - $65,000
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,364
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Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$18.64 - $30.69
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,500 - $65,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,058  
Total Pay (?
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$38,715 - $67,043  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.64 - $30.69  
   
Overtime
$25.33 - $48.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,058  
   
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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$38,715 - $67,043  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 17%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 10%
Acute Care
up arrow 7%
Patient Education
up arrow 7%
Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
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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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
17%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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