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Respiratory Therapist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

Atlanta Respiratory Therapists take home an average $23.22 per hour. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a majority have vision insurance, as well. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Women make up a slight majority of Respiratory Therapists in Atlanta, Ga. (58 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$25,532 - $68,510
(Median)
26K
39K
50K
69K
MEDIAN: $40,387
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Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$17.96 - $31.61
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,532 - $68,510  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$37,157 - $67,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.96 - $31.61  
   
Overtime
$22.75 - $49.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$37,157 - $67,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 40%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 14%
Pediatrics
up arrow 9%
Acute Care
up arrow 8%
Critical Care
up arrow 7%
Patient Education
up arrow 7%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%
National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

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Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5 based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%