Respiratory Therapist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Median pay for Respiratory Therapists in Atlanta, Ga. is around $23.40 per hour. Pay ranges from $18.49 per hour on the low end to $31.89 on the high end. There are more female Respiratory Therapists in Atlanta who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and the larger part collect vision insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,087 - $69,766

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$18.49 - $31.89

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,087 - $69,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
Total Pay (?
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$38,527 - $68,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.49 - $31.89  
   
Overtime
$22.75 - $49.16  
Local 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: 18 Jul 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
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Patient Education
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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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