Respiratory Therapist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

Hourly wages for Respiratory Therapists in Atlanta, Ga. typically come in around $23.46 per hour. Pay begins at $18.11 per hour on the low end and climbs to $30.91 near the top. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Atlanta Respiratory Therapists (58 percent). Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$25,760 - $67,871
(Median)
26K
39K
51K
68K
MEDIAN: $41,008
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75%
90%
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Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$18.11 - $30.91
(Median)
18
23
26
31
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,760 - $67,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$37,596 - $66,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.11 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$25.15 - $48.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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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$37,596 - $66,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 22%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 13%
Acute Care
up arrow 7%
Patient Education
up arrow 7%
Pediatrics
up arrow 6%
Critical Care
up arrow 5%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%
Emergency/Trauma
0%
National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5 based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%