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Respiratory Therapist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Respiratory Therapists in Atlanta, Ga. can expect wages of $23.26 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $18.43 per hour and $31.93. Women make up the majority of Atlanta Respiratory Therapists (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A fair number have medical and dental plans, and the greater part have vision insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,500 - $70,000
(Median)
$28K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $40,902
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90%

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$18.43 - $31.93
(Median)
$18
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,500 - $70,000  
   
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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$38,389 - $68,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.43 - $31.93  
   
Overtime
$22.75 - $49.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$38,389 - $68,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 37%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 10%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 5%

Critical Care
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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