The average hourly pay for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $27.10.
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Job Description for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
A registered respiratory therapist is responsible for delivering competent, skilled care to patients and their loved ones based on the patients' needs. Registered respiratory therapist perform all diagnostic and respiratory care for acute and chronically ill pulmonary patients. This will include spirometry, pulse oximetry, exhaled gas monitoring, inhaled medication, and chest physiotherapy, as well weaning parameters. Registered respiratory therapist manage the patient’s airways through sucti…Read more
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Skills in Critical Care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care and Emergency Room (ER).
Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
An early career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.58 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.75 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.73 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
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Employees with Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.7% more) and Denver, Colorado (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (14.5% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.9% less).
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