Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Respiratory Therapy Employment

Atlanta 2,260
Georgia 4,090

Of the 4,090 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Georgia, 2,260 work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Atlanta has grown by 22%. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,590 3,660 3,630 3,780 4,090
1,850 1,830 1,830 2,030 2,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$44,610 $46,860 $49,535 $50,265 $49,835
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Atlanta respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,835. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Atlanta was $44,610 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$37,175
25th percentile
$42,775
50th percentile
$49,500
75th percentile
$57,330
90th percentile
$64,455

Respiratory therapy professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $49,500 per year. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,175 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 73% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Respiratory Therapy
$49,835
Nursing
$63,032
Health Science
$75,396

On average respiratory therapy professional salaries in Atlanta are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Atlanta

1

There is only one accredited respiratory therapy school in the city. Many of Atlanta's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of this school.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Atlanta's respiratory therapy school offers one respiratory therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
37
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total37

Approximately 37 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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