Respiratory Therapy Schools In Georgia

There are 17 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Georgia for faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes to choose from. The trends in Georgia's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in respiratory therapy includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy
  • Bachelors degree in Respiratory Therapy


Schools

  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  2. Andrew College

    501College St, Cuthbert, Georgia 39840-5550

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  3. Armstrong Atlantic State University

    11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997

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  4. Augusta Technical College

    3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30906

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  5. Columbus Technical College

    928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572

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  6. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161

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  7. Dalton State College

    650 College Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30720-3797

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  8. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  9. Southern Crescent Technical College

    501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, Georgia 30223-2042

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  10. Gwinnett Technical College

    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043-5702

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  11. Heart of Georgia Technical College

    560 Pinehill Rd, Dublin, Georgia 31021

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  12. Macon State College

    100 College Station Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206-5145

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  13. Medical College of Georgia

    1120 Fifteenth St, Augusta, Georgia 30912

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  14. Southwest Georgia Technical College

    15689 US Hwy 19 N, Thomasville, Georgia 31792-9960

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  15. Athens Technical College

    800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, Georgia 30601-1500

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  16. Okefenokee Technical College

    1701 Carswell Ave, Waycross, Georgia 31503

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  17. Everest Institute-Decatur

    2460 Wesley Chapel Rd, Ste 25A, Decatur, Georgia 30035

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Georgia 4,090
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Georgia

3,590 3,660 3,630 3,780 4,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, respiratory therapy is a growing field. In 2010 there were 500 more respiratory therapy professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 14%. This is faster than the trend for respiratory therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$41,610 $44,315 $46,245 $47,100 $47,450
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Georgia. In 2006 respiratory therapy professionals made a mean salary of $41,610 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,450 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$35,120
25th percentile
$40,500
50th percentile
$47,115
75th percentile
$54,750
90th percentile
$62,240

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 77% pay differential between the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of respiratory therapy in Georgia.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Georgia

Health Science
$71,294
Nursing
$60,684
Respiratory Therapy
$47,450

In Georgia, respiratory therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia

associate
14
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total18

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Georgia state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 254 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in Georgia and in 2010 there were 266 graduates.

Thus there was a 5% percent increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia. 78% of these graduates received a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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