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Respiratory Therapy Schools in Georgia

There are three Georgia schools offering respiratory therapy programs. 24 students graduated with degrees from Georgia respiratory therapy schools in 2010. 21 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and three students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

14 students graduate from respiratory therapy programs in Georgia, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from respiratory therapy programs. More specifically, 21 students graduated with a degree in respiratory therapy at the associate's level and three with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three respiratory therapy schools are in this state. Of these, two schools are public, while one school is private. Tuition at a public respiratory therapy school varies from $2,354 to $2,522.

Average tuition for respiratory therapy programs is $2,455. The highest tuition for respiratory therapy programs, which is $2,522 every year, is at Dalton State College, while the lowest tuition in Georgia is at Macon State College.

Georgia respiratory therapy schools offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in respiratory therapy sought degrees at the masters level.

Respiratory Therapy Program Completions in Georgia 2008 - 2010

14 students graduate from respiratory therapy programs in Georgia, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from respiratory therapy programs. More specifically, 21 students graduated with a degree in respiratory therapy at the associate's level and three with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Respiratory Therapy Program Completions in Georgia 2008 - 2010

  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 21
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 3

Respiratory Therapy Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of three programs in respiratory therapy. Of these programs, close to 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Respiratory Therapy Program Availability in Georgia

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 1

Respiratory Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Respiratory Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38750
  • 25th Percentile: 43240
  • Median: 50050
  • 75th Percentile: 57710
  • 90th Percentile: 64840

Respiratory Therapy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Respiratory Therapy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31490
  • 25th Percentile: 37760
  • Median: 44180
  • 75th Percentile: 51790
  • 90th Percentile: 59640

Respiratory Therapists — Employment Trend

Respiratory Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44410
  • Median Salary 2007: 47220
  • Median Salary 2008: 49390
  • Median Salary 2009: 49900
  • Median Salary 2010: 50050
  • Total Employed 2006: 3150
  • Total Employed 2007: 3170
  • Total Employed 2008: 3170
  • Total Employed 2009: 3380
  • Total Employed 2010: 3560

Respiratory Therapy Technicians — Employment Trend

Respiratory Therapy Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38910
  • Median Salary 2007: 41190
  • Median Salary 2008: 43230
  • Median Salary 2009: 43970
  • Median Salary 2010: 44180
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Georgia vs National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Georgia vs National Respiratory Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 3.330% (4090)

Respiratory Therapy Schools in Georgia

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College is 1.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one respiratory therapy program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering respiratory therapy programs.

2. Everest Institute - Decatur

2460 Wesley Chapel Rd- Ste 25A
Decatur, GA 30035
(404) 327-8787x137

Everest Institute-Decatur is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and this school offers one program in respiratory therapy. 1,246 students pursue degrees in eight programs at this school, overall. This small school is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering respiratory therapy programs.

3. Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

Macon State College offers one respiratory therapy program and Macon State, which is only a few miles from Macon, is located in a rural area. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Georgia.

4. Andrew College

501College St
Cuthbert, GA 39840-5550
(229) 732-2171

Founded in 1854, Andrew College is a 2-year institution. This school is located in town of Cuthbert, Georgia. It offers subjects including business, biology, and history. Students are offered 27 degrees at the associates level by this school. In 2010, 273 students sought degrees from the 27 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.