Respiratory Therapy in Decatur

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Everest Institute-Decatur

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

4 miles from location
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
Suburb: Large 2-year, Private for-profit 7 8
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
1,460 $31,445 $24,767 56%

Degrees Offered

Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
4 miles from location Everest Institute-Decatur Decatur GA 28.6099 100% 1,460

An estimated 13 students graduated in 2010 from respiratory therapy degree programs at Everest Institute-Decatur, the only accredited respiratory therapy school in Decatur. Everest Institute-Decatur received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010.


Tuition for respiratory therapy courses at Everest Institute-Decatur was $21,609 per year.

You've earned a respiratory therapy what?

Respiratory therapist is the profession of choice for a majority of respiratory therapy graduates in Decatur. 1,890 respiratory therapists were working in Decatur and surrounding areas in 2010. That means 53 out of every 100 respiratory therapists in Georgia work in the Decatur area.

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to grow by 35% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,620 respiratory therapists working in Georgia then. This expected growth in the number of Georgia respiratory therapists is faster than the growth that is expected for respiratory therapists around the US.


A respiratory therapist in Decatur makes an average of $52,650 per year. Salaries for respiratory therapists, however, can vary. In 2010, respiratory therapists made as little as less than $40,830 per year or as much as more than $66,820 per year in Decatur.

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Decatur statistics regarding a respiratory therapy career after graduating from a respiratory therapy training program at the respiratory therapy certificate, respiratory therapy associate's degree, respiratory therapy bachelor's degree, respiratory therapy master's degree, or respiratory therapy doctoral degree levels, and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as health science or allied health.


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Respiratory Therapy in Decatur, GA

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Respiratory Therapists + 1,890 $52,650 14.5%
Respiratory Therapy Technicians + 370 $47,020 76.2%

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