TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS 19-0000 11,980 56,995 32,130 69,425 37,055 50,265 69,640
    27.40 15.45 33.40 17.80 24.15 33.50
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012 90 57,595 39,150 66,820 42,605 48,930 66,180
    27.70 18.80 32.15 20.50 23.50 31.80
Soil and Plant Scientists 19-1013 80 60,240 38,255 71,230 43,045 57,440 72,075
    28.95 18.40 34.25 20.70 27.60 34.65
Biochemists and Biophysicists 19-1021 40 100,125 51,385 124,490 56,265 72,975 133,830
    48.15 24.70 59.85 27.05 35.10 64.35
Microbiologists 19-1022 160 56,915 38,035 66,355 42,155 48,720 65,030
    27.35 18.30 31.90 20.25 23.40 31.25
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 19-1023 120 51,570 33,935 60,390 38,160 48,955 59,445
    24.80 16.30 29.05 18.35 23.55 28.60
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 330 69,750 42,090 83,575 50,610 68,880 85,615
    33.55 20.25 40.20 24.35 33.10 41.15
Conservation Scientists 19-1031 180 66,765 43,340 78,480 50,660 71,105 82,565
    32.10 20.85 37.75 24.35 34.20 39.70
Foresters 19-1032 180 45,775 31,925 52,700 34,920 42,650 53,370
    22.00 15.35 25.35 16.80 20.50 25.65
Epidemiologists 19-1041 120 56,045 38,555 64,785 42,010 57,210 66,815
    26.95 18.55 31.15 20.20 27.50 32.10
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042 340 78,480 44,435 95,500 49,705 57,455 84,780
    37.75 21.35 45.90 23.90 27.60 40.75
Life Scientists, All Other 19-1099 70 62,705 39,630 74,240 39,905 45,710 80,295
    30.15 19.05 35.70 19.20 22.00 38.60
Physicists 19-2012 360 109,570 65,875 131,415 81,015 103,970 145,690
    52.70 31.65 63.20 38.95 50.00 70.05
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 19-2021 80 87,635 64,940 98,985 75,690 86,645 100,915
    42.15 31.20 47.60 36.40 41.65 48.50
Chemists 19-2031 1,120 62,845 33,980 77,280 38,940 54,765 82,715
    30.20 16.35 37.15 18.70 26.35 39.75
Materials Scientists 19-2032 60 78,040 49,325 92,400 56,440 73,225 101,210
    37.50 23.70 44.40 27.15 35.20 48.65
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 1,240 62,160 38,175 74,150 41,340 56,515 74,210
    29.90 18.35 35.65 19.90 27.15 35.70
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042 250 58,390 37,825 68,670 41,290 48,780 70,075
    28.05 18.20 33.00 19.85 23.45 33.70
Hydrologists 19-2043 40 94,150 74,225 104,110 82,565 89,455 100,920
    45.25 35.70 50.05 39.70 43.00 48.50
Physical Scientists, All Other 19-2099 100 96,910 63,630 113,550 80,490 104,290 114,685
    46.60 30.60 54.60 38.70 50.15 55.15
Economists 19-3011 60 70,675 43,850 84,085 48,475 67,865 91,410
    34.00 21.10 40.45 23.30 32.65 43.95
Survey Researchers 19-3022 200 51,115 25,545 63,900 31,255 44,825 58,705
    24.60 12.30 30.70 15.05 21.55 28.20
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 1,230 60,980 41,370 70,785 46,780 57,075 69,770
    29.30 19.90 34.05 22.50 27.45 33.55
Psychologists, All Other 19-3039 140 80,090 47,380 96,450 66,975 90,005 100,915
    38.50 22.80 46.35 32.20 43.25 48.50
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051 380 50,990 37,565 57,700 40,765 48,595 57,970
    24.50 18.05 27.75 19.60 23.35 27.85
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Depatment of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date June 2011.