TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS 29-0000 13,990 62,285 29,665 78,590 34,820 45,980 64,845
    29.95 14.25 37.80 16.75 22.10 31.15
Chiropractors 29-1011 10 111,865 40,180 147,705 45,090 69,630
    53.80 19.30 71.00 21.70 33.50
Dentists, General 29-1021 196,930 152,545
    94.70 73.35
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 140 58,100 39,115 67,595 43,980 63,130 70,615
    27.95 18.80 32.50 21.15 30.35 33.95
Optometrists 29-1041 30 81,710 53,760 95,685 64,765 78,360 90,990
    39.30 25.85 46.00 31.15 37.65 43.75
Pharmacists 29-1051 470 108,900 81,355 122,675 100,850 114,515 128,230
    52.35 39.10 59.00 48.50 55.05 61.65
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 170 170,225 111,075 199,795 141,865
    81.85 53.40 96.05 68.20
Internists, General 29-1063 50 197,565 109,075 241,810 127,930
    95.00 52.45 116.25 61.50
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 29-1064 100 216,840 150,070
    104.25 72.15
Pediatricians, General 29-1065 30 161,305 90,650 196,635 113,695 151,190
    77.55 43.60 94.55 54.65 72.70
Psychiatrists 29-1066 20 207,300 165,470
    99.65 79.55
Surgeons 29-1067 160 248,250
    119.35
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 29-1069 450 193,940 133,340 224,245 148,645
    93.25 64.10 107.80 71.45
Physician Assistants 29-1071 90 86,460 72,925 93,225 77,365 84,585 92,585
    41.55 35.05 44.80 37.20 40.65 44.50
Registered Nurses 29-1111 5,300 56,895 39,185 65,750 42,505 52,080 63,810
    27.35 18.85 31.60 20.45 25.05 30.70
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 90 73,335 55,690 82,155 63,720 73,020 87,445
    35.25 26.75 39.50 30.65 35.10 42.05
Physical Therapists 29-1123 170 80,195 61,855 89,365 68,415 79,820 91,580
    38.55 29.75 42.95 32.90 38.35 44.05
Recreational Therapists 29-1125 40 24,590 17,325 28,220 18,070 21,560 26,525
    11.80 8.35 13.55 8.70 10.35 12.75
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 290 43,885 35,470 48,095 37,600 43,405 50,280
    21.10 17.05 23.10 18.10 20.85 24.15
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 150 64,225 40,305 76,185 47,785 65,555 80,745
    30.90 19.40 36.65 22.95 31.50 38.80
Veterinarians 29-1131 50 91,265 50,090 111,850 61,225 70,615 93,765
    43.90 24.10 53.75 29.45 33.95 45.10
Audiologists 29-1181 64,190 53,790 69,390 52,235 56,480 64,550
    30.85 25.85 33.35 25.10 27.15 31.05
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 320 53,270 42,765 58,520 46,880 53,090 60,105
    25.60 20.55 28.15 22.55 25.50 28.90
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 530 36,335 25,425 41,790 28,880 36,180 43,820
    17.45 12.20 20.10 13.90 17.40 21.05
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 220 55,145 41,860 61,785 49,165 57,185 64,575
    26.50 20.10 29.70 23.65 27.50 31.05
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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.