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 4,790 57,435 27,285 72,510 31,285 45,345 64,480
    27.60 13.10 34.85 15.05 21.80 31.00
Dentists, General 29-1021 153,800 124,630 168,385 127,370 137,285 147,870
    73.95 59.90 80.95 61.25 66.00 71.10
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 30 49,265 33,655 57,070 35,720 41,880 62,985
    23.70 16.20 27.45 17.15 20.15 30.30
Pharmacists 29-1051 260 103,915 72,375 119,685 100,055 113,580 128,085
    49.95 34.80 57.55 48.10 54.60 61.60
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 231,925
    111.50
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 29-1069 218,595
    105.10
Physician Assistants 29-1071 20 119,260 85,025 136,375 89,295 104,255 163,610
    57.35 40.90 65.55 42.95 50.10 78.65
Registered Nurses 29-1111 1,430 59,960 44,085 67,900 48,885 56,455 70,045
    28.85 21.20 32.65 23.50 27.15 33.70
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 30 70,220 47,880 81,385 63,500 75,495 86,025
    33.75 23.00 39.15 30.55 36.30 41.35
Physical Therapists 29-1123 70 83,180 69,010 90,265 76,115 83,645 92,435
    40.00 33.20 43.40 36.60 40.20 44.45
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 70 50,380 41,855 54,645 42,430 46,870 59,665
    24.20 20.10 26.25 20.40 22.55 28.70
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 50 46,275 31,490 53,665 36,450 45,445 53,755
    22.25 15.15 25.80 17.50 21.85 25.85
Veterinarians 29-1131 50
   
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 100 57,740 49,100 62,060 50,495 56,510 64,500
    27.75 23.60 29.85 24.30 27.15 31.00
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 160 35,225 24,430 40,620 26,705 36,145 43,235
    16.95 11.75 19.55 12.85 17.40 20.80
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 90 70,770 47,870 82,220 52,765 72,230 85,670
    34.00 23.00 39.55 25.35 34.75 41.20
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 29-2031 20 51,865 42,485 56,555 46,305 52,520 58,045
    24.95 20.45 27.20 22.25 25.25 27.90
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032 30 56,695 45,435 62,320 48,440 56,880 67,105
    27.25 21.85 29.95 23.30 27.35 32.25
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033 10 56,455 51,450 58,960 51,410 56,090 61,145
    27.15 24.75 28.35 24.70 26.95 29.40
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians* 29-2037 190 49,620 38,060 55,405 41,000 49,245 57,480
    23.85 18.30 26.65 19.70 23.70 27.65
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 29-2041 190 28,040 20,705 31,705 21,855 26,690 31,330
    13.50 9.95 15.25 10.50 12.85 15.05
Dietetic Technicians 29-2051 60 17,935 16,110 18,845 15,930 17,410 19,175
    8.60 7.75 9.05 7.65 8.35 9.20
Pharmacy Technicians 29-2052 410 27,110 22,970 29,175 24,305 27,060 29,680
    13.05 11.05 14.05 11.70 13.00 14.25
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 29-2054 30 40,515 30,225 45,660 31,995 41,770 47,185
    19.50 14.55 21.95 15.40 20.10 22.70
Surgical Technologists 29-2055 80 36,065 30,800 38,695 31,775 34,925 37,995
    17.35 14.80 18.60 15.30 16.80 18.25
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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.