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 13,970 59,180 33,680 71,930 38,775 52,880 74,100
    28.45 16.20 34.60 18.65 25.40 35.60
Animal Scientists 19-1011 N/A 50,025 32,535 58,765 35,945 48,785 59,570
    24.05 15.65 28.25 17.30 23.45 28.65
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012 N/A 54,730 35,010 64,590 39,245 49,140 66,860
    26.30 16.85 31.05 18.85 23.60 32.15
Soil and Plant Scientists 19-1013 N/A 58,595 32,210 71,785 36,195 59,820 73,260
    28.15 15.50 34.50 17.40 28.75 35.20
Biochemists and Biophysicists 19-1021 240 82,335 53,355 96,830 58,530 80,565 96,600
    39.60 25.65 46.55 28.15 38.75 46.45
Microbiologists 19-1022 N/A 55,250 39,235 63,255 41,900 49,830 62,160
    26.55 18.85 30.40 20.15 23.95 29.90
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 19-1023 110 51,860 34,410 60,585 39,205 50,820 61,250
    24.95 16.55 29.15 18.85 24.45 29.45
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 N/A 64,300 37,405 77,750 44,975 66,955 80,270
    30.90 18.00 37.40 21.60 32.20 38.60
Conservation Scientists 19-1031 N/A 66,640 43,460 78,230 47,465 69,975 82,765
    32.05 20.90 37.60 22.80 33.65 39.80
Foresters 19-1032 N/A 47,755 35,340 53,960 37,735 45,935 56,950
    22.95 17.00 25.95 18.15 22.10 27.40
Epidemiologists 19-1041 100 61,865 47,520 69,035 51,050 61,005 70,390
    29.75 22.85 33.20 24.55 29.35 33.85
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042 560 77,070 48,195 91,510 53,090 64,670 86,170
    37.05 23.15 44.00 25.50 31.10 41.45
Life Scientists, All Other 19-1099 60 68,435 41,680 81,815 42,530 47,375 87,970
    32.90 20.05 39.35 20.45 22.80 42.30
Physicists 19-2012 N/A 101,495 71,955 116,270 81,990 95,595 117,025
    48.80 34.60 55.90 39.40 45.95 56.25
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 19-2021 90 85,975 59,475 99,220 71,110 84,860 100,915
    41.35 28.60 47.70 34.20 40.80 48.50
Chemists 19-2031 N/A 69,725 40,895 84,140 46,305 65,165 91,045
    33.50 19.65 40.45 22.25 31.35 43.75
Materials Scientists 19-2032 N/A 85,585 53,490 101,630 63,525 82,205 108,335
    41.15 25.70 48.85 30.55 39.50 52.10
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 N/A 61,480 37,450 73,495 41,020 54,530 75,125
    29.55 18.00 35.35 19.70 26.20 36.10
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042 N/A 57,555 38,090 67,285 41,575 49,025 71,015
    27.65 18.30 32.35 20.00 23.55 34.15
Hydrologists 19-2043 40 88,650 69,025 98,460 75,685 89,450 103,515
    42.60 33.20 47.35 36.40 43.00 49.75
Physical Scientists, All Other 19-2099 210 104,145 73,525 119,455 93,930 108,580 125,715
    50.05 35.35 57.45 45.15 52.20 60.45
Economists 19-3011 N/A 82,920 50,745 99,005 57,325 81,970 100,495
    39.85 24.40 47.60 27.55 39.40 48.30
Survey Researchers 19-3022 250 50,330 26,200 62,400 31,390 45,185 57,920
    24.20 12.60 30.00 15.10 21.70 27.85
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 1,150 64,205 45,460 73,575 50,345 60,020 72,475
    30.85 21.85 35.35 24.20 28.85 34.85
Psychologists, All Other 19-3039 130 85,360 54,990 100,550 73,400 90,020 103,640
    41.05 26.45 48.35 35.30 43.30 49.85
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051 N/A 52,665 38,330 59,835 41,295 50,280 59,910
    25.30 18.45 28.75 19.85 24.15 28.80
Anthropologists and Archeologists 19-3091 N/A 60,475 32,130 74,650 36,295 61,775 81,820
    29.10 15.45 35.90 17.45 29.70 39.35
Historians 19-3093 50 42,020 26,065 50,000 31,845 40,315 48,260
    20.20 12.55 24.05 15.30 19.40 23.20
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 19-3099 210 59,860 37,925 70,830 47,460 58,515 73,625
    28.80 18.25 34.05 22.80 28.15 35.40
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 19-4011 360 36,555 25,625 42,020 28,665 35,945 43,550
    17.55 12.30 20.20 13.80 17.30 20.95
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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 Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date May 2012.