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 177,160 62,820 30,485 78,985 35,670 49,460 68,110
    30.20 14.65 37.95 17.15 23.80 32.75
Chiropractors 29-1011 290 85,810 47,380 105,025 52,180 61,020 108,085
    41.25 22.80 50.50 25.10 29.35 51.95
Dentists, General 29-1021 910 171,080 104,360 204,440 127,075 162,460 >$145,600
    82.25 50.15 98.30 61.10 78.10 >$70
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 29-1022 180 239,165 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600
    115.00 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70
Dentists, All Other Specialists 29-1029 40 162,380 90,125 198,510 91,745 174,995 >$145,600
    78.05 43.35 95.45 44.10 84.15 >$70
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 1,060 49,870 35,165 57,220 40,370 48,670 59,665
    24.00 16.90 27.50 19.40 23.40 28.70
Optometrists 29-1041 430 120,490 68,350 146,560 83,380 107,530 142,030
    57.95 32.85 70.45 40.10 51.70 68.30
Pharmacists 29-1051 6,860 115,460 89,485 128,450 103,435 117,325 134,510
    55.50 43.00 61.75 49.75 56.40 64.65
Anesthesiologists 29-1061 N/A 251,205 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600
    120.75 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 N/A 197,465 115,470 238,465 139,050 >$145,600 >$145,600
    94.95 55.50 114.65 66.85 >$70 >$70
Internists, General 29-1063 380 215,120 126,450 259,460 153,305 >$145,600 >$145,600
    103.40 60.80 124.75 73.70 >$70 >$70
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 29-1064 N/A 222,895 142,810 262,935 169,680 >$145,600 >$145,600
    107.15 68.65 126.40 81.60 >$70 >$70
Pediatricians, General 29-1065 400 181,305 111,535 216,195 132,585 172,705 >$145,600
    87.15 53.60 103.95 63.75 83.05 >$70
Psychiatrists 29-1066 N/A 175,535 116,140 205,235 139,385 169,350 >$145,600
    84.40 55.85 98.65 67.00 81.40 >$70
Surgeons 29-1067 1,200 253,270 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600
    121.75 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 29-1069 5,020 220,680 >$145,600 >$145,600 170,745 >$145,600 >$145,600
    106.10 >$70 >$70 82.10 >$70 >$70
Physician Assistants 29-1071 1,600 90,145 63,220 103,605 73,760 89,755 107,925
    43.35 30.40 49.80 35.45 43.15 51.90
Podiatrists 29-1081 80 141,005 71,400 175,810 79,495 134,865 162,340
    67.80 34.35 84.50 38.20 64.85 78.05
Registered Nurses 29-1111 60,570 60,660 43,730 69,125 47,540 55,985 67,710
    29.15 21.00 33.25 22.85 26.90 32.55
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 2,130 73,870 59,235 81,190 63,870 72,445 84,740
    35.50 28.50 39.05 30.70 34.85 40.75
Physical Therapists 29-1123 4,410 78,055 59,405 87,385 65,740 78,110 89,465
    37.55 28.55 42.00 31.60 37.55 43.00
Radiation Therapists 29-1124 350 64,690 50,265 71,905 53,175 61,785 73,150
    31.10 24.15 34.55 25.55 29.70 35.15
Recreational Therapists 29-1125 420 38,155 25,940 44,260 29,700 35,620 44,325
    18.35 12.45 21.30 14.30 17.10 21.30
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 3,220 47,150 38,640 51,405 40,745 46,600 54,395
    22.65 18.60 24.70 19.60 22.40 26.15
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 2,330 59,080 40,880 68,180 45,535 55,990 71,435
    28.40 19.65 32.80 21.90 26.90 34.35
Exercise Physiologists 29-1128 220 49,110 32,420 57,450 34,610 43,005 63,135
    23.60 15.60 27.60 16.65 20.70 30.35
Veterinarians 29-1131 N/A 86,180 51,625 103,455 61,775 74,135 89,945
    41.45 24.80 49.75 29.70 35.65 43.25
Audiologists 29-1181 280 59,120 47,510 64,925 49,755 55,435 61,155
    28.40 22.85 31.20 23.90 26.65 29.40
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 29-1199 N/A 65,095 43,880 75,700 49,040 55,355 67,910
    31.30 21.10 36.40 23.60 26.60 32.65
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 4,340 56,425 44,795 62,235 48,890 55,750 64,035
    27.15 21.55 29.90 23.50 26.80 30.80
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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.