TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
Table of contents Total all industries in Tennessee Statewide (prior page) Total all industries in Tennessee Statewide (next page)

Total all industries

Tennessee Statewide

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS 31-0000 75,910 25,830 18,370 29,560 19,820 23,270 29,255
    12.40 8.85 14.20 9.55 11.20 14.05
Home Health Aides 31-1011 N/A 20,015 16,810 21,620 17,350 19,510 22,430
    9.60 8.10 10.40 8.35 9.40 10.80
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 31-1012 30,330 22,290 17,840 24,515 19,285 21,890 24,580
    10.70 8.60 11.80 9.25 10.50 11.80
Psychiatric Aides 31-1013 2,400 21,175 16,800 23,365 17,830 20,635 23,765
    10.20 8.10 11.25 8.55 9.90 11.40
Occupational Therapist Assistants 31-2011 830 49,880 36,865 56,385 41,015 48,065 59,510
    24.00 17.70 27.10 19.70 23.10 28.60
Occupational Therapist Aides 31-2012 N/A 24,715 19,520 27,310 20,355 22,535 26,120
    11.90 9.40 13.15 9.80 10.85 12.55
Physical Therapist Assistants 31-2021 2,280 51,570 37,650 58,530 42,230 50,745 61,725
    24.80 18.10 28.15 20.30 24.40 29.70
Physical Therapist Aides 31-2022 1,010 22,360 17,045 25,020 18,520 21,450 24,570
    10.75 8.20 12.05 8.90 10.30 11.80
Massage Therapists 31-9011 N/A 36,070 20,670 43,770 24,985 33,340 43,810
    17.35 9.95 21.05 12.00 16.05 21.05
Dental Assistants 31-9091 5,630 33,775 24,665 38,335 26,915 33,610 40,655
    16.25 11.85 18.45 12.95 16.15 19.55
Medical Assistants 31-9092 N/A 27,895 21,230 31,230 23,170 27,115 31,105
    13.40 10.20 15.00 11.15 13.05 14.95
Medical Equipment Preparers 31-9093 590 28,205 21,510 31,550 23,210 27,335 31,995
    13.55 10.35 15.15 11.15 13.15 15.40
Medical Transcriptionists 31-9094 1,820 34,990 25,780 39,595 27,725 32,605 37,055
    16.80 12.40 19.05 13.35 15.70 17.80
Pharmacy Aides 31-9095 N/A 20,400 16,710 22,250 17,505 19,905 23,045
    9.80 8.05 10.70 8.40 9.55 11.10
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 31-9096 N/A 22,490 16,990 25,240 18,205 21,500 26,080
    10.80 8.15 12.15 8.75 10.35 12.55
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other* 31-9799 4,470 31,065 21,610 35,795 23,505 29,395 38,015
    14.95 10.40 17.20 11.30 14.15 18.30
Table of contents Total all industries in Tennessee Statewide (prior page) Total all industries in Tennessee Statewide (next page)
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.