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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dentists, General 29-1021 50 171,070 105,530 203,840 114,280 154,440 >$145,600
    82.25 50.75 98.00 54.95 74.25 >$70
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 N/A 51,880 33,150 61,250 40,450 50,110 63,670
    24.95 15.95 29.45 19.45 24.10 30.60
Optometrists 29-1041 10 107,510 71,130 125,700 75,760 88,460 127,290
    51.70 34.20 60.45 36.40 42.55 61.20
Pharmacists 29-1051 310 123,920 96,880 137,440 108,570 123,830 138,910
    59.60 46.60 66.10 52.20 59.55 66.80
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 N/A 233,370 174,100 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600
    112.20 83.70 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 29-1069 230 190,520 128,930 221,320 140,910 173,280 >$145,600
    91.60 62.00 106.40 67.75 83.30 >$70
Physician Assistants 29-1071 70 85,690 64,480 96,290 77,550 86,220 94,920
    41.20 31.00 46.30 37.30 41.45 45.65
Registered Nurses 29-1111 3,200 53,160 38,280 60,600 41,650 48,840 59,330
    25.55 18.40 29.15 20.00 23.50 28.50
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 90 77,190 59,490 86,040 63,450 74,840 90,970
    37.10 28.60 41.35 30.50 36.00 43.75
Physical Therapists 29-1123 140 84,280 66,950 92,950 75,870 84,650 93,520
    40.50 32.20 44.70 36.50 40.70 44.95
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 220 44,950 35,990 49,430 38,770 44,210 51,600
    21.60 17.30 23.75 18.65 21.25 24.80
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 110 62,590 44,940 71,410 48,760 59,000 74,540
    30.10 21.60 34.35 23.45 28.35 35.85
Veterinarians 29-1131 40 66,210 43,930 77,350 47,300 59,690 82,500
    31.85 21.10 37.20 22.75 28.70 39.65
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 210 56,010 47,130 60,450 49,660 55,600 62,550
    26.95 22.65 29.05 23.85 26.75 30.05
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 350 38,350 27,790 43,630 31,790 39,790 45,040
    18.45 13.35 21.00 15.30 19.15 21.65
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 170 53,570 39,680 60,510 47,090 53,740 59,580
    25.75 19.10 29.10 22.65 25.85 28.65
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 29-2031 60 56,900 41,830 64,440 46,980 56,590 67,940
    27.35 20.10 31.00 22.60 27.20 32.65
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032 40 54,290 41,210 60,820 45,330 54,120 63,090
    26.10 19.80 29.25 21.80 26.00 30.35
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033 10 60,050 54,290 62,940 53,790 59,210 67,510
    28.85 26.10 30.25 25.85 28.45 32.45
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians* 29-2037 150 47,020 37,160 51,950 39,610 45,690 54,470
    22.60 17.85 25.00 19.05 21.95 26.20
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 29-2041 410 26,940 20,380 30,220 21,950 26,080 30,100
    12.95 9.80 14.55 10.55 12.55 14.45
Pharmacy Technicians 29-2052 560 27,070 20,510 30,350 22,650 26,530 30,000
    13.00 9.85 14.60 10.90 12.75 14.40
Surgical Technologists 29-2055 120 35,510 28,130 39,200 30,370 35,290 40,990
    17.05 13.50 18.85 14.60 16.95 19.70
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 29-2056 40 24,050 18,820 26,670 19,630 21,590 23,640
    11.55 9.05 12.80 9.45 10.40 11.35
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 29-2061 1,150 32,730 24,990 36,610 27,960 33,100 37,520
    15.75 12.00 17.60 13.45 15.90 18.05
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 29-2071 200 26,220 16,910 30,880 18,530 24,530 30,290
    12.60 8.15 14.85 8.90 11.80 14.55
Opticians, Dispensing 29-2081 60 38,410 27,770 43,740 32,080 38,370 46,770
    18.45 13.35 21.05 15.40 18.45 22.50
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other* 29-2799 60 38,830 28,760 43,870 30,520 35,090 44,050
    18.65 13.85 21.10 14.65 16.85 21.20
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 29-9011 60 53,250 42,380 58,680 46,370 52,890 58,910
    25.60 20.40 28.20 22.30 25.45 28.30
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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.