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 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
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012 N/A 51,680 34,570 60,240 35,900 44,750 68,030
    24.85 16.60 28.95 17.25 21.50 32.70
Biochemists and Biophysicists 19-1021 40 84,140 60,970 95,720 66,080 79,440 99,020
    40.45 29.30 46.00 31.75 38.20 47.60
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 60 61,150 35,180 74,140 37,790 58,740 79,630
    29.40 16.90 35.65 18.15 28.25 38.30
Conservation Scientists 19-1031 20 74,730 47,690 88,250 48,150 71,090 93,950
    35.95 22.95 42.45 23.15 34.20 45.15
Foresters 19-1032 30 49,190 36,830 55,370 39,420 46,480 57,840
    23.65 17.70 26.60 18.95 22.35 27.80
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042 N/A 84,810 57,870 98,280 72,870 91,850 104,640
    40.75 27.80 47.25 35.05 44.15 50.30
Life Scientists, All Other 19-1099 20 81,110 41,060 101,140 44,130 98,530 110,080
    39.00 19.75 48.60 21.20 47.35 52.90
Physicists 19-2012 160 89,060 56,340 105,430 66,820 88,920 108,800
    42.80 27.10 50.70 32.15 42.75 52.30
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 19-2021 10 100,620 85,910 107,980 83,810 90,660 126,790
    48.40 41.30 51.90 40.30 43.60 60.95
Chemists 19-2031 140 77,230 41,370 95,160 50,660 72,330 92,800
    37.15 19.90 45.75 24.35 34.75 44.60
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 330 74,170 43,530 89,490 50,150 71,570 95,640
    35.65 20.95 43.00 24.10 34.40 46.00
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042 70 62,690 39,810 74,130 43,260 59,460 82,660
    30.15 19.15 35.65 20.80 28.60 39.75
Hydrologists 19-2043 10 94,580 71,510 106,120 84,840 95,250 106,360
    45.45 34.40 51.00 40.80 45.80 51.15
Physical Scientists, All Other 19-2099 60 108,560 82,010 121,830 93,140 106,370 128,240
    52.20 39.45 58.55 44.80 51.15 61.65
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 150 70,680 50,400 80,820 54,400 65,470 81,940
    34.00 24.25 38.85 26.15 31.50 39.40
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 19-3032 N/A 122,490 104,090 131,690 124,080 132,770 141,470
    58.90 50.05 63.30 59.65 63.85 68.00
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051 40 49,160 36,670 55,410 38,760 47,470 58,070
    23.65 17.65 26.65 18.65 22.80 27.90
Biological Technicians 19-4021 70 40,540 24,370 48,630 26,650 35,720 50,420
    19.50 11.70 23.40 12.80 17.15 24.25
Chemical Technicians 19-4031 230 46,100 27,130 55,590 32,200 48,450 59,750
    22.15 13.05 26.75 15.50 23.30 28.75
Nuclear Technicians 19-4051 N/A 74,460 52,670 85,350 55,160 75,390 91,000
    35.80 25.30 41.05 26.50 36.25 43.75
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 19-4091 380 57,270 39,310 66,250 45,320 61,500 69,610
    27.55 18.90 31.85 21.80 29.55 33.45
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 19-4099 90 45,750 28,330 54,460 31,300 42,860 61,010
    22.00 13.60 26.20 15.05 20.60 29.35
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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.