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 58,700 39,820 68,140 42,640 50,610 66,200
    28.20 19.15 32.75 20.50 24.35 31.85
Soil and Plant Scientists 19-1013 30 65,920 52,250 72,750 54,430 60,760 80,460
    31.70 25.10 35.00 26.15 29.20 38.70
Biochemists and Biophysicists 19-1021 N/A 93,840 69,200 106,160 79,430 89,800 112,560
    45.10 33.25 51.05 38.20 43.15 54.10
Microbiologists 19-1022 N/A 85,710 60,750 98,190 68,660 87,160 107,080
    41.20 29.20 47.20 33.00 41.90 51.50
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 70 72,300 48,230 84,340 57,430 71,110 89,450
    34.75 23.20 40.55 27.60 34.20 43.00
Conservation Scientists 19-1031 30 55,620 35,910 65,470 38,790 54,710 73,390
    26.75 17.25 31.50 18.65 26.30 35.30
Foresters 19-1032 10 35,050 27,190 38,980 28,410 33,150 38,030
    16.85 13.05 18.75 13.65 15.95 18.30
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042 300 66,700 51,070 74,510 54,730 64,330 79,660
    32.05 24.55 35.80 26.30 30.95 38.30
Life Scientists, All Other 19-1099 10 72,410 41,060 88,090 41,520 45,420 65,480
    34.80 19.75 42.35 19.95 21.85 31.50
Physicists 19-2012 20 123,310 97,940 135,990 105,010 125,880 142,740
    59.30 47.10 65.40 50.50 60.50 68.65
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 19-2021 40 76,770 55,810 87,260 60,980 76,450 89,450
    36.90 26.85 41.95 29.30 36.75 43.00
Chemists 19-2031 230 60,450 36,930 72,210 42,720 56,130 75,670
    29.05 17.75 34.70 20.55 27.00 36.40
Materials Scientists 19-2032 10 62,740 55,320 66,440 58,520 64,010 69,450
    30.15 26.60 31.95 28.15 30.75 33.40
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 80 62,150 37,180 74,640 41,760 58,390 80,820
    29.90 17.85 35.90 20.10 28.05 38.85
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042 30 48,540 43,620 51,000 42,680 46,310 52,370
    23.35 20.95 24.50 20.50 22.25 25.20
Physical Scientists, All Other 19-2099 N/A 98,870 61,930 117,340 79,900 104,120 120,750
    47.55 29.75 56.40 38.40 50.05 58.05
Economists 19-3011 20 100,750 71,170 115,540 78,430 93,920 121,090
    48.45 34.20 55.55 37.70 45.15 58.20
Survey Researchers 19-3022 N/A 42,590 27,650 50,050 29,310 42,760 50,030
    20.45 13.30 24.05 14.10 20.55 24.05
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 220 65,370 45,260 75,430 51,530 63,510 74,220
    31.45 21.75 36.25 24.75 30.55 35.70
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051 70 56,730 41,810 64,190 47,300 55,860 65,970
    27.30 20.10 30.85 22.75 26.85 31.70
Anthropologists and Archeologists 19-3091 N/A 64,510 32,980 80,270 36,480 68,720 87,340
    31.00 15.85 38.60 17.55 33.05 42.00
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 19-4011 80 39,140 28,880 44,260 33,720 40,800 45,120
    18.80 13.90 21.30 16.20 19.60 21.70
Biological Technicians 19-4021 N/A 37,700 26,650 43,230 28,910 34,780 43,470
    18.15 12.80 20.80 13.90 16.70 20.90
Chemical Technicians 19-4031 280 35,110 19,460 42,940 21,260 34,430 45,020
    16.90 9.35 20.65 10.20 16.55 21.65
Social Science Research Assistants 19-4061 N/A 55,100 37,530 63,880 40,060 50,880 75,660
    26.50 18.05 30.70 19.25 24.45 36.40
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 19-4091 80 48,640 39,830 53,050 41,250 45,910 54,930
    23.40 19.15 25.50 19.85 22.05 26.40
Forest and Conservation Technicians 19-4093 40 33,300 22,600 38,650 23,810 30,280 39,550
    16.00 10.85 18.60 11.45 14.55 19.00
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 19-4099 170 41,780 27,890 48,720 31,460 41,580 50,460
    20.10 13.40 23.40 15.10 20.00 24.25
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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.