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
Chiropractors 29-1011 20 58,710 34,740 70,700 36,160 51,240 58,130
    28.25 16.70 34.00 17.40 24.65 27.95
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 60 42,580 31,110 48,310 33,640 41,930 50,730
    20.45 14.95 23.25 16.15 20.15 24.40
Pharmacists 29-1051 300 114,970 105,110 119,900 104,990 114,660 128,440
    55.25 50.55 57.65 50.50 55.15 61.75
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 100 186,090 98,850 229,710 124,870 177,720 >$145,600
    89.45 47.50 110.45 60.05 85.45 >$70
Internists, General 29-1063 20 227,260 159,990 >$145,600 175,190 >$145,600 >$145,600
    109.25 76.90 >$70 84.25 >$70 >$70
Psychiatrists 29-1066 20 170,520 161,690 174,930 160,460 171,460 182,470
    82.00 77.75 84.10 77.15 82.45 87.75
Surgeons 29-1067 N/A 252,140 227,970 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600 >$145,600
    121.20 109.60 >$70 >$70 >$70 >$70
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 29-1069 N/A 212,760 111,450 >$145,600 135,810 >$145,600 >$145,600
    102.30 53.60 >$70 65.30 >$70 >$70
Physician Assistants 29-1071 40 91,480 74,370 100,040 77,900 89,000 105,590
    44.00 35.75 48.10 37.45 42.80 50.75
Registered Nurses 29-1111 2,190 56,330 41,870 63,560 44,680 51,780 59,320
    27.10 20.15 30.55 21.50 24.90 28.50
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 110 81,110 57,770 92,780 68,390 83,210 97,210
    39.00 27.80 44.60 32.90 40.00 46.75
Physical Therapists 29-1123 220 88,630 65,630 100,130 72,380 85,960 100,660
    42.60 31.55 48.15 34.80 41.35 48.40
Recreational Therapists 29-1125 30 35,220 29,170 38,250 31,790 35,550 40,010
    16.95 14.05 18.40 15.30 17.10 19.25
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 140 42,800 34,150 47,130 36,800 42,440 47,510
    20.60 16.40 22.65 17.70 20.40 22.85
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 120 63,160 40,250 74,610 42,510 52,090 82,970
    30.35 19.35 35.85 20.45 25.05 39.90
Veterinarians 29-1131 90 71,930 38,410 88,680 44,850 60,720 80,900
    34.60 18.45 42.65 21.55 29.20 38.90
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 N/A 58,220 40,470 67,100 44,550 52,890 62,170
    28.00 19.45 32.25 21.40 25.45 29.90
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 N/A 38,070 29,160 42,530 33,980 40,310 44,360
    18.30 14.00 20.45 16.35 19.40 21.35
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 210 48,300 36,440 54,220 39,160 46,140 57,750
    23.20 17.50 26.05 18.85 22.20 27.75
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032 N/A 47,380 36,160 52,990 41,170 47,180 55,620
    22.80 17.40 25.50 19.80 22.70 26.75
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033 10 59,390 51,130 63,520 51,920 57,760 66,540
    28.55 24.60 30.55 24.95 27.75 32.00
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians* 29-2037 240 41,970 33,260 46,330 35,350 41,120 47,000
    20.20 16.00 22.25 17.00 19.75 22.60
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 29-2041 520 33,370 24,510 37,800 26,220 31,120 38,230
    16.05 11.80 18.15 12.60 14.95 18.40
Dietetic Technicians 29-2051 120 22,650 17,090 25,420 18,320 21,020 23,790
    10.90 8.20 12.20 8.80 10.10 11.45
Pharmacy Technicians 29-2052 480 27,540 20,860 30,890 22,710 26,670 30,400
    13.25 10.05 14.85 10.90 12.80 14.60
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 29-2054 N/A 34,510 32,040 35,750 32,070 34,620 37,170
    16.60 15.40 17.20 15.40 16.65 17.85
Surgical Technologists 29-2055 N/A 28,770 27,420 29,440 26,350 28,270 30,190
    13.85 13.20 14.15 12.65 13.60 14.50
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 29-2056 60 24,550 20,870 26,380 21,480 24,120 27,720
    11.80 10.05 12.70 10.30 11.60 13.35
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 29-2061 2,130 33,430 27,740 36,270 30,110 33,790 37,180
    16.05 13.35 17.45 14.45 16.25 17.90
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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.