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 N/A 138,600 95,010 160,400 106,150 154,500 171,850
    66.65 45.70 77.10 51.05 74.30 82.60
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 50 44,810 37,640 48,400 39,780 43,710 47,630
    21.55 18.10 23.25 19.10 21.00 22.90
Optometrists 29-1041 30 96,670 60,890 114,560 65,480 80,610 90,560
    46.50 29.25 55.10 31.50 38.75 43.55
Pharmacists 29-1051 290 123,150 105,390 132,030 109,180 121,800 136,760
    59.20 50.65 63.50 52.50 58.55 65.75
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 40 140,960 98,430 162,220 105,470 119,330 169,690
    67.75 47.30 78.00 50.70 57.35 81.60
Surgeons 29-1067 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
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 29-1069 220 211,070 116,200 >$145,600 159,940 >$145,600 >$145,600
    101.50 55.85 >$70 76.90 >$70 >$70
Physician Assistants 29-1071 40 65,160 36,240 79,620 40,500 78,510 87,660
    31.35 17.40 38.30 19.45 37.75 42.15
Registered Nurses 29-1111 2,390 53,800 42,840 59,280 47,110 53,230 58,810
    25.85 20.60 28.50 22.65 25.60 28.30
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 80 72,300 58,320 79,290 61,750 70,890 82,580
    34.75 28.05 38.10 29.70 34.10 39.70
Physical Therapists 29-1123 180 86,840 60,650 99,930 68,350 82,280 93,140
    41.75 29.15 48.05 32.85 39.55 44.80
Radiation Therapists 29-1124 N/A 57,290 42,940 64,470 45,330 57,810 68,890
    27.55 20.65 31.00 21.80 27.80 33.10
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 170 46,740 40,470 49,870 41,390 45,900 52,930
    22.45 19.45 24.00 19.90 22.05 25.45
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 90 54,950 37,130 63,860 39,670 49,290 67,990
    26.40 17.85 30.70 19.05 23.70 32.70
Veterinarians 29-1131 20 88,250 70,810 96,970 75,810 83,270 90,310
    42.45 34.05 46.60 36.45 40.05 43.40
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 110 53,050 40,020 59,560 44,770 53,490 60,300
    25.50 19.25 28.65 21.55 25.70 29.00
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 250 33,600 23,690 38,550 26,860 33,990 41,620
    16.15 11.40 18.55 12.90 16.35 20.00
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 120 56,670 40,290 64,870 42,940 51,960 71,790
    27.25 19.35 31.20 20.65 25.00 34.50
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 29-2031 20 36,090 33,180 37,550 32,950 35,800 38,620
    17.35 15.95 18.05 15.85 17.20 18.55
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032 90 56,250 43,790 62,480 46,630 55,980 66,250
    27.05 21.05 30.05 22.40 26.90 31.85
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033 20 47,950 40,670 51,590 41,830 46,670 53,910
    23.05 19.55 24.80 20.10 22.45 25.90
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians* 29-2037 350 43,720 32,300 49,430 35,480 43,510 52,430
    21.00 15.55 23.75 17.05 20.90 25.20
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 29-2041 710 26,930 19,680 30,560 21,170 25,260 30,480
    12.95 9.45 14.70 10.20 12.15 14.65
Dietetic Technicians 29-2051 70 19,580 16,780 20,980 16,970 18,680 21,880
    9.40 8.05 10.10 8.15 9.00 10.50
Pharmacy Technicians 29-2052 680 27,340 20,240 30,890 22,520 27,150 31,660
    13.15 9.75 14.85 10.85 13.05 15.20
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 29-2054 20 43,970 37,150 47,370 39,180 43,700 48,360
    21.15 17.85 22.80 18.85 21.00 23.25
Surgical Technologists 29-2055 160 31,910 26,400 34,670 27,030 30,090 36,580
    15.35 12.70 16.65 13.00 14.45 17.60
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 29-2056 60 27,540 20,170 31,220 22,680 27,400 31,280
    13.25 9.70 15.00 10.90 13.15 15.05
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 29-2061 1,890 32,600 26,720 35,540 28,680 32,850 36,410
    15.65 12.85 17.10 13.80 15.80 17.50
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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.