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 14,820 60,760 33,720 74,280 38,800 53,780 76,140
    29.20 16.20 35.70 18.65 25.85 36.60
Animal Scientists 19-1011 N/A 56,310 30,650 69,140 34,340 49,750 77,930
    27.05 14.75 33.25 16.50 23.90 37.45
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012 520 61,150 34,550 74,460 39,080 52,290 74,010
    29.40 16.60 35.80 18.80 25.15 35.60
Soil and Plant Scientists 19-1013 140 57,180 31,480 70,030 35,870 59,180 72,250
    27.50 15.15 33.65 17.25 28.45 34.75
Biochemists and Biophysicists 19-1021 260 79,170 49,140 94,180 55,820 79,580 94,790
    38.05 23.60 45.30 26.85 38.25 45.55
Microbiologists 19-1022 190 56,270 39,720 64,550 41,940 49,710 64,800
    27.05 19.10 31.05 20.15 23.90 31.15
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 330 64,260 38,740 77,020 47,450 66,560 78,000
    30.90 18.65 37.05 22.80 32.00 37.50
Conservation Scientists 19-1031 280 72,850 51,570 83,500 61,690 78,760 87,170
    35.05 24.80 40.15 29.65 37.85 41.90
Foresters 19-1032 110 49,250 36,710 55,520 39,240 47,480 57,800
    23.70 17.65 26.70 18.85 22.85 27.80
Epidemiologists 19-1041 100 63,870 48,150 71,730 51,660 62,410 72,260
    30.70 23.15 34.50 24.85 30.00 34.75
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042 620 87,840 49,950 106,790 56,280 72,260 95,410
    42.25 24.00 51.35 27.05 34.75 45.85
Life Scientists, All Other 19-1099 60 69,220 41,440 83,100 42,460 47,420 93,490
    33.30 19.95 39.95 20.40 22.80 44.95
Physicists 19-2012 510 106,280 74,120 122,360 84,440 100,480 122,800
    51.10 35.65 58.85 40.60 48.30 59.05
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 19-2021 90 85,750 58,780 99,240 68,820 84,860 100,920
    41.25 28.25 47.70 33.10 40.80 48.50
Chemists 19-2031 940 71,500 41,240 86,630 47,440 66,960 95,010
    34.40 19.85 41.65 22.80 32.20 45.70
Materials Scientists 19-2032 N/A 86,750 53,950 103,140 64,250 83,500 109,990
    41.70 25.95 49.60 30.90 40.15 52.90
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 1,360 63,220 37,480 76,100 40,930 55,480 78,690
    30.40 18.00 36.60 19.70 26.65 37.85
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042 250 60,040 38,190 70,960 41,360 50,770 74,990
    28.85 18.35 34.10 19.90 24.40 36.05
Hydrologists 19-2043 40 86,990 62,550 99,210 74,620 89,450 103,640
    41.80 30.05 47.70 35.90 43.00 49.85
Physical Scientists, All Other 19-2099 200 105,840 75,340 121,090 97,090 109,920 126,920
    50.90 36.20 58.20 46.70 52.85 61.00
Economists 19-3011 60 82,810 50,930 98,750 58,540 84,080 102,850
    39.80 24.50 47.50 28.15 40.40 49.45
Survey Researchers 19-3022 240 50,790 23,770 64,290 31,600 45,400 59,100
    24.40 11.45 30.90 15.20 21.85 28.40
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 1,300 65,570 46,190 75,260 51,000 60,160 73,470
    31.50 22.20 36.20 24.50 28.95 35.30
Psychologists, All Other 19-3039 140 84,080 51,760 100,250 73,390 92,730 103,640
    40.45 24.90 48.20 35.30 44.60 49.85
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051 310 55,100 39,380 62,960 42,900 52,780 63,390
    26.50 18.95 30.25 20.60 25.35 30.50
Anthropologists and Archeologists 19-3091 120 65,180 37,130 79,210 43,710 68,080 83,990
    31.35 17.85 38.10 21.00 32.75 40.40
Geographers 19-3092 N/A 81,200 72,800 85,400 76,540 82,670 88,860
    39.05 35.00 41.05 36.80 39.75 42.70
Historians 19-3093 40 41,520 22,640 50,950 25,030 38,260 52,670
    19.95 10.90 24.50 12.05 18.40 25.30
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 19-3099 270 61,650 39,700 72,620 47,460 59,310 76,730
    29.65 19.10 34.90 22.80 28.50 36.90
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 19-4011 380 36,920 25,940 42,410 28,990 35,440 43,640
    17.75 12.45 20.40 13.95 17.05 21.00
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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 June 2013.