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 180,850 63,150 30,610 79,420 35,800 49,970 68,720
    30.35 14.70 38.20 17.20 24.00 33.05
Chiropractors 29-1011 310 91,130 49,330 112,040 56,530 79,010 96,860
    43.80 23.70 53.85 27.20 38.00 46.55
Dentists, General 29-1021 1,090 179,650 105,420 216,770 128,790 170,690 **
    86.35 50.70 104.20 61.90 82.05 *
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 29-1022 170 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, All Other Specialists 29-1029 N/A 225,140 163,090 ** ** ** **
    108.25 78.40 * * * *
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 1,070 50,290 35,010 57,930 40,280 49,330 60,580
    24.20 16.85 27.85 19.35 23.70 29.15
Optometrists 29-1041 420 110,650 66,560 132,690 85,500 107,110 134,420
    53.20 32.00 63.80 41.10 51.50 64.65
Pharmacists 29-1051 7,320 117,970 91,860 131,020 105,980 120,620 137,020
    56.70 44.15 63.00 50.95 58.00 65.90
Anesthesiologists 29-1061 380 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 1,190 178,310 82,270 226,330 115,630 172,770 **
    85.75 39.55 108.80 55.60 83.05 *
Internists, General 29-1063 440 215,660 130,920 ** 152,120 ** **
    103.70 62.95 * 73.15 * *
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 29-1064 N/A 221,140 143,340 ** 173,100 ** **
    106.30 68.90 * 83.20 * *
Pediatricians, General 29-1065 260 168,670 109,380 198,320 130,720 162,680 **
    81.10 52.60 95.35 62.85 78.20 *
Psychiatrists 29-1066 240 188,020 122,960 220,560 154,680 178,500 **
    90.40 59.10 106.05 74.35 85.80 *
Surgeons 29-1067 1,000 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 6,000 218,600 138,790 ** 168,220 ** **
    105.10 66.75 * 80.85 * *
Physician Assistants 29-1071 1,250 87,550 60,590 101,020 72,270 86,750 102,260
    42.10 29.15 48.55 34.75 41.70 49.15
Podiatrists 29-1081 100 149,160 74,190 186,640 83,670 133,210 **
    71.70 35.65 89.75 40.25 64.05 *
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 1,700 76,630 60,350 84,770 65,300 75,530 88,480
    36.85 29.00 40.75 31.40 36.30 42.55
Physical Therapists 29-1123 4,220 78,580 60,350 87,700 66,300 78,430 90,290
    37.80 29.00 42.15 31.85 37.70 43.40
Radiation Therapists 29-1124 390 65,490 50,720 72,880 54,010 62,960 73,570
    31.50 24.40 35.05 25.95 30.25 35.35
Recreational Therapists 29-1125 350 40,120 28,290 46,030 31,370 36,600 46,440
    19.30 13.60 22.15 15.10 17.60 22.35
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 3,350 47,640 39,080 51,920 41,020 46,980 54,870
    22.90 18.80 24.95 19.70 22.60 26.40
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 2,130 62,040 43,060 71,530 47,610 58,710 75,690
    29.85 20.70 34.40 22.90 28.25 36.40
Exercise Physiologists 29-1128 N/A 44,770 33,710 50,300 35,080 40,920 52,940
    21.50 16.20 24.20 16.85 19.65 25.45
Therapists, All Other 29-1129 140 53,280 33,360 63,230 36,510 48,260 68,640
    25.60 16.05 30.40 17.55 23.20 33.00
Veterinarians 29-1131 1,000 86,280 54,810 102,010 61,620 74,580 93,950
    41.50 26.35 49.05 29.65 35.85 45.15
Registered Nurses 29-1141 55,580 55,800 43,670 61,870 47,270 55,110 64,120
    26.85 21.00 29.75 22.70 26.50 30.80
Nurse Midwives 29-1161 70 70,890 41,060 85,800 52,910 68,610 91,590
    34.10 19.75 41.25 25.45 33.00 44.05
Nurse Practitioners 29-1171 3,940 88,720 71,160 97,500 78,110 88,180 101,110
    42.65 34.20 46.90 37.55 42.40 48.60
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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.