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 2,370 65,760 36,120 80,580 42,410 60,410 81,810
    31.60 17.35 38.75 20.40 29.05 39.35
Animal Scientists 19-1011 10 46,290 29,400 54,740 31,940 41,580 59,330
    22.25 14.15 26.30 15.35 20.00 28.55
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012 40 57,800 37,590 67,900 40,140 55,300 69,320
    27.80 18.05 32.65 19.30 26.60 33.35
Soil and Plant Scientists 19-1013 N/A 57,430 37,300 67,490 39,290 53,000 69,860
    27.60 17.95 32.45 18.90 25.50 33.60
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 19-1023 20 45,700 30,190 53,460 32,380 41,250 63,260
    21.95 14.50 25.70 15.55 19.85 30.40
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 40 63,120 39,200 75,080 44,130 61,220 82,560
    30.35 18.85 36.10 21.20 29.45 39.70
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042 30 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Life Scientists, All Other 19-1099 20 75,070 41,290 91,950 42,700 83,230 108,960
    36.10 19.85 44.20 20.55 40.00 52.40
Physicists 19-2012 170 93,200 57,420 111,090 68,030 90,190 113,650
    44.80 27.60 53.40 32.70 43.35 54.65
Chemists 19-2031 130 78,470 41,760 96,830 50,850 73,280 94,600
    37.75 20.10 46.55 24.45 35.25 45.50
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 320 76,470 44,090 92,670 52,300 75,950 95,770
    36.75 21.20 44.55 25.15 36.50 46.05
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042 60 65,190 40,670 77,450 44,030 59,920 87,760
    31.35 19.55 37.25 21.15 28.80 42.20
Hydrologists 19-2043 10 98,900 73,340 111,690 84,860 103,030 111,310
    47.55 35.25 53.70 40.80 49.55 53.50
Physical Scientists, All Other 19-2099 50 112,510 91,570 122,980 105,480 109,580 127,080
    54.10 44.00 59.15 50.70 52.70 61.10
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 140 66,700 49,300 75,390 52,950 63,780 75,200
    32.05 23.70 36.25 25.45 30.65 36.15
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051 20 57,580 40,700 66,020 44,670 56,400 70,070
    27.70 19.55 31.75 21.50 27.10 33.70
Biological Technicians 19-4021 70 39,540 24,830 46,890 27,170 35,560 47,070
    19.00 11.95 22.55 13.05 17.10 22.65
Chemical Technicians 19-4031 240 48,790 30,630 57,860 34,890 50,220 61,490
    23.45 14.75 27.80 16.80 24.15 29.55
Nuclear Technicians 19-4051 140 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 19-4099 100 44,250 27,880 52,430 30,070 38,370 60,460
    21.25 13.40 25.20 14.45 18.45 29.05
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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.