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 25,030 63,650 31,270 79,840 36,480 51,170 65,340
    30.60 15.05 38.40 17.55 24.60 31.40
Chiropractors 29-1011 70 81,630 48,630 98,130 56,380 77,960 89,360
    39.25 23.40 47.20 27.10 37.50 42.95
Dentists, General 29-1021 140 223,700 152,190 ** 174,100 ** **
    107.55 73.15 * 83.70 * *
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 130 51,570 40,150 57,280 44,220 51,820 58,100
    24.80 19.30 27.55 21.25 24.90 27.95
Optometrists 29-1041 N/A 116,460 93,580 127,900 100,320 108,990 117,650
    56.00 45.00 61.50 48.25 52.40 56.55
Pharmacists 29-1051 850 108,410 73,880 125,670 99,240 113,080 130,720
    52.10 35.50 60.40 47.70 54.35 62.85
Anesthesiologists 29-1061 110 228,980 161,820 ** ** ** **
    110.10 77.80 * * * *
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 90 157,090 76,010 197,620 112,400 146,520 **
    75.50 36.55 95.00 54.05 70.45 *
Internists, General 29-1063 30 175,070 114,470 205,370 122,200 167,900 **
    84.15 55.05 98.75 58.75 80.70 *
Psychiatrists 29-1066 40 181,980 155,280 195,330 159,760 173,400 187,040
    87.50 74.65 93.90 76.80 83.35 89.90
Surgeons 29-1067 330 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 700 232,600 173,740 ** 187,040 ** **
    111.85 83.55 * 89.90 * *
Physician Assistants 29-1071 340 86,150 57,600 100,430 72,120 88,870 106,780
    41.40 27.70 48.30 34.65 42.70 51.35
Podiatrists 29-1081 20 138,780 76,300 170,030 73,670 134,230 148,950
    66.70 36.70 81.75 35.40 64.55 71.60
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 260 83,530 63,030 93,780 67,690 78,870 92,630
    40.15 30.30 45.10 32.55 37.90 44.55
Physical Therapists 29-1123 530 73,220 59,860 79,900 64,400 73,240 84,600
    35.20 28.80 38.40 30.95 35.20 40.70
Radiation Therapists 29-1124 80 64,220 52,560 70,050 54,380 61,380 70,460
    30.85 25.25 33.70 26.15 29.50 33.85
Recreational Therapists 29-1125 40 36,500 29,340 40,080 31,270 35,290 40,860
    17.55 14.10 19.25 15.05 16.95 19.65
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 460 45,900 39,620 49,050 40,830 45,330 51,800
    22.05 19.05 23.60 19.65 21.80 24.90
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 420 59,320 40,930 68,510 46,200 57,850 71,210
    28.50 19.70 32.95 22.20 27.80 34.25
Exercise Physiologists 29-1128 10 37,160 30,730 40,370 32,400 37,880 42,950
    17.85 14.75 19.40 15.60 18.20 20.65
Veterinarians 29-1131 N/A 68,870 52,580 77,020 53,140 59,080 81,580
    33.10 25.30 37.05 25.55 28.40 39.20
Registered Nurses 29-1141 8,200 53,140 44,150 57,640 47,820 53,400 58,720
    25.55 21.25 27.70 23.00 25.65 28.25
Nurse Practitioners 29-1171 570 89,640 74,800 97,050 78,780 87,230 96,390
    43.10 35.95 46.65 37.85 41.95 46.35
Audiologists 29-1181 60 54,820 44,980 59,740 47,370 54,580 62,440
    26.35 21.65 28.70 22.75 26.25 30.00
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 510 53,980 45,260 58,340 48,880 54,210 59,530
    25.95 21.75 28.05 23.50 26.05 28.60
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 690 33,920 22,790 39,490 24,290 31,820 42,700
    16.30 10.95 19.00 11.70 15.30 20.55
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 580 66,640 53,770 73,080 55,880 64,800 75,710
    32.05 25.85 35.15 26.85 31.15 36.40
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 29-2031 150 40,490 26,400 47,530 28,960 37,230 51,540
    19.45 12.70 22.85 13.90 17.90 24.80
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032 330 55,440 44,500 60,910 47,930 55,650 64,500
    26.65 21.40 29.30 23.05 26.75 31.00
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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.