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 2,940 62,370 35,170 75,980 40,920 56,390 78,860
    30.00 16.90 36.55 19.65 27.10 37.90
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012 N/A 61,780 34,580 75,380 39,050 51,380 74,860
    29.70 16.60 36.25 18.80 24.70 36.00
Soil and Plant Scientists 19-1013 N/A 63,060 52,610 68,280 53,950 59,890 72,720
    30.30 25.30 32.85 25.95 28.80 34.95
Biochemists and Biophysicists 19-1021 N/A 89,720 69,290 99,940 78,810 88,080 101,790
    43.15 33.30 48.05 37.90 42.35 48.95
Microbiologists 19-1022 30 82,550 53,950 96,850 66,680 84,410 106,150
    39.70 25.95 46.55 32.05 40.60 51.05
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 70 75,550 50,930 87,850 62,630 73,400 93,350
    36.30 24.50 42.25 30.10 35.30 44.90
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042 370 75,270 54,890 85,460 60,410 72,960 88,930
    36.20 26.40 41.10 29.05 35.10 42.75
Life Scientists, All Other 19-1099 N/A 67,910 43,860 79,930 42,480 45,530 48,750
    32.65 21.10 38.45 20.40 21.90 23.45
Physicists 19-2012 50 138,700 100,080 158,000 110,380 138,590 165,000
    66.70 48.10 75.95 53.05 66.65 79.35
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 19-2021 40 77,340 56,790 87,610 59,150 75,690 89,450
    37.20 27.30 42.10 28.45 36.40 43.00
Chemists 19-2031 180 60,590 37,730 72,020 43,690 56,220 73,150
    29.15 18.15 34.60 21.00 27.05 35.15
Materials Scientists 19-2032 10 66,930 56,600 72,100 59,970 65,820 71,790
    32.20 27.20 34.65 28.85 31.65 34.50
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 90 63,870 38,030 76,790 43,490 61,750 83,280
    30.70 18.30 36.90 20.90 29.70 40.05
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042 N/A 51,620 39,270 57,800 40,660 44,980 65,650
    24.80 18.90 27.80 19.55 21.60 31.55
Physical Scientists, All Other 19-2099 20 101,150 63,610 119,920 83,570 106,550 123,690
    48.65 30.60 57.65 40.20 51.25 59.45
Economists 19-3011 20 98,390 68,320 113,430 79,260 93,500 119,260
    47.30 32.85 54.55 38.10 44.95 57.35
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 350 63,440 47,780 71,260 51,500 59,530 72,920
    30.50 22.95 34.25 24.75 28.60 35.05
Anthropologists and Archeologists 19-3091 N/A 77,960 54,510 89,690 66,460 81,620 93,920
    37.50 26.20 43.10 31.95 39.25 45.15
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 19-4011 70 37,960 28,860 42,510 31,690 36,940 43,990
    18.25 13.90 20.45 15.25 17.75 21.15
Biological Technicians 19-4021 240 38,260 27,190 43,800 29,520 35,360 43,920
    18.40 13.05 21.05 14.20 17.00 21.10
Chemical Technicians 19-4031 160 39,260 27,890 44,940 30,530 38,030 47,120
    18.85 13.40 21.60 14.70 18.30 22.65
Nuclear Technicians 19-4051 100 102,220 87,630 109,520 100,630 108,400 116,170
    49.15 42.15 52.65 48.40 52.10 55.85
Social Science Research Assistants 19-4061 N/A 52,210 37,410 59,600 39,530 49,170 59,020
    25.10 18.00 28.65 19.00 23.65 28.35
Forest and Conservation Technicians 19-4093 30 34,890 23,640 40,520 24,920 30,600 43,960
    16.80 11.35 19.50 12.00 14.70 21.15
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 19-4099 210 41,620 28,660 48,100 32,110 41,380 48,030
    20.00 13.80 23.15 15.45 19.90 23.10
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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.