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 9,020 54,620 28,320 67,780 31,870 42,020 59,280
    26.25 13.60 32.60 15.30 20.20 28.50
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 50 43,180 32,370 48,580 34,650 42,440 51,520
    20.75 15.55 23.35 16.65 20.40 24.75
Pharmacists 29-1051 N/A 120,220 106,040 127,300 109,920 122,490 136,470
    57.80 51.00 61.20 52.85 58.90 65.60
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 80 186,120 94,290 232,040 122,700 183,910 **
    89.50 45.35 111.55 59.00 88.40 *
Psychiatrists 29-1066 20 188,750 169,190 198,520 165,890 178,350 **
    90.75 81.35 95.45 79.75 85.75 *
Surgeons 29-1067 N/A 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 190 188,930 101,500 232,640 125,180 ** **
    90.85 48.80 111.85 60.20 * *
Physician Assistants 29-1071 30 95,290 78,190 103,840 82,210 93,640 110,740
    45.80 37.60 49.90 39.50 45.00 53.25
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 130 86,200 66,300 96,150 73,510 86,810 101,180
    41.45 31.85 46.25 35.35 41.75 48.65
Physical Therapists 29-1123 220 92,570 70,830 103,430 75,240 91,780 107,740
    44.50 34.05 49.75 36.15 44.15 51.80
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 150 44,330 36,120 48,440 38,300 43,660 49,750
    21.30 17.35 23.30 18.40 21.00 23.90
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 170 71,900 44,090 85,810 48,870 74,400 89,990
    34.55 21.20 41.25 23.50 35.75 43.25
Veterinarians 29-1131 80 63,970 42,300 74,810 48,220 65,330 74,970
    30.75 20.35 35.95 23.20 31.40 36.05
Registered Nurses 29-1141 2,060 52,220 42,490 57,080 44,750 51,440 58,930
    25.10 20.45 27.45 21.50 24.75 28.35
Nurse Practitioners 29-1171 200 95,350 71,980 107,040 76,600 90,500 109,870
    45.85 34.60 51.45 36.85 43.50 52.80
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 110 51,730 40,970 57,110 44,300 51,800 59,140
    24.85 19.70 27.45 21.30 24.90 28.45
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 170 36,780 27,100 41,620 31,810 39,090 43,910
    17.70 13.05 20.00 15.30 18.80 21.10
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 190 48,950 34,270 56,300 36,050 48,060 60,000
    23.55 16.50 27.05 17.35 23.10 28.85
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032 60 49,220 37,090 55,280 42,790 49,920 57,080
    23.65 17.85 26.60 20.55 24.00 27.45
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033 10 60,690 52,010 65,030 53,000 59,360 68,440
    29.20 25.00 31.25 25.50 28.55 32.90
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 29-2034 240 41,770 33,860 45,730 35,520 41,010 46,940
    20.10 16.30 22.00 17.10 19.70 22.55
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 29-2041 620 33,230 24,920 37,390 26,410 30,660 38,130
    16.00 12.00 18.00 12.70 14.75 18.35
Dietetic Technicians 29-2051 90 24,400 18,580 27,310 20,020 22,570 26,960
    11.75 8.95 13.15 9.65 10.85 12.95
Pharmacy Technicians 29-2052 640 27,540 20,930 30,850 22,910 27,010 30,910
    13.25 10.05 14.85 11.00 13.00 14.85
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 29-2054 10 36,160 32,590 37,940 32,250 34,920 37,590
    17.40 15.65 18.25 15.50 16.80 18.05
Surgical Technologists 29-2055 80 31,710 27,820 33,650 27,270 29,750 35,490
    15.25 13.40 16.20 13.10 14.30 17.05
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 29-2056 60 25,430 22,090 27,100 22,310 24,650 28,050
    12.20 10.60 13.05 10.75 11.85 13.50
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 29-2061 1,980 34,610 29,700 37,060 31,330 34,600 37,870
    16.65 14.30 17.80 15.05 16.65 18.20
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 29-2071 150 31,300 22,400 35,750 23,820 29,760 36,550
    15.05 10.75 17.20 11.45 14.30 17.55
Opticians, Dispensing 29-2081 60 28,150 21,330 31,560 22,790 26,480 29,480
    13.55 10.25 15.15 10.95 12.75 14.15
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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.