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 9,000 52,580 27,030 65,360 30,560 41,050 58,040
    25.30 13.00 31.40 14.70 19.75 27.90
Chiropractors 29-1011 N/A 47,820 35,030 54,210 36,660 51,690 56,370
    23.00 16.85 26.05 17.60 24.85 27.10
Dentists, General 29-1021 50 150,790 104,890 173,730 118,160 160,640 178,550
    72.50 50.45 83.55 56.80 77.25 85.85
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031 70 44,760 38,040 48,120 40,190 43,770 47,360
    21.50 18.30 23.15 19.30 21.05 22.75
Optometrists 29-1041 40 110,000 68,270 130,870 79,490 93,500 146,200
    52.90 32.80 62.90 38.20 44.95 70.30
Pharmacists 29-1051 280 121,660 99,350 132,810 112,740 127,610 140,550
    58.50 47.75 63.85 54.20 61.35 67.55
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062 30 157,570 106,790 182,960 113,190 148,980 181,160
    75.75 51.35 87.95 54.40 71.60 87.10
Internists, General 29-1063 N/A 222,720 141,940 ** 168,100 ** **
    107.10 68.25 * 80.80 * *
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 200 197,140 103,480 243,980 118,850 ** **
    94.80 49.75 117.30 57.15 * *
Physician Assistants 29-1071 50 67,150 37,940 81,750 43,120 78,520 88,030
    32.30 18.25 39.30 20.75 37.75 42.30
Occupational Therapists 29-1122 90 74,230 58,590 82,050 66,980 75,440 87,150
    35.70 28.15 39.45 32.20 36.25 41.90
Physical Therapists 29-1123 190 87,090 61,980 99,640 69,370 82,790 94,640
    41.85 29.80 47.90 33.35 39.80 45.50
Radiation Therapists 29-1124 N/A 58,290 43,690 65,590 46,120 58,820 70,080
    28.00 21.00 31.55 22.15 28.30 33.70
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126 190 47,620 41,720 50,560 42,260 46,600 53,690
    22.90 20.05 24.30 20.30 22.40 25.80
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127 70 63,540 39,180 75,720 43,740 59,050 84,970
    30.55 18.85 36.40 21.05 28.40 40.85
Veterinarians 29-1131 20 74,800 61,540 81,440 66,810 77,560 86,670
    35.95 29.60 39.15 32.10 37.30 41.65
Registered Nurses 29-1141 2,360 53,480 43,080 58,680 47,600 54,090 59,690
    25.70 20.70 28.20 22.90 26.00 28.70
Nurse Practitioners 29-1171 170 82,380 61,130 93,010 70,050 82,090 91,480
    39.60 29.40 44.70 33.70 39.45 44.00
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29-2011 110 54,690 42,800 60,630 47,180 54,810 61,410
    26.30 20.60 29.15 22.70 26.35 29.50
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 29-2012 270 33,630 24,000 38,440 27,100 33,730 41,630
    16.15 11.55 18.50 13.05 16.20 20.00
Dental Hygienists 29-2021 130 61,480 42,190 71,130 46,370 60,930 77,090
    29.55 20.30 34.20 22.30 29.30 37.05
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 29-2031 20 41,060 34,060 44,560 34,510 38,440 48,470
    19.75 16.35 21.40 16.60 18.50 23.30
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032 100 58,410 46,020 64,600 48,740 60,240 68,590
    28.10 22.15 31.05 23.45 28.95 33.00
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033 20 50,090 42,590 53,840 43,720 48,720 56,290
    24.10 20.50 25.90 21.00 23.40 27.05
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 29-2034 340 42,770 32,500 47,910 34,700 41,970 50,840
    20.55 15.65 23.05 16.70 20.20 24.45
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 29-2035 30 55,020 50,860 57,100 50,760 54,890 59,020
    26.45 24.45 27.45 24.40 26.40 28.35
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 29-2041 720 27,320 19,450 31,260 21,110 25,580 31,370
    13.15 9.35 15.05 10.15 12.30 15.10
Dietetic Technicians 29-2051 60 19,640 16,840 21,050 17,160 18,870 22,220
    9.45 8.10 10.10 8.25 9.05 10.70
Pharmacy Technicians 29-2052 670 28,450 22,310 31,520 23,980 27,950 32,420
    13.70 10.75 15.15 11.55 13.45 15.60
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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.