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 N/A 75,040 40,900 92,110 47,400 73,590 94,320
    36.10 19.65 44.30 22.80 35.40 45.35
Biological Scientists, All Other 19-1029 N/A 57,840 31,460 71,040 30,460 65,940 71,920
    27.80 15.10 34.15 14.65 31.70 34.60
Physicists 19-2012 N/A 106,120 83,560 117,400 87,680 101,190 121,150
    51.00 40.15 56.45 42.15 48.65 58.25
Chemists 19-2031 70 71,510 46,080 84,220 50,380 70,610 93,530
    34.40 22.15 40.50 24.20 33.95 44.95
Materials Scientists 19-2032 N/A 88,500 55,500 105,010 66,670 86,740 112,090
    42.55 26.70 50.50 32.05 41.70 53.90
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041 200 60,030 34,470 72,810 36,200 43,040 79,780
    28.85 16.55 35.00 17.40 20.70 38.35
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 19-3031 60 55,980 39,710 64,110 44,380 58,120 68,300
    26.90 19.10 30.80 21.35 27.95 32.85
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051 N/A 52,700 34,690 61,710 36,460 46,610 69,400
    25.35 16.70 29.65 17.55 22.40 33.35
Biological Technicians 19-4021 20 34,380 25,730 38,700 27,980 34,450 41,880
    16.55 12.35 18.60 13.45 16.55 20.15
Chemical Technicians 19-4031 60 53,670 38,020 61,500 41,060 52,460 69,160
    25.80 18.30 29.55 19.75 25.20 33.25
Nuclear Technicians 19-4051 N/A 76,270 67,490 80,650 68,620 76,100 85,890
    36.65 32.45 38.80 33.00 36.60 41.30
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 19-4091 70 45,280 39,540 48,150 41,400 44,420 47,440
    21.75 19.00 23.15 19.90 21.35 22.80
Forest and Conservation Technicians 19-4093 60 34,410 25,970 38,630 28,930 33,090 38,400
    16.55 12.50 18.55 13.90 15.90 18.45
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 19-4099 40 62,750 35,060 76,590 38,780 62,120 85,630
    30.15 16.85 36.80 18.65 29.85 41.15
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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.