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Athletic Trainer Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletic trainers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletic trainers among Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Athletic Trainers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,970
25th Percentile Wage
$35,580
50th Percentile Wage
$42,940
75th Percentile Wage
$49,460
90th Percentile Wage
$59,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletic trainers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of athletic trainers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,940
2.17% 10.43%
2016
$42,010
1.83% -
2015
$41,240
-2.23% -
2014
$42,160
2.80% -
2013
$40,980
6.15% -
2012
$38,460
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Athletic Trainers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletic trainers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletic trainers in state of Tennessee ranges from $33,150 to $44,610. The highest paying area for athletic trainers in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $44,610. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $44,410). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $33,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$44,610
Memphis
$44,410
Knoxville
$43,770
Chattanooga
$42,020
Clarksville
$39,870
Jackson
$33,150




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