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Dietetic Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for dietetic technicians in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dietetic technicians among Tennessee 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dietetic Technicians in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,630
25th Percentile Wage
$18,150
50th Percentile Wage
$22,050
75th Percentile Wage
$28,330
90th Percentile Wage
$35,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietetic technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $35,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $22,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.00
25th Percentile Wage
$8.73
50th Percentile Wage
$10.60
75th Percentile Wage
$13.62
90th Percentile Wage
$17.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietetic technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.29. The median hourly salary is $10.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.00.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dietetic technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201622,0504.58%-2.00%
201521,040-1.05%-
201421,260-4.56%-
201322,230-1.17%-
201222,490--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dietetic Technicians in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietetic technicians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietetic technicians in state of Tennessee ranges from $18,060 to $28,100. The highest paying area for dietetic technicians in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $28,100. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $27,340). The lowest paying area is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $18,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$28,100
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$27,340
Memphis
$25,970
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$25,190
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$22,660
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$19,780
Chattanooga
$18,060


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