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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among Tennessee cities 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 Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,880
25th Percentile Wage
$82,340
50th Percentile Wage
$94,720
75th Percentile Wage
$109,530
90th Percentile Wage
$125,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,720
1.36% 6.90%
2016
$93,430
1.54% -
2015
$91,990
2.12% -
2014
$90,040
-0.10% -
2013
$90,130
2.16% -
2012
$88,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Tennessee ranges from $78,320 to $102,270. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Tennessee is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $102,270. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $102,250). The lowest paying area is Morristown with a median annual salary of $78,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$102,270
Memphis
$102,250
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$97,460
Cleveland
$95,190
Knoxville
$95,000
Jackson
$94,500
Johnson City
$92,070
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$91,750
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$90,690
Clarksville
$90,550
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$88,800
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$79,190
Morristown
$78,320




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