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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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,840
25th Percentile Wage
$80,680
50th Percentile Wage
$93,430
75th Percentile Wage
$107,060
90th Percentile Wage
$126,080

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 $126,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.14
25th Percentile Wage
$38.79
50th Percentile Wage
$44.92
75th Percentile Wage
$51.47
90th Percentile Wage
$60.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.62. The median hourly salary is $44.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.14.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,4301.54%5.62%
201591,9902.12%-
201490,040-0.10%-
201390,1302.16%-
201288,180--

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 $80,560 to $106,870. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Tennessee is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $106,870. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $104,460). The lowest paying area is Morristown with a median annual salary of $80,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland
$106,870
Chattanooga
$104,460
Memphis
$101,280
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$100,130
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$94,600
Jackson
$93,170
Knoxville
$91,550
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$89,190
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$88,190
Clarksville
$87,690
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$87,090
Johnson City
$85,060
Morristown
$80,560


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