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Pharmacists Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists 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 Pharmacists in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,710
25th Percentile Wage
$109,500
50th Percentile Wage
$122,750
75th Percentile Wage
$139,530
90th Percentile Wage
$157,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $86,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$122,750
0.99% 1.74%
2016
$121,540
0.51% -
2015
$120,920
-1.31% -
2014
$122,500
0.02% -
2013
$122,480
1.52% -
2012
$120,620
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Tennessee ranges from $112,330 to $138,290. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Tennessee is Morristown with a median annual salary of $138,290. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $128,790). The lowest paying area is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $112,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Morristown
$138,290
Chattanooga
$128,790
Memphis
$125,000
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$124,200
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$122,510
Jackson
$121,450
Knoxville
$120,640
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$119,390
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$118,650
Johnson City
$117,230
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$116,130
Clarksville
$116,000
Cleveland
$112,330




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