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Veterinarians Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,780
25th Percentile Wage
$65,460
50th Percentile Wage
$77,760
75th Percentile Wage
$95,600
90th Percentile Wage
$121,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.89
25th Percentile Wage
$31.47
50th Percentile Wage
$37.39
75th Percentile Wage
$45.96
90th Percentile Wage
$58.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.20. The median hourly salary is $37.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.89.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,760-1.05%4.09%
201578,5800.43%-
201478,240-1.11%-
201379,1105.73%-
201274,580--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Tennessee ranges from $75,030 to $90,980. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Tennessee is Clarksville with a median annual salary of $90,980. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $87,360). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $75,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Clarksville
$90,980
Chattanooga
$87,360
Memphis
$79,070
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$76,910
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$76,250
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$75,910
Knoxville
$75,490
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$75,030


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