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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 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 Veterinarians in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,110
25th Percentile Wage
$64,900
50th Percentile Wage
$79,070
75th Percentile Wage
$99,050
90th Percentile Wage
$124,830

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 $124,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,070
1.66% 5.68%
2016
$77,760
-1.05% -
2015
$78,580
0.43% -
2014
$78,240
-1.11% -
2013
$79,110
5.73% -
2012
$74,580
- -

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 $59,650 to $92,370. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Tennessee is Clarksville with a median annual salary of $92,370. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $87,780). The lowest paying area is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Clarksville
$92,370
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$87,780
Memphis
$81,940
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$81,380
Morristown
$78,930
Chattanooga
$77,780
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$76,020
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$74,220
Johnson City
$72,350
Knoxville
$70,070
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$59,650




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