Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians 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 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,600
25th Percentile Wage
$25,550
50th Percentile Wage
$31,130
75th Percentile Wage
$38,440
90th Percentile Wage
$47,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,130
6.46% 17.35%
2016
$29,120
-2.75% -
2015
$29,920
6.15% -
2014
$28,080
1.67% -
2013
$27,610
6.81% -
2012
$25,730
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinary Technologists and Technicians in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Tennessee ranges from $20,160 to $38,410. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $38,410. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $34,790). The lowest paying area is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $20,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$38,410
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$34,790
Memphis
$33,500
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$31,560
Chattanooga
$29,910
Johnson City
$28,390
Clarksville
$27,250
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$26,950
Jackson
$25,200
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$23,720
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$23,070
Cleveland
$20,160




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