Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians among Tennessee areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Veterinary Technologists and Technicians in Tennessee (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,950
25th Percentile Wage
$23,380
50th Percentile Wage
$30,610
75th Percentile Wage
$37,600
90th Percentile Wage
$45,110

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 $45,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,950.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of veterinary technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$30,610
-1.70% 15.94%
2017
$31,130
6.46% -
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 (2018 Survey)

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 $22,280 to $35,490. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $35,490. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $35,440). The lowest paying area is Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$35,490
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$35,440
Chattanooga
$30,280
Memphis
$29,000
Johnson City
$28,470
Clarksville
$26,870
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$25,740
Jackson
$25,200
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$23,720
Knoxville
$23,540
Cleveland
$22,360
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$22,280




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