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 .
|Percentile bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of veterinary technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2018.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||6-Year Growth|
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|
|North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Johnson City|| |
|Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |