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Tennessee Nursing Salaries

We have compiled salary and employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Tennessee nurses in 2018. Select from the "Professions" menu above to skip to your profession.

Average Salary Comparison in Tennessee by Profession

Registered Nurse

Hourly Average
$28
Weekly Average
$1,113
Monthly Average
$4,825
Annual Average
$57,896

Nurse Practitioner

Hourly Average
$44
Weekly Average
$1,774
Monthly Average
$7,689
Annual Average
$92,263

Licensed Practical Nurse

Hourly Average
$18
Weekly Average
$739
Monthly Average
$3,203
Annual Average
$38,432

Nurse Anestheist

Hourly Average
$77
Weekly Average
$3,079
Monthly Average
$13,341
Annual Average
$160,087

Nurse Midwife

Hourly Average
$39
Weekly Average
$1,560
Monthly Average
$6,760
Annual Average
$81,120

Registered Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 33,110 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Registered Nurse's wage in Tennessee, at $57,896 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Registered Nurse

CE Requirements for Registered Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Registered Nurse Salary Tennessee

Hourly Average
$28
Monthly Average
$4,825
Annual Average
$57,896
Employed
33,110

U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$33
Monthly Average
$5,717
Annual Average
$68,608
Employed
1,831,960

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Jackson

Hourly Wage
$27.35
Annual Wage
$56,650

Johnson City

Hourly Wage
$26.50
Annual Wage
$55,540

Knoxville

Hourly Wage
$27.48
Annual Wage
$58,020

Morristown

Hourly Wage
$25.70
Annual Wage
$55,440

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin

Hourly Wage
$30.22
Annual Wage
$63,830

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 3,750 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in Tennessee, at $92,263 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Nurse Practitioner

CE Requirements for Nurse Practitioner
Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Practitioner Salary Tennessee

Hourly Average
$44
Monthly Average
$7,689
Annual Average
$92,263
Employed
3,750

U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary

Hourly Average
$51
Monthly Average
$8,893
Annual Average
$106,718
Employed
103,180

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Cleveland

Hourly Wage
$45.59
Annual Wage
$85,880

Jackson

Hourly Wage
$45.18
Annual Wage
$89,220

Johnson City

Hourly Wage
$45.26
Annual Wage
$95,930

Knoxville

Hourly Wage
$46.04
Annual Wage
$95,490

Morristown

Hourly Wage
$40.13
Annual Wage
$96,950

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin

Hourly Wage
$44.20
Annual Wage
$90,110

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 12,580 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in Tennessee, at $38,432 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Licensed Practical Nurse

CE Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary Tennessee

Hourly Average
$18
Monthly Average
$3,203
Annual Average
$38,432
Employed
12,580

U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$22
Monthly Average
$3,781
Annual Average
$45,368
Employed
420,690

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Cleveland

Hourly Wage
$17.88
Annual Wage
$37,780

Jackson

Hourly Wage
$17.32
Annual Wage
$36,380

Johnson City

Hourly Wage
$18.12
Annual Wage
$37,660

Knoxville

Hourly Wage
$18.04
Annual Wage
$38,420

Morristown

Hourly Wage
$17.57
Annual Wage
$37,200

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin

Hourly Wage
$20.84
Annual Wage
$43,150

Nurse Anestheist Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 1,530 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in Tennessee, at $160,087 annually, is below the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Anestheist Salary Tennessee

Hourly Average
$77
Monthly Average
$13,341
Annual Average
$160,087
Employed
1,530

U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary

Hourly Average
$82
Monthly Average
$14,224
Annual Average
$170,692
Employed
15,200

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Jackson

Hourly Wage
$89.03
Annual Wage
$182,120

Knoxville

Hourly Wage
$72.59
Annual Wage
$150,370

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin

Hourly Wage
$71.76
Annual Wage
$147,770

Nurse Midwife Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 30 Nurse Midwifes are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Nurse Midwife's wage in Tennessee, at $81,120 annually, is below the national average of $104,902.

Nurse Midwife

CE Requirements for Nurse Midwife
Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Midwife Salary Tennessee

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,760
Annual Average
$81,120
Employed
30

U.S. Nurse Midwife RN Salary

Hourly Average
$50
Monthly Average
$8,742
Annual Average
$104,902
Employed
1,700

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin

Hourly Wage
$41.04
Annual Wage
$81,120

Average Salary Comparison in Tennessee by Profession

Hourly Average
Weekly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Registered Nurse
$28
$1,113
$4,825
$57,896
Nurse Practitioner
$44
$1,774
$7,689
$92,263
Licensed Practical Nurse
$18
$739
$3,203
$38,432
Nurse Anestheist
$77
$3,079
$13,341
$160,087
Nurse Midwife
$39
$1,560
$6,760
$81,120

Registered Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 33,110 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Registered Nurse's wage in Tennessee, at $57,896 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Registered Nurse Salary Tennessee
$28
$4,825
$57,896
33,110
U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary
$33
$5,717
$68,608
1,831,960
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Jackson
$27.35
$56,650
Johnson City
$26.50
$55,540
Knoxville
$27.48
$58,020
Morristown
$25.70
$55,440
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$30.22
$63,830

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 3,750 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in Tennessee, at $92,263 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Practitioner Salary Tennessee
$44
$7,689
$92,263
3,750
U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary
$51
$8,893
$106,718
103,180
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Cleveland
$45.59
$85,880
Jackson
$45.18
$89,220
Johnson City
$45.26
$95,930
Knoxville
$46.04
$95,490
Morristown
$40.13
$96,950
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$44.20
$90,110

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 12,580 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in Tennessee, at $38,432 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Licensed Practical Nurse Salary Tennessee
$18
$3,203
$38,432
12,580
U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary
$22
$3,781
$45,368
420,690
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Cleveland
$17.88
$37,780
Jackson
$17.32
$36,380
Johnson City
$18.12
$37,660
Knoxville
$18.04
$38,420
Morristown
$17.57
$37,200
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$20.84
$43,150

Nurse Anestheist Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 1,530 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in Tennessee, at $160,087 annually, is below the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Anestheist Salary Tennessee
$77
$13,341
$160,087
1,530
U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary
$82
$14,224
$170,692
15,200
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Jackson
$89.03
$182,120
Knoxville
$72.59
$150,370
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$71.76
$147,770

Nurse Midwife Salary in Tennessee

Approximately 30 Nurse Midwifes are employed in the state of Tennessee. The average Nurse Midwife's wage in Tennessee, at $81,120 annually, is below the national average of $104,902.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Midwife Salary Tennessee
$39
$6,760
$81,120
30
U.S. Nurse Midwife RN Salary
$50
$8,742
$104,902
1,700
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$41.04
$81,120