Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee
Want to work in Tennessee as a Nurse Practitioner? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee is growing faster than average.
Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Tennessee?
7,010 people worked as Nurse Practitioners in 2018 in this state.
There were 6,550 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 460 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,820 Nurse Practitioners working in it, which means Tennessee has more Nurse Practitioners than average.
Job Projections for Tennessee
Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 40.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.
Tennessee Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 520 annual job openings, and a total of 7,400 jobs for Tennessee Nurse Practitioners in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 14,400 annual jobs and 211,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Nurse Practitioners Make in Tennessee?
In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $64,380 to $129,340 with $96,440 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.95 to $62.18. The median hourly rate was $46.36.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.54 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.82.
The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Tennessee Metros for Nurse Practitioners
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nurse Practitioners.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Johnson City, TN||290||$94,150|
Top States for Nurse Practitioners Employment
View the list below to see where most Nurse Practitioners work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Nurse Practitioners get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Nurse Practitioner Career?
- Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
- Nursing Practice
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
- School Nursing
- Critical Care Nursing
- Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
- Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing
- Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
- Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Aleksahgabrielle under License
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