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In Tennessee:

  • Workers on average earn $29,830.
  • 10% of workers earn $17,680 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $56,380 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $29,670.
  • 10% of workers earn $20,860 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $59,070 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$20,860$23,960$29,670$38,790$59,070
Tennessee$17,680$21,720$29,830$38,210$56,380
Chattanooga, TN-GA$17,200$22,290$28,900$36,670$47,650
Clarksville, TN-KY$16,890$22,090$23,270$34,540$44,000
East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$17,150$17,980$28,160$30,220$37,190
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA$16,750$21,120$28,140$35,970$48,140
Knoxville, TN$17,120$22,790$29,330$37,490$57,480
Memphis, TN-MS-AR$17,680$21,600$29,370$36,940$48,530
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN$17,900$22,980$36,080$45,410$58,320
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$16,330$21,890$28,200$35,110$44,320
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$16,530$17,670$27,360$28,660$42,930
West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$16,360$18,330$27,360$30,420$38,480

In Tennessee:

  • Workers on average earn $14.34 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $8.50 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $27.10 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $14.26 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $10.03 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $28.40 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$10.03$11.52$14.26$18.65$28.40
Tennessee$8.50$10.44$14.34$18.37$27.10
Chattanooga, TN-GA$8.27$10.72$13.90$17.63$22.91
Clarksville, TN-KY$8.12$10.62$11.19$16.61$21.16
East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$8.24$8.64$13.54$14.53$17.88
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA$8.06$10.15$13.53$17.29$23.14
Knoxville, TN$8.23$10.96$14.10$18.03$27.64
Memphis, TN-MS-AR$8.50$10.39$14.12$17.76$23.33
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN$8.61$11.05$17.34$21.83$28.04
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$7.85$10.52$13.56$16.88$21.31
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$7.95$8.49$13.16$13.78$20.64
West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area$7.87$8.81$13.16$14.63$18.50