Average Ambulatory Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Ambulatory nurses in Tennessee earn an average of $63,563 per year (or $30.56 per hour).

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26% lower than the national average
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Tennessee ambulatory nurses earn 26% lower than the national average salary for ambulatory nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

Ambulatory nurse salary range in Tennessee

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $78,119 $37
75th Percentile $73,677 $35
Median $59,473 $28
25th Percentile $56,690 $27

80% of Tennessee ambulatory nurses earn between $45,937 and $78,119.

Cost-of-living adjusted ambulatory nurse salary in Tennessee

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Tennessee ambulatory nurses earn about $68,940 per year. Cost-of-living in Tennessee is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Tennessee for ambulatory nurses

Franklin, TN $67,586 per year
Memphis, TN $65,307 per year
Knoxville, TN $58,005 per year

Tennessee nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where ambulatory nurses are paid the highest is Franklin, where the average ambulatory nurses salary is $67,586 and 20,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Memphis area comes in second, with a $65,307 average ambulatory nurse salary and 13,670 registered nurses employed.

Ambulatory nurses salaries in other states

California $127,597 per year
Oregon $98,307 per year
Massachusetts $96,630 per year
Washington $97,579 per year
New York $97,052 per year
Nevada $91,744 per year
New Jersey $93,766 per year
Connecticut $97,903 per year
Minnesota $82,240 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Tennessee?

Case Management Nurse $78,736 per year
Dialysis Nurse $78,141 per year
Oncology Nurse $75,865 per year
Renal Nurse $75,414 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $74,840 per year
PACU Nurse $74,615 per year
Nurse Manager $73,815 per year
Nurse Educator $72,790 per year
Vascular Nurse $71,765 per year
Trauma Nurse $71,293 per year

At a $63,563 average annual salary, ambulatory nurses in Tennessee tend to earn less than case management nurses ($78,736), dialysis nurses ($78,141), oncology nurses ($75,865), renal nurses ($75,414), substance abuse nurses ($74,840), PACU nurses ($74,615), nurse managers ($73,815), nurse educators ($72,790), vascular nurses ($71,765), and trauma nurses ($71,293).

More about ambulatory nurses

Ambulatory care nurses provide medical care to patients seen for follow-up treatment, observation, tests, or same-day surgeries. Ambulatory care is often described as a busy yet fun environment with less stress than acute care nurses.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health