Average Bariatric Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Bariatric nurses in Tennessee earn an average of $66,946 per year (or $32.19 per hour).

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21% lower than the national average
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Tennessee bariatric nurses earn 21% lower than the national average salary for bariatric nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

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Bariatric nurse salary range in Tennessee

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $82,277 $39
75th Percentile $77,598 $37
Median $62,639 $30
25th Percentile $59,707 $28

80% of Tennessee bariatric nurses earn between $48,382 and $82,277.

Cost-of-living adjusted bariatric nurse salary in Tennessee

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Tennessee bariatric nurses earn about $72,610 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 bariatric nurses

Franklin, TN $71,183 per year
Memphis, TN $68,783 per year
Knoxville, TN $61,093 per year

Tennessee nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where bariatric nurses are paid the highest is Franklin, where the average bariatric nurses salary is $71,183 and 20,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Memphis area comes in second, with a $68,783 average bariatric nurse salary and 13,670 registered nurses employed.

Bariatric nurses salaries in other states

California $116,825 per year
New York $106,384 per year
Texas $84,750 per year
Illinois $83,906 per year
Pennsylvania $73,905 per year
Georgia $84,077 per year
Florida $71,374 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 $66,946 average annual salary, bariatric 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 bariatric nurses

A bariatric nurse works with patients who are mobidly obese and undergoing bariatric surgery.

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