Average Nurse Manager Salary in Tennessee

Nurse managers in Tennessee earn an average of $73,815 per year (or $35.49 per hour).

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16% lower than the national average
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Tennessee nurse managers earn 16% lower than the national average salary for nurse managers, at $88,804 (or $42.69 per hour).

Nurse manager salary range in Tennessee

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $90,719 $43
75th Percentile $85,560 $41
Median $69,066 $33
25th Percentile $65,833 $31

80% of Tennessee nurse managers earn between $53,346 and $90,719.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse manager salary in Tennessee

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Tennessee nurse managers earn about $80,060 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 nurse managers

Franklin, TN $78,487 per year
Memphis, TN $75,841 per year
Knoxville, TN $67,361 per year

Tennessee nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse managers are paid the highest is Franklin, where the average nurse managers salary is $78,487 and 20,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Memphis area comes in second, with a $75,841 average nurse manager salary and 13,670 registered nurses employed.

Nurse managers salaries in other states

California $129,689 per year
Oregon $104,320 per year
Alaska $97,230 per year
Massachusetts $115,956 per year
Washington $101,217 per year
New York $97,986 per year
Nevada $102,713 per year
New Jersey $95,805 per year
Connecticut $102,590 per year
Minnesota $98,688 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 Educator $72,790 per year
Vascular Nurse $71,765 per year
Trauma Nurse $71,293 per year
Transplant Nurse $70,821 per year

At a $73,815 average annual salary, nurse managers 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), and PACU nurses ($74,615). They tend to earn more than nurse educators ($72,790), vascular nurses ($71,765), trauma nurses ($71,293), and transplant nurses ($70,821).

More about nurse managers

Nurse managers oversee the day-to-day work of nurses in a hospital or clinical setting. They serve as clinical and administrative leaders of their units, leading patient care while also supervising other nurses.

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