Average Nurse Manager Salary in Knoxville

Nurse managers in Knoxville earn an average of $67,361 per year (or $32.39 per hour).

United States
Knoxville, TN
24% lower than the national average
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Knoxville nurse managers earn 24% lower than the national average salary for nurse managers, at $88,804 (or $42.69 per hour).

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Nurse manager salary range in Knoxville, TN

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $85,937 $41
75th Percentile $70,095 $33
Median $67,560 $32
25th Percentile $53,579 $25

80% of Knoxville nurse managers earn between $52,915 and $85,937.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse manager salary in Knoxville

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Knoxville, TN
Overall Average
Knoxville, TN

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Knoxville nurse managers earn about $73,458 per year. Cost-of-living in Knoxville is 8% 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

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.

How much do other nurses get paid in Knoxville, TN?

Case Management Nurse $71,852 per year
Dialysis Nurse $71,309 per year
Oncology Nurse $69,232 per year
Renal Nurse $68,821 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $68,297 per year
PACU Nurse $68,091 per year
Nurse Educator $66,426 per year
Vascular Nurse $65,490 per year
Trauma Nurse $65,060 per year
Transplant Nurse $64,629 per year

At a $67,361 average annual salary, nurse managers in Knoxville tend to earn less than case management nurses ($71,852), dialysis nurses ($71,309), oncology nurses ($69,232), renal nurses ($68,821), substance abuse nurses ($68,297), and PACU nurses ($68,091). They tend to earn more than nurse educators ($66,426), vascular nurses ($65,490), trauma nurses ($65,060), and transplant nurses ($64,629).

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