Average Oncology Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Oncology nurses in Tennessee earn an average of $75,865 per year (or $36.48 per hour).

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Tennessee oncology nurses earn 10% lower than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in Tennessee

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $93,239 $44
75th Percentile $87,937 $42
Median $70,984 $34
25th Percentile $67,662 $32

80% of Tennessee oncology nurses earn between $54,828 and $93,239.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in Tennessee

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Tennessee oncology nurses earn about $82,284 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 oncology nurses

Franklin, TN $80,667 per year
Memphis, TN $77,948 per year
Knoxville, TN $69,232 per year

Tennessee nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Franklin, where the average oncology nurses salary is $80,667 and 20,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Memphis area comes in second, with a $77,948 average oncology nurse salary and 13,670 registered nurses employed.

Oncology nurses salaries in other states

California $125,506 per year
Oregon $96,733 per year
Massachusetts $102,835 per year
Washington $94,450 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $96,092 per year
New Jersey $92,747 per year
Connecticut $95,820 per year
Minnesota $93,966 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
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
Transplant Nurse $70,821 per year

At a $75,865 average annual salary, oncology nurses in Tennessee tend to earn less than case management nurses ($78,736) and dialysis nurses ($78,141). They tend to earn more than 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), trauma nurses ($71,293), and transplant nurses ($70,821).

More about oncology nurses

An oncology nurse is a type of nurse who specializes in providing care and support to patients who are dealing with cancer. They work in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings, and provide care to patients of all ages. Some of their specific duties might include providing education and support to patients and their families, administering chemotherapy and other medications, monitoring patients' response to treatment, and providing symptom management. They may also be involved in coordinating care with other members of the healthcare team, and providing emotional support to patients and their loved ones.

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