Average Pediatric Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Pediatric nurses in Tennessee earn an average of $62,025 per year (or $29.82 per hour).

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21% lower than the national average
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Tennessee pediatric nurses earn 21% lower than the national average salary for pediatric nurses, at $78,713 (or $37.84 per hour).

Pediatric nurse salary range in Tennessee

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $76,229 $36
75th Percentile $71,894 $34
Median $58,034 $27
25th Percentile $55,318 $26

80% of Tennessee pediatric nurses earn between $44,826 and $76,229.

Cost-of-living adjusted pediatric nurse salary in Tennessee

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Tennessee pediatric nurses earn about $67,272 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 pediatric nurses

Franklin, TN $65,950 per year
Memphis, TN $63,727 per year
Knoxville, TN $56,602 per year

Tennessee nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric nurses are paid the highest is Franklin, where the average pediatric nurses salary is $65,950 and 20,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Memphis area comes in second, with a $63,727 average pediatric nurse salary and 13,670 registered nurses employed.

Pediatric nurses salaries in other states

California $121,322 per year
Hawaii $92,134 per year
Oregon $96,259 per year
Massachusetts $94,482 per year
Washington $97,794 per year
New York $89,587 per year
Nevada $92,941 per year
New Jersey $87,651 per year
Connecticut $85,405 per year
Minnesota $79,937 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 $62,025 average annual salary, pediatric 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 pediatric nurses

A pediatric nurse cares for and treats children. On any given day, pediatric RNs may assess adolescent patients and provide evidence-based interventions, administer medication or educate parents and caregivers on wellness practices.

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