Average Transplant Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Transplant nurses in Tennessee earn an average of $70,821 per year (or $34.05 per hour).

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Tennessee transplant nurses earn 18% lower than the national average salary for transplant nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

Transplant nurse salary range in Tennessee

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $87,040 $41
75th Percentile $82,090 $39
Median $66,265 $31
25th Percentile $63,164 $30

80% of Tennessee transplant nurses earn between $51,183 and $87,040.

Cost-of-living adjusted transplant nurse salary in Tennessee

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Tennessee transplant nurses earn about $76,813 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 transplant nurses

Franklin, TN $75,303 per year
Memphis, TN $72,765 per year
Knoxville, TN $64,629 per year

Tennessee nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where transplant nurses are paid the highest is Franklin, where the average transplant nurses salary is $75,303 and 20,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Memphis area comes in second, with a $72,765 average transplant nurse salary and 13,670 registered nurses employed.

Transplant nurses salaries in other states

California $144,331 per year
Massachusetts $120,250 per year
Washington $95,594 per year
New York $98,919 per year
Minnesota $95,766 per year
Maryland $75,389 per year
Arizona $79,890 per year
Colorado $83,374 per year
Texas $83,488 per year
Illinois $81,932 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 $70,821 average annual salary, transplant 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 transplant nurses

Transplant nurses specialize in the process of organ transplants by assisting patients in the preparation of organ donation, the actual surgical procedure, as well as aftercare for the patients.

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