Tennessee Registered Nurse Salary

This page provides you with a complete overview of the Registered Nurse field in the state of Tennessee. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring a Registered Nurse and more.

Average Salary of a Tennessee Registered Nurse

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Registered Nurse was $62,000 vs the national salary of $66,000. A Registered Nurse in Tennessee saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 7,281 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

Tennessee Registered Nurse

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Registered Nurse $62,000 Bar high
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Average Registered Nurse salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Registered Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Elk Valley Health Services LLC, Metro Knoxville Physicians Regional, Saint Thomas Health, University of Tennessee Medical Center, and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Additional Salaries by Patient Group

In this section explore additional details on the following specialities:

  1. Addiction Nursing
  2. Cardiovascular Nursing
  3. Clinical Nurse Specialist
  4. Critical Care Nursing
  5. Genetics Nursing
  6. Neonatal Nursing
  7. Nephrology Nursing
  8. Nurse Educators
  9. Public Health Nursing

Addiction Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Addiction Nursing $51,000 Bar high
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Average Addiction Nursing salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Addiction Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Oak Plains, Helen Ross McNabb Center, Health Career Services, Lakeside Behavioral Health System, and Universal Health Services offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Cardiovascular Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Cardiovascular Nursing $63,000 Bar high
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Average Cardiovascular Nursing salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Cardiovascular Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Premier Health Partners, Centennial Medical Center, Select Specialty Hospital, Tennova Health Care – Clarksville, and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Clinical Nurse Specialist

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Nurse Specialist $66,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Nurse Specialist salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Clinical Nurse Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Critical Care Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Critical Care Nursing $60,000 Bar high
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Average Critical Care Nursing salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Critical Care Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Saint Thomas Health, Centennial Medical Center, Maury Regional Medical Center and affiliates, Erlanger Health Systems, and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Genetics Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Genetics Nursing $65,000 Bar high
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Average Genetics Nursing salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Genetics Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Five Star Senior Living, Medtronic, Amedisys, Inc., CGS Administrators, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Neonatal Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Neonatal Nursing $62,000 Bar high
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Average Neonatal Nursing salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Neonatal Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Premier Health Partners, Centennial Medical Center, Saint Thomas Health, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, and Erlanger Health Systems offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nephrology Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nephrology Nursing $62,000 Bar high
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Average Nephrology Nursing salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Nephrology Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Skyline Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Parkwest Medical Center, and Erlanger Health Systems offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nurse Educators

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nurse Educators $80,000 Bar high
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Average Nurse Educators salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Nurse Educators salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Premier Health Partners, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Nealy Pierce, LLC, Holston Medical Group, and Erlanger Health Systems offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Public Health Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nursing $56,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nursing salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Public Health Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation, Air Evac Lifeteam, Parkridge Medical Center, Matrix Medical Network, and Manchester Health Care Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of a Tennessee Registered Nurse

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 7,281 jobs for a Tennessee Registered Nurse with most employers looking for Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Saint Thomas Health 348 jobs
University of Tennessee Medical Center 313 jobs
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare 279 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 277 jobs
Premier Health Partners 237 jobs
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation 223 jobs
Vanderbilt University Medical Center 197 jobs
Erlanger Health Systems 150 jobs
Sunbelt Staffing 132 jobs
Catholic Health Initiatives 109 jobs
Supplemental Health Care 109 jobs
Saint Thomas West Hospital 109 jobs
Centennial Medical Center 100 jobs
Elk Valley Health Services LLC 94 jobs
Metro Knoxville Physicians Regional 93 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 7,281 Registered Nurse jobs in Tennessee.

City # Jobs Available*
Nashville, TN 145 jobs
Memphis, TN 88 jobs
Knoxville, TN 70 jobs
Chattanooga, TN 61 jobs
Johnson City, TN 27 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of September, 2016.

Written by Robert Sanchez
Robert Sanchez is HealthGrad.com's Chief Editorialist. Robert Sanchez has over 10 years experience in the Healthcare field and more recently has become an avid writer advising on career and job topics in this exciting field.

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