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2021 Tennessee Registered Nurses Salary Guide

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Tennessee Registered Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$62.2K

Growth

12%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Tennessee 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $44,640 $53,230 $62,220 $74,330 $86,170
Hourly Wage $21.46 $25.59 $29.91 $35.73 $41.43

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Tennessee 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$44,640
$53,230
$62,220
$74,330
$86,170
Hourly Wage
$21.46
$25.59
$29.91
$35.73
$41.43

What Do Registered Nurses Do?

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Also known as:

Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR), Charge Nurse, Emergency Department RN (Emergency Department Registered Nurse), Oncology RN (Oncology Registered Nurse), Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN), Psychiatric RN (Psychiatric Registered Nurse), Relief Charge Nurse, School Nurse, Staff Nurse, Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse)

  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Immunize patients.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Prescribe assistive medical devices or related treatments.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions.
  • Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Advise communities or institutions regarding health or safety issues.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.

Registered Nurses Job Outlook in Tennessee

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Tennessee 62,270 69,910 12% 4,290
United States 3,080,100 3,356,800 9% 194,500

Registered Nurses Job Outlook in Tennessee

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Tennessee
62,270
69,910
12%
4,290
United States
3,080,100
3,356,800
9%
194,500

Registered Nurses Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Registered Nurses Schools in Tennessee

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Austin Peay State University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Clarksville, TN 4 years: 148
More than 4 years: 54
Austin Peay State University Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. Clarksville, TN Less than one year: 1
Baptist Health Sciences University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Memphis, TN 4 years: 136
Baptist Health Sciences University Nursing Practice. Memphis, TN More than 4 years: 0
Belmont University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Nashville, TN 4 years: 204
More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 31
Belmont University Nursing Practice. Nashville, TN More than 4 years: 11
Bethel University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Mckenzie, TN 4 years: 23
Carson-Newman University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Jefferson City, TN 4 years: 52
Carson-Newman University Nursing Administration. Jefferson City, TN 2 years: 0
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 0
Carson-Newman University Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. Jefferson City, TN More than 4 years: 15

Registered Nurses Schools in Tennessee

110 Tennessee
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Clarksville, TN
4 years: 148
More than 4 years: 54
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Clarksville, TN
Less than one year: 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Memphis, TN
4 years: 136
Nursing Practice.
Memphis, TN
More than 4 years: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Nashville, TN
4 years: 204
More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 31
Nursing Practice.
Nashville, TN
More than 4 years: 11
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Mckenzie, TN
4 years: 23
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Jefferson City, TN
4 years: 52
Nursing Administration.
Jefferson City, TN
2 years: 0
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Jefferson City, TN
More than 4 years: 15

Registered Nurses Jobs in Tennessee.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Acute Rehab Nurse (RN) - PRN HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Hermitage, Tennessee 10/22/2021 No
Advanced Practice Clinician Vanderbilt University Medical Center Springfield, Tennessee 10/22/2021 Yes
Certified Pharmacy Technician Walgreens MEMPHIS, Tennessee 10/22/2021 Yes
Certified Pharmacy Technician Walgreens LAWRENCEBURG, Tennessee 10/22/2021 Yes
Certified Pharmacy Technician Walgreens MEMPHIS, Tennessee 10/22/2021 Yes
Charge Nurse - RN Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther Oak Ridge, Tennessee 10/22/2021 No
Clin Nurse I Covenant Health Knoxville, Tennessee 10/21/2021 No
Clin Nurse II Covenant Health Knoxville, Tennessee 10/21/2021 No
Clin Nurse II Covenant Health Knoxville, Tennessee 10/21/2021 No
Clin Nurse II Covenant Health Knoxville, Tennessee 10/21/2021 No

Registered Nurses Jobs in Tennessee.

130 Tennessee
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
Hermitage, Tennessee
10/22/2021
No
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Springfield, Tennessee
10/22/2021
Yes
Walgreens
MEMPHIS, Tennessee
10/22/2021
Yes
Walgreens
LAWRENCEBURG, Tennessee
10/22/2021
Yes
Walgreens
MEMPHIS, Tennessee
10/22/2021
Yes
Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
10/22/2021
No
Covenant Health
Knoxville, Tennessee
10/21/2021
No
Covenant Health
Knoxville, Tennessee
10/21/2021
No
Covenant Health
Knoxville, Tennessee
10/21/2021
No
Covenant Health
Knoxville, Tennessee
10/21/2021
No

Registered Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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