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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Nashville, Tennessee Metro Area

MSA: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN
counties: Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson
Population (2016 estimate): 1.9 million
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 950,000
Average Earnings (2016): $44,240

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 60,160 65.9 1.3 $81,830
Business and Financial Operations 45,310 49.7 1.0 $59,180
IT and Mathematical 23,290 25.5 0.9 $71,200
Architecture and Engineering 12,540 13.7 0.8 $69,310
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 4,380 4.8 0.6 $53,750
Community and Social Services 9,140 10.0 0.7 $38,900
Legal and Judicial 5,340 5.8 0.8 $74,670
Education, Training, and Library 44,230 48.5 0.8 $45,850
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 13,660 15.0 1.1 $43,810
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 57,780 63.3 1.1 $55,560
Healthcare Support 21,740 23.8 0.8 $26,490
Protective Services 19,450 21.3 0.9 $32,400
Food Preparation and Serving Related 85,640 93.9 1.0 $19,280
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 23,570 25.8 0.8 $23,890
Personal Care and Services 21,970 24.1 0.8 $20,820
Sales and Related 91,760 100.6 1.0 $27,380
Office and Administrative Support 156,370 171.4 1.1 $33,790
Construction and Extraction 28,060 30.8 0.8 $37,910
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 39,250 43.0 1.1 $44,050
Production 70,630 77.4 1.2 $32,590
Transportation and Material Moving 77,710 85.2 1.2 $30,410

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