The workforce and talent in Williamson County is diverse, highly educated, equip with transferable skills and growing.
In Williamson County, 54% of the workforce has a Bachelor’s degree or higher. Over 18% have a Graduate, Professional or Doctorate degree. It shows that education is a priority here. We also outperform the nation and are a leader in the state with a 95% high school graduation rate. Williamson County consistently has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, showing our talented workforce is skilled and very employable. But we also have a full pipeline of talent funneling into the county. With 26 colleges and universities, 6 community colleges and 8 career colleges in the region, it adds up to more than 130,000 students currently enrolled in the Nashville region. A recent study by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce showed that 60% of graduating students remain in the region. Tennessee is also a right to work state.
Unemployment & Labor Force
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2012 Occupational Wages
Business and Financial Operations
Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Life, Physical and Social Science Occupations
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Healthcare Support Services
Sales and Related Occupations
Construction and Extraction Occupations
For complete information regarding occupations earnings and compensation cost trends in the Nashville area please click here Nashville MSA 2012 Wage Survey provided by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce.
Find Existing Talent
To find out more about Middle Tennessee’s workforce characteristics and conditions, check out the 2010 Workforce Study provided by The Nashville Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Nashville Career Advancement Center and the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. For more detailed info, Click Here to review the complete study.
For past labor reports, click here to visit the TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
Other resources to find existing talent:
WorkIT workITnashville.com is the online hub for technology jobs and information about the middle Tennessee region. Create an account to upload your resume or company’s jobs today.
Williamson.Inc Job Board Utilize the Williamson Chamber job board
Workforce Essentials Williamson County has a Career Center through WorkForce Essentials that assists those needing help with their transition into the local workforce.
A few of their services include training, counseling, state of the art resources, support services, and employment opportunities with individually assigned career management specialists.
For more information please visit them at www.workforceessentials.com. Office: Williamson County Career Center 225 Noah Drive, Ste. 360 Franklin, TN 37064 615-790-3311 Fax: 615-790-5520
Relocate Existing Talent
Considering relocating and wondering if your existing employees will be happy here? Or, already know you are relocating a company here? Let us help you. Contact the Economic Development Office to discuss a customized presentation and/or website to your company and employees to ease the transition into Williamson County. Williamson County has a proven record of relocating existing talent.