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.
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.