Job Training for Tennessee

Tennessee Job Training
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Tennessee presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Tennessee Economic Overview

In 2016, Tennessee Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 18th with over $328 billion and ranked 38th with a per capita GDP over $43,000. For June 2017, Tennessee had an employed workforce of over 3 million and an unemployment rate of 3.6%. For 2016, Tennessee ranked 5th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Tennessee’s rank on this measure has fallen from 32ndth to 37th.

Tennessee Income Per PersonTennessee Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Tennessee, including the following major cities:

  • Tennessee Locations for Job TrainingChattanooga
  • Clarksville
  • Cleveland
  • Jackson
  • Johnson City
  • Kingsport
  • Knoxville
  • Memphis
  • Morristown
  • Nashville

Tennessee Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Tennessee industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Tennessee economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Tennessee Sector Sizes

Tennessee OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large are the Mining, Logging, and Construction supersector, the Manufacturing supersector, and the Trade, Transportation and Utilities supersector.

Mining, Logging, and Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Mining, Logging, and Construction is the top supersector in Tennessee, relative to the nation, with over with over 125,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Lee Company
  • Broadway Electric Service Corporation
  • Stanley Jones Investment Corporation
  • Painter Ready Franchise Group East, L.L.C.
  • Frucon Construction Corp.
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is one of the top supersectors in Tennessee, relative to the nation, with over 346,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • McKee Foods Corporation
  • Thomas & Betts International, Inc.
  • Quanta Service Nashville, LLC
  • Samsonite, LLC

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Trade, transportation, and utilities is the top industry in Tennessee, with over 625,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Nissan North America, Inc.
  • Truckpro Holding Corporation
  • QCH Nashville, LLC
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc.

Tennessee Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Tennessee Sector Growth

Only the Mining, Logging, and Construction supersector exceeds the national growth in this supersector by more than 2%.

Mining, Logging, and Construction. This supersector is the union of the Mining and Logging supersector with the Construction supersector.

Mining, Logging, and Construction is the top growth industries in Tennessee, relative to the rest of America, with over 125,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Mining, Logging, and Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 6.4% compared to the national average of 2%.

Tennessee Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Tennessee occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Tennessee Job Opportunities

Tennessee Job Training Providers

Tennessee has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Tennessee Training. See OJT trainers in Tennessee for additional training providers.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Tennessee. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Tennessee, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

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