Top Industries

Automotive-related production accounts for one in three Tennessee manufacturing jobs, employing more than 105,000 people. 

Tennessee has developed an emerging energy technology sector. Coupled with its strengths in advanced manufacturing technologies, the state has become a leader in energy research and renewable...

The motion picture and television industry is responsible for 11,770 direct jobs and $485.3 million in wages in Tennessee.

Health care, biotechnology and life sciences are top industries in Tennessee, which has a global reputation as a center of excellence in medical research, delivery and manufacturing. 

 Manufacturing is a major employment sector in Tennessee, accounting for more than 360,000 jobs.

More than 800 chemical- and plastics-related businesses operate in Tennessee, providing employment for more than 52,000 workers

Tennessee is home base for global logistics giant FedEx and strategically positioned for access to major U.S. markets, 75 percent of which are within a day's drive of the state.