Nashville Jobs

  • Medical Receptionist

    Tennessee Maternal Fetal Medicine - Nashville, TN

    POSITION SUMMARY: Multitasked position involving frequent contact with referring physicians and patients. Responsible for greeting, scheduling, registration, collection of patient...

    from Tennessee Maternal Fetal Medicine - 12 days ago
  • OB/GYN Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Nashville, TN

    OB/GYN Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way.

    from U.S. Air Force - 14 hours ago
  • Supply Chain Analyst

    Tenet Healthcare - Nashville, TN


    from Tenet Healthcare - 3 days ago
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Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is the capital and the second most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee, after Memphis. It is located on the Cumberland River in Davidson County, in the north-central part of the state. Nashville is a major hub for the health care, music, publishing, and transportation industries. Nashville has a consolidated city-county government which includes seven smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. The population of Nashville-Davidson County stood at 607,413 as of 2005, making it the largest and fastest-growing metropolitan area in the state.

Nashville Economy

As the "home of country music", Nashville has become a major music recording and production center. All of the Big Four record labels, as well as numerous independent labels, have offices in Nashville, mostly in the Music Row area. Since the 1960s, Nashville has been the second biggest music production center in the U.S. As of 2006, Nashville's music industry is estimated to have a total economic impact of $6.4 billion per year and to contribute 19,000 jobs to the Nashville area. In 2009, the Signature Tower will be built in Downtown Nashville. Standing at more than 1,000 feet above the ground, it'll be the largest skyscraper out of either Chicago or New York City and among the top 20 tallest buildings in the world. Although Nashville is renowned as a music recording center and tourist destination, its largest industry is actually health care. Nashville is home to more than 250 health care companies, including Hospital Corporation of America, the largest private operator of...more

Nashville Careers

Among the most common occupations in Nashville are Management, professional, and related occupations, 35%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 13%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Nashville, Tennessee work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Nashville Industries

The leading industries in Nashville, Tennessee are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Retail trade, 10%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Nashville job listings indicate that the following industries in Nashville are hiring the most workers:

Nashville Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Nashville, Tennessee is $30,386, and the median income of households in Nashville was $39,232.

Average Salaries in Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN


According to our Nashville Trends data, the number of Nashville, Tennessee jobs has increased by 19% since September 2013.
Nashville job trends

Nashville Employment Statistics

Population of Nashville
Total population 545,524
Male 48.41%
Female 51.59%
Median age 33.9
Nashville Housing
Owner-occupied homes 54.5%
Median cost of a home $113,300
Median mortgage payment $717
Renter-occupied homes 45.5%
Vacant housing 6.2%
Median monthly rent $614
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,114
Median for all female full-time $27,659
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 46%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 13%
White 67%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 2%
Other 3%
Nashville Commute
Carpool 13.5%
Public transportation 1.8%
Average travel time 23 minutes