Tennessee is well known for its music, and technical and trade school students in every field may enjoy the nightlife in Nashville and Memphis. But Tennessee also offers a range of career opportunities for its trade school graduates.
Nashville will appeal to trade school students in tourism-related fields: travel, culinary, and retail occupations such as jewelry-making, fashion design, and more. According to Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the city's largest industry is healthcare as Nashville is home to more than 250 healthcare companies which together create about 94,000 jobs. Middle Tennessee is automobile manufacturing country. Nissan North America's corporate headquarters and major manufacturing operations are located in and around Nashville.
Memphis, Tennessee attracts technical and trade school graduates in manufacturing, computers, and business. The city won honors as one of Inc. magazine's top eight metro areas for starting a business, which makes sense as Memphis featured the highest rate of high tech start-ups among the nation's 60 largest metro areas for the past three years.