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Fast Facts for General Managers in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Johnson City, Knoxville and Chattanooga
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Clarksville, Kingsport and Morristown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for General Managers in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Memphis, Chattanooga and Knoxville

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Programs
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Organizational Development and Leadership
  • MA in International Leadership
  • MA in Organizational Development and Leadership
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Programs
  • MS in Management - Leadership
  • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate
  • MS in Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • M.S. in Leadership
  • M.S. in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • M.B.A.: Leadership
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration, MBA - Leadership
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration - Leadership
  • B.S. in Management
  • A.S. in Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • BS Business Studies in Organizational Leadership
  • IMBA - Leadership
  • MBA with concentration in Leadership
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.
Programs
  • Transformational Leadership (EDD)
  • Concordia pursues online learning with the same passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Our online degrees provides the same high academic standards as our on-campus.
  • #1 in M.Ed Degrees awarded by a Non-Profit University with over 8,000 M.Ed degrees that have been awarded to Concordia Online Students (Based on 2013-2014 IPEDS data); #3 MBA Program in Oregon (2015).
  • Your diploma and transcript is exactly the same as what students receive from Concordia’s on-campus program and carries the same value as a traditional degree
  • Concordia offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and awards designed to make the cost of a quality liberal arts education more affordable. Military benefits are available to candidates who qualify.
  • Concordia offers outstanding student-focused support including technical support and student service teams to assist you from initial contact through graduation. 
  • Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Programs
  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Business
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

The University

With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Organizational Leadership
  • Associate of Arts in Business - Business Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Business Management
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More Tennessee General Manager Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Clarksville
Masters
9,094
Nashville
Doctorate & First Professional
4,742
McKenzie
Masters
2,155
Jefferson City
Masters
2,012
Chattanooga
Associate
8,108
Memphis
Masters
1,874
Cleveland
Associate
2,999
Columbia
Associate
4,633
Memphis
Bachelor
1,007
Lebanon
Masters
1,335
Murfreesboro
Associate
560
Dyersburg
Associate
2,568
Johnson City
Doctorate & First Professional
13,119
Nashville
Bachelor
324
Henderson
Masters
2,011
Madisonville
Associate
434
Jackson
Associate
4,380
Bristol
Masters
1,515
Jackson
Bachelor
1,766
Memphis
Bachelor
592
Cleveland
Masters
4,089
Harrogate
Doctorate
3,255
Nashville
Doctorate
2,744
Pulaski
Bachelor
924
Murfreesboro
Doctorate
23,246
Milligan College
Masters
1,006
Tullahoma
Associate
4,113
Nashville
Associate
7,077
Blountville
Associate
5,237
Knoxville
Associate
8,608
Memphis
Masters
1,697
Harriman
Associate
5,404
Collegedale
Masters
2,640
Memphis
Associate
10,617
Nashville
Doctorate
9,065
Cookeville
Doctorate
10,321
Chattanooga
Doctorate
623
Athens
Bachelor
861
Knoxville
Doctorate
29,937
Chattanooga
Doctorate
9,558
Martin
Masters
7,171
Nashville
Doctorate
2,286
Greeneville
Masters
2,605
Jackson
Doctorate
3,235
Memphis
Doctorate & First Professional
20,379
Nashville
Doctorate & First Professional
11,847
Chattanooga
Bachelor
357
Gallatin
Associate
7,065
Morristown
Associate
5,825

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for General Managers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Tennessee. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
General Managers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for General Managers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jackson 800 $82,230
Johnson City 1000 $66,170
Cleveland 490 $81,570
Morristown 630 $75,260
Nashville 15980 $92,600
Davidson 15980 $92,600
Murfreesboro 15980 $92,600
Franklin 15980 $92,600
Knoxville 6100 $91,340

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