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Clarksville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Clarksville, Tennessee Area

Clarksville's major economic elements are the Fort Campbell Army Post, Austin Peay State University, a strong manufacturing industry and a growing hospitality sector. Manufacturing of heating and air conditioning units and printing are important industries. The growing, processing and marketing of tobacco also contributes to the economy. Fort Campbell, situated near the city is the state's largest employer.

Clarksville was named a top 20 best performing city in a list of the nation's 200 largest metros by the Milken Institute. Clarksville has been named as one of the South's top 10 places which includes plenty of talented labor by Southern Business & Development. Business Development Outlook named Clarksville as the 4th best place for affordable living.

Clarksville's major industrial employers:

  • Florim USA
  • Jostens
  • Quebecor
  • American Standard
  • Robert Bosch Corporation
  • Trane
  • Bridgestone Metalpha USA
  • Letica Corporation
  • Whiston Lumber Company
  • SPX Corporation
  • Precision Printing & Packaging
  • Vulcan Corporation
  • Smithfield Manufacturing Inc
  • Averitt Hardwoods International
  • Hemlock Semiconductor LLC (HSC)
  • Premiumware, Inc
  • Print Xcel
  • Starteck USA
  • UCAR Carbon Corporation
  • Clarksville Foundry

In Clarksville some of the most popular jobs where the majority of the employees have college degrees are teachers, registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, education administrators, computer systems analysts, financial managers, educational, vocational and school counselors; and pharmacists.

The significant employment segments in Clarksville are shown below:

  • Healthcare
  • Educational Services
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Construction
  • Government

Facts about Clarksville, Tennessee: Estimated median household income in 2007: $48,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 80.7. Adult population that achieved a bachelor's degree or better: 20%.

Some of the useful organizations for local businesses are:

The Leaf Chronicle offers current news about the local business community and economy.

Jobs in Clarksville

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations83970$38,910$18.71100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations13860$31,490$15.1414.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations9340$20,310$9.778.55
4Production Occupations9280$36,600$17.595.7
5Sales and Related Occupations9070$30,180$14.519.9
6Education, Training, and Library Occupations6030$51,390$24.716.05
7Transportation and Material Moving Occupations5740$31,610$15.26.55
8Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4740$62,880$30.235.8
9Management Occupations3850$82,720$39.776.15
10Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations3840$44,210$21.253.8
11Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers3800$34,430$16.550
12Retail Salespersons3110$27,070$13.012.85
13Cashiers2920$19,010$9.142.2
14Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food2840$17,820$8.572.3
15Business and Financial Operations Occupations2720$59,740$28.725.25
16Customer Service Representatives2590$25,900$12.451.75
17Healthcare Support Occupations2540$31,520$15.153
18Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations2530$25,710$12.363.65
19Personal Care and Service Occupations2520$23,090$11.14.3
20Construction and Extraction Occupations1980$40,360$19.44.45
21Waiters and Waitresses1860$19,490$9.371.7
22Stock Clerks and Order Fillers1720$25,550$12.281.3
23Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1660$28,350$13.631.7
24Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1490$30,460$14.641.5
25Office Clerks, General1440$32,220$15.491.9
26Community and Social Service Occupations1320$42,300$20.341.65
27Registered Nurses1300$60,310$28.991.95
28First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1200$37,940$18.241
29Nursing Assistants1110$27,550$13.251
30First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1050$45,590$21.920.95
31Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1050$24,400$11.731.55
32Computer and Mathematical Occupations990$67,250$32.332.9
33General and Operations Managers980$81,230$39.051.5
34Maintenance and Repair Workers, General970$38,070$18.30.9
35Cooks, Fast Food960$18,700$8.990.3
36Personal Care Aides870$20,700$9.951.5
37Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers830$36,170$17.391.2
38Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks820$35,520$17.081.05
39Architecture and Engineering Occupations800$75,470$36.291.7
40First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers780$27,320$13.130.6
41Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners740$20,690$9.950.9
42Receptionists and Information Clerks740$23,980$11.530.7
43Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses710$39,920$19.190.5
44Childcare Workers680$18,800$9.040.8
45First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers670$58,880$28.310.4
46Cooks, Restaurant650$22,210$10.680.8
47Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers610$29,370$14.120.6
48Bus Drivers, School or Special Client600$33,100$15.910.3
49Business Operations Specialists, All Other580$63,570$30.560.7
50Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations540$39,020$18.761.8
51Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products530$57,270$27.530.9
52Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers490$39,120$18.810.3
53Education Administrators, All Other450$80,350$38.630
54Child, Family, and School Social Workers420$40,060$19.260.2
55Tellers420$27,140$13.050.3
56Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics410$44,700$21.490.5
57Driver/Sales Workers400$22,050$10.60.3
58Food Preparation Workers390$19,370$9.310.6
59Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop380$20,610$9.910.3
60Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers380$37,560$18.060.3
61Medical Assistants370$31,870$15.320.45
62Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers340$28,130$13.520.8
63Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations340$61,710$29.670.8
64Sales Representatives, Services, All Other340$41,840$20.120.6
65Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders320$34,750$16.710.2
66Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria310$24,080$11.580.3
67Industrial Machinery Mechanics310$47,280$22.730.2
68Pharmacy Technicians310$29,340$14.110.3
69Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers310$44,230$21.260.15
70Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop290$18,000$8.650.3
71Machinists290$43,030$20.690.25
72Dental Assistants280$37,750$18.150.2
73First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors280$55,330$26.60
74Food Service Managers270$44,770$21.520.2
75Construction Laborers260$32,920$15.830.8
76Electricians260$45,790$22.020.4
77Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators260$33,390$16.050.35
78Postal Service Mail Carriers260$50,290$24.180.2
79Accountants and Auditors250$59,500$28.610.9
80Billing and Posting Clerks250$33,620$16.160.3
81Human Resources Specialists250$56,710$27.270.35
82Loan Officers250$59,560$28.640.2
83Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks250$34,610$16.640.4
84Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors240$52,960$25.460.2
85First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers240$56,190$27.020.3
86Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers240$40,310$19.380.2
87Managers, All Other240$68,050$32.720.6
88Medical and Health Services Managers240$85,910$41.310.25
89Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators240$41,650$20.030.2
90Computer Occupations, All Other230$68,640$330.2
91Financial Managers230$100,770$48.450.4
92Information and Record Clerks, All Other230$40,010$19.230.1
93Self-Enrichment Education Teachers230$75,270$36.190.2
94Bartenders210$23,190$11.150.4
95Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics210$31,500$15.140.2
96Healthcare Support Workers, All Other210$39,320$18.90.1
97Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks210$19,120$9.190.2
98Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment200$24,690$11.870.2
99Counter and Rental Clerks200$31,010$14.910.3
100Dental Hygienists200$65,000$31.250.1
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Jobs More Common Near Clarksville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$38,91083,970
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$31,49013,860
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$20,3109,340
Production Occupations$36,6009,280
Sales and Related Occupations$30,1809,070
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$51,3906,030
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$31,6105,740
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$62,8804,740
Management Occupations$82,7203,850
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,2103,840
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$34,4303,800
Retail Salespersons$27,0703,110
Cashiers$19,0102,920
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$17,8202,840
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$59,7402,720
Customer Service Representatives$25,9002,590
Healthcare Support Occupations$31,5202,540
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$25,7102,530
Personal Care and Service Occupations$23,0902,520
Construction and Extraction Occupations$40,3601,980
Waiters and Waitresses$19,4901,860
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,5501,720
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,3501,660
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,4601,490
Office Clerks, General$32,2201,440
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,3001,320
Registered Nurses$60,3101,300
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$37,9401,200
Nursing Assistants$27,5501,110
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$45,5901,050
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$24,4001,050
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$67,250990
General and Operations Managers$81,230980
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,070970
Cooks, Fast Food$18,700960
Personal Care Aides$20,700870
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$36,170830
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,520820
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$75,470800
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,320780
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$20,690740
Receptionists and Information Clerks$23,980740
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$39,920710
Childcare Workers$18,800680
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$58,880670
Cooks, Restaurant$22,210650
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$29,370610
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client$33,100600
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$63,570580
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$39,020540

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Clarksville, Tennessee Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$38,91083,970
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$31,49013,860
Production Occupations$36,6009,280
Sales and Related Occupations$30,1809,070
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$51,3906,030
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$31,6105,740
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$62,8804,740
Management Occupations$82,7203,850
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,2103,840
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$34,4303,800
Retail Salespersons$27,0703,110
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$59,7402,720
Customer Service Representatives$25,9002,590
Healthcare Support Occupations$31,5202,540
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$25,7102,530
Construction and Extraction Occupations$40,3601,980
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,5501,720
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,3501,660
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,4601,490
Office Clerks, General$32,2201,440
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,3001,320
Registered Nurses$60,3101,300
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$37,9401,200
Nursing Assistants$27,5501,110
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$45,5901,050
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$67,250990
General and Operations Managers$81,230980
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,070970
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$36,170830
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,520820
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$75,470800
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,320780
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$39,920710
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$58,880670
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$29,370610
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client$33,100600
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$63,570580
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$39,020540
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$57,270530
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$39,120490
Education Administrators, All Other$80,350450
Child, Family, and School Social Workers$40,060420
Tellers$27,140420
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$44,700410
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$37,560380
Medical Assistants$31,870370
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$28,130340
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$61,710340
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$41,840340
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$34,750320

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