Tennessee 6th best state for jobs

Published: Nov. 6, 2018 at 8:08 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - With employers expecting to have hired 4 percent more graduates from the Class of 2018 than in the previous year, the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Jobs.

To ease the process of finding employment for job seekers, WalletHub compared the 50 states in 29 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality. The categories range from employment growth to median annual income to average commute time.

Finding a Job in Tennessee (1=Best; 25=Avg.)

  • 18th –  Job Opportunities
  • 3rd –  Employment Growth
  • 7th –  Monthly Average Starting Salary
  • 16th  – Unemployment Rate
  • 30th  – Avg. Commute Time (in Minutes)
  • 10th  – Job Satisfaction

To read the full report and see where other Mid-South states rank, click here.

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