Tennessee Quarterly Workforce Report Q2 2016

Online job ads for advanced manufacturing jobs related to lightweighting in Tennessee were down 9% to 10,107 in Q2 2016, compared to 11,077 in Q1 2016. This level of online job postings was 1% lower than the 10,236 postings in Q2 2015, a year ago. Meanwhile, 2016 marked the sixth consecutive year of employment growth for lightweighting-related jobs in Tennessee. In 2013, less than 344,000 workers were employed in lightweighting-related advanced manufacturing jobs, and in 2016, employment reached nearly 418,000, a 21% increase.