Tennessee Quarterly Workforce Report Q3 2016

Online job ads for advanced manufacturing jobs related to lightweighting in Tennessee were up 8% to 10,868 in Q3 2016, compared to 10,107 in Q2 2016. This level of online job postings was 14% lower than the 12,640 postings in Q3 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.