Tennessee Quarterly Workforce Report Q4 2016

Online job ads for advanced manufacturing jobs related to lightweighting in Tennessee decreased by 15% to 9,237 from Q3 to Q4 2016. While this was the quarter with the lowest postings in 2016, it remains above posting levels in Q1 2015. 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.