The job market in Nashville has been consistently strong.
Nashville is a huge health care hub. Employers like Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Hospital Corporation of American (HCA), Community Health Systems (CHS) and Saint Thomas Health employ thousands of residents. Smaller healthcare startups have taken root here too, including business accelerator programs like the Jumpstart Foundry and Dose Healthcare, shepherding the growth.
Major employers in the Nashville area include Nissan North America, Vanderbilt University, Randstad, Asurion and The Kroger Co. The Nashville region has been growing steadily over the past decade and is expected to continue to do so over the next several decades, according to estimates from local economic planning boards.
Nashville also has a fast growing and tenacious entrepreneurial streak. Nashville is home to a large number of small businesses. Armed with a strong job market, residents who call Nashville home experience a low rate of unemployment.
Overall, the quality of life, entertainment options, food choices and recreation far outweigh any negatives, making Nashville an excellent place to call home.