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Nashville's Largest Employers

Davidson County (Location of Nashville)

State of Tennessee, 20,029
Vanderbilt University and Medical Center, 17,158 (includes full- and part-time employees and clinical staff)
Metro Nashville-Davidson Co. Public Schools, 10,000
HCA, 8,742
Nissan North America Inc., 8,100
Saint Thomas Healthcare Systems, 6,300
GM Spring Hill Manufacturing, 5,700
Bridgestone Americas Holding Inc., 4,900
Gaylord Entertainment, 4,150
Sumner County Government and Public Schools, 4,088

Tennessee's Largest Private Employers

Wal-Mart Associates Inc., 32,000
Federal Express Inc., 30,000
Kroger Limited Partnership Inc., 15,500
Vanderbilt University and Medical Center, 17,881
Eastman Chemical Corp., 11,100
Saint Thomas Healthcare Systems, 10,000
HCA, 9,000
United Parcel Service Inc., 8,600
Saturn Corp., 8,400,
Methodist Health Care Memphis, 7,900,
U.S. Xpress Inc., 7,300,
Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corp. USA, 6,300

Other Midstate Counties Top 5 Employers

Cheatham County

A.O. Smith
Cheatham County schools
Triton Boats
Trnity Marine

Dickson County

Dickson County schools
Tennsco Corp.
Nemak Tennessee (formerly Teksid Aluminum Foundry)
Tennessee Odom's Pride Sausage
Quebecor World

Maury County

General Motors
Maury Regional Hospital
Maury County schools
Tennessee Farm Bureau (insurance company)

Montgomery County

Clarksville-Montgomery County schools
Convergys Corp.
Trane Co.
Gateway Health System

Robertson County

Electrolux Home Products
Robertson County schools
NorthCrest Medical Center

Rutherford County

Nissan Motor Mfg
Rutherford County Schools
Ingram Book Co.

Sumner County

Sumner Count schools
Gap in Gallatin
SRHealth Systems
Federated Department Stores

Williamson County

CoolSprings Galleria mall
Williamson County government and schools
Century II Staffing
Randstad Work Solutions
Primus/Ford Motor Credit

Wilson County

Wilson County schools
Dell Inc.
Cracker Barrel corporate headquarters
Performance Food Group
TRW Automotive

Statistics Found at The Tennessean: FYI Nashville

Sources: Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Cheatham County, Dickson County Chamber of Commerce, Maury County Alliance, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Robertson County Chamber of Commerce, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, Gallatin Chamber of Commerce, Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, Williamson County Franklin Chamber of Commerce, Harris Information Source and calls to selected employers. 

Information updated August. 5, 2008

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