Labor & Workforce

Approximately 40% of the state's estimated population of 6.9 million resides in the Middle Tennessee area. Tullahoma-Manchester Micropolitan Statistical Area unemployment rate is 3.3% as of May 2023. National Aerospace Solutions employs over 2,000 people. Other large notable employers include:

  • Cubic Corporation
  • Ascend Federal Credit Union
  • Jacobs, an engineering firm with a national presence
  • JSP
  • MicroCraft
  • Schmiede Corporation

With a population of over 25% of the residents holding a Bachelor's degree or higher, Tullahoma offers a well-educated and skilled workforce.

The aerospace sector enjoys strong support from public and private organizations that are dedicated to advancing the industry locally. Additionally, community education institutions develop programs specifically geared toward enhancing the quality of the workforce available to aviation and aerospace businesses.