International companies in Tennessee employ 198,700 U.S. workers. Approximately 93,400 of those jobs are in the manufacturing sector. With 839 international companies in the Volunteer State, global investment grows Tennessee's economy. Discover how global investment is growing Tennessee's economy and providing high-quality jobs in local communities.

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198,700 Workers

in Tennessee are employed as a result of global investment - an increase of 46.6 percent since 2013.

93,400 Mfg Workers

in Tennessee - 47.0 percent of all FDI jobs in the state - are in the manufacturing sector.

Japan, United Kingdom, and Germany

support the largest number of jobs in Tennessee among all international employers.

839 Global Employers

have operations in Tennessee.

From 2013 to 2018, Tennessee's FDI employment
While the state's overall private-sector employment