Manufacturing Output and Firms
Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2021)
(Percent share of total gross state product)
Manufacturing Firms in Tennessee (2019)
Manufacturers in Tennessee account for 14.97% of the total output in the state, employing 11.28% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $62.13 billion in 2021. In addition, there were an average of 353,000 manufacturing employees in Tennessee in December 2021, with an average annual compensation of $76,929.93 in 2021.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau
Manufacturers help to drive the Tennessee economy, with $32.91 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2021.
Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau