Work Strong

Want to get hired? You’ve come to the right place.

There are plenty of great jobs in Clarksville-Montgomery County, with top manufacturers and employers like LG, Bridgestone, Florim USA, Hankook/AtlasBX, and Google all well-established and continually expanding their workforce.

Want to go higher? This is also the right place, because our great jobs come turbocharged with something more—the revved-up support of a robust economy generating $5 billion in capital investment and more than 7,500 jobs since 2000, making Clarksville a national leader in job growth. With a population of over 200,000 and a population growth of 24% over the last decade, we are the largest city in our four-county metropolitan statistical area (MSA), which is the second-fastest growing MSA in the nation.

We are growing, and we are thriving, with median household incomes higher than the state average. And that’s one reason people are flocking here, especially young people—our average age is 30. Our economy is empowered by global diversity, with more than 26 different nationalities represented here.  

What does this mean for you? It means greater financial security and more abundant opportunities, with low- and no-cost educational resources at the ready to help you seize those opportunities. And consider Clarksville’s low cost of living, with housing costs just 82% of the national average. Combined with higher average pay, this could mean an immediate and lasting upgrade in your family’s standard of living.

Think about it. A community where you and your family can plan and enjoy the life you’ve always wanted. Isn’t that where you belong? Get hired and go higher in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

“#6 CITY
Where Millennials Are Moving for Bigger Paychecks”
—Time 2014

“Top City for
Millennials”
—Money Magazine 2014

“#19 in the U.S.
for Job Growth”
—Wall Street Journal/MSN 2016

“#7 City Where Millennials
Are Buying Homes”
—Smart Asset, 2016



The skills to go higher, without tuition costs dragging you down:

Part of the ground-breaking Tennessee Promise initiative providing tuition-free community or technical college for all, TN Reconnects focuses solely on adults seeking to increase skills or complete a degree or certification. Resources for veterans are equally strategic, encompassing apprenticeships and OJT.

Low cost of living that pumps up paychecks

In Clarksville, great jobs mean great pay—and great pay goes even further in our low-cost area. Sperling’s Best Places rates Clarksville’s overall cost of living at 8% below the national average, while housing costs are a budget-boosting 18.2% below the national average. Pick out your dream home here in Clarksville and know that in Asheville, NC, your dream would cost 78% more; in Nashville it would set you back 63.8% more; and in Farmington, MI, you’d need to budget 39.5% more to get a similar piece of real estate.

Less taxing. More relaxing.

Paychecks are also fatter in a state with zero personal income tax. And Clarksville also gives you breathing room in your entertainment budget, too, with the clear, fresh air of outdoor family fun and four-seasons recreation at 34 city parks offering free events year-round. Plus, Clarksville sits in the midst of a natural paradise, where state parks and natural areas provide vacation style recreation right in your backyard. Truly a breath of fresh air.

No skimping on the future:  

It isn’t just your money that goes further. Your children can reach for their dreams at outstanding public schools where the graduation rates are at the top of the state, while dual-credit high school/college courses and local community and technical college programs put higher education on the horizon for every working family.