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Nashville Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated October 10, 2017

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. As the "home of country music", Nashville has become a major music recording and production center, though its largest industry is health care. Nashville is home to more than 300 health care companies, including Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the world's largest private operator of hospitals.

Wage Growth for Nashville Metro Area, Q3 2017


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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