Nashville, TN Top Employers

April 29, 2011 at 10:57 am EST

PHOTO CREDIT: Jeffrey S. Otto

Nashville is known for its entertainment industry, but job-seekers might be surprised to discover that Nashville is home to a wide range of businesses and industries. Ranked 13th in the nation for first-time job success, Nashville is the place to make it big. Here is a list of the Nashville area's top employers:

Vanderbilt University & VU Medical Center

State of Tennessee

U.S. Government

Metro Nashville – Davidson County Public Schools

St. Thomas Health Services

Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

Nissan North America Inc.


Gaylord Entertainment


Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.

Sumner County Government and Public Schools

Williamson County Government and Public Schools

Rutherford County Board of Education and County Government

Dell Inc.

Shoney's Restaurant Co.

Randstad Work Solutions

The Kroger Company


Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

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