Tennessee Technical Schools

Located in the Southeastern United States and bordered by eight other states including Georgia, North and South Carolina, Kentucky, and Virginia, Tennessee's largest cities are Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga. Textiles, cattle, and electrical power are top industries in the state. A number of technical and vocational schools such as the popular Tennessee Technological University are located in Tennessee. The abundance of technical schools give students ample opportunity to further their vocational education and learn a highly skilled trade.

Career Opportunities in Tennessee

A number of notable employers are headquartered in Tennessee, including Fortune 500 companies like International Paper, Vanguard Health Systems, FedEx, Eastman Chemical, and HCA Holdings. Salary expectations for technical trades are reasonable in the state of Tennessee. Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers earn an average of over $49,000 each year. Medical equipment repairers earn more than $42,000 each year on average. In the energy sector, power plant operators earn an average yearly salary of over $67,000 (BLS). With so many educational institutions from which to choose and an economy that is so heavily based on technical sectors like the textile and electrical energy industries, Tennessee is an excellent place to get a technical education and the hands-on experience that is useful in growing and furthering a career as a technician.

Regardless where a future job seeker intends to live and work, furthering his or her education is a critical component in successfully building a career. Obtaining advanced certifications in today's job market allows candidates to be more competitive, and job seekers are able to have skills and credentials that are marketable to employers in various cities. Marketability and mobility are monumental in expanding a job seekers employment prospects.


Technical Schools Guide makes finding the right Tennessee Technical Schools simple. We list both large and small Technical Colleges throughout the United States. Whether you are planning on attending a 2-year college, 4-year college, vocational college, purely technical college, or just single college courses, the listings above should contain each type of trade school, college, or university. Financial aid is available for many of these colleges but visitors will need to contact each school directly to get assistance. Technical Schools Guide does not maintain specific course, tuition, application, accredation or records of information on specific schools. All inquiries should be made directly with such schools. All information contained above is believed to be accurate and reputable. If a discrepancy is found, please contact the Technical Schools Guide staff by clicking on the "contact us" link below. We are also able to update college information and locations through this contact address. Featured listings on Technical Schools Guide are generally for-profit school listings. These listings help pay for bandwidth and maintenance of the Technical Schools Guide site. Thanks for visiting Technical Schools Guide and good luck in your Tennessee Technical school experience!

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