Planning on moving to Clarksville, Tennessee? Unless you're being relocated there by your scientific research and experimental development company, you're probably wondering what sort of jobs you can expect to find there. Before you jump into a move right away, take a look at these hypothetical people and their hypothetical jobs, one of which could be you. (These examples are based on actual Clarksville employment statistics).
Elena is the sales manager at Jostens, a printing and publishing company. About 14% of the women in Clarksville work in an office, filling jobs from supervisor to secretary. Currently she's commissioning an online brochure template that will show off her company's product to clients. She works long hours but she doesn't mind because there's room for advancement.
Fred is a laborer at Vulcan rubber factory in Clarksville. 8% of men in his town also work in factories. Fred's job is to inspect the tires for defects when they come out of the press. In exchange, he gets health and dental insurance and enough money to afford the good quality hand garden tools he likes.
Fatima is the assistant manager at a bridal boutique in the Clarksville mall. 7% of the female workforce works in stores like hers as cashiers, assistants, and managers. With her experience doing wedding catering in Burlington, she was able to get a supervisory position right away, which comes with a salary rather than an hourly wage.
Joe is one of the 6% of men in his town who is a truck driver. He works for a local transport company in Clarksville driving a small transfer truck. His job is to take the plumbing fixtures made at the American Standard factory and deliver them to Nashville International Airport where they'll be put on a plane bound for Europe.
Jane is one of the 6% of Clarksville women who work in education. She's a first grade teacher at Barkers Mill Elementary school. She drives to school every day at 8am and spends all day instructing students in reading, writing, and art. She comes home at 3pm and has her weekends and summers off.
Jose is an electrician. He's one of the 5% of men in maintenance and repair jobs in Clarksville. Since he owns his own business, he knows how to balance books and deal with a commercial mortgage broker as well as wire electrical sockets. He's on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but as long as he works hard his business does well.