Employment & Tax Impact

Tennessee Jobs & Tax Base Supported by Transportation Infrastructure Investment Investments in Tennessee’s transportation infrastructure supports…

71,589 full time jobs in the state—more than 50% non-construction related.  These Tennessee residents earn $2.6 billion annually and contribute $468 million in local, state, and federal taxes.

1,355,812 full time jobs in the state in key industries like tourism, trucking, retail sales, agriculture and manufacturing are completely dependent on the state’s transportation infrastructure network.  These Tennessee residents earn $51 billion annually and contribute $9.3 billion in state taxes.