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Sales: Career and Education Opportunities in Tennessee

Sales: Sales professionals implement and coordinate directed sales initiatives aimed at increasing sales and profitability. Some of these workers interact directly with the customers and other sales workers handle infrastructure and marketing strategies.

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Tennessee has a population of 6,296,254, which has grown by 10.67% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Volunteer State," its capital is Nashville, though its largest city is Memphis. In 2008, there were a total of 3,759,569 jobs in Tennessee. The average annual income was $34,833 in 2008, up from $34,156 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Tennessee was 10.5% in 2009, which has grown by 3.8% since the previous year. Roughly 19.6% of Tennessee residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Tennessee include bakeries manufacturing, bread product manufacturing, and commercial bakeries. Notable tourist destinations include the Mississippi River Museum, the Magevney House, and the National Civil Rights Museum.


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