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Wages and Benefits

The Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) at Middle Tennessee State University conducted a wage and benefit survey in Middle Tennessee between February 1 and March 29, 2021. The purpose of the research is to provide local economic development officials and human resource managers a clear understanding of the compensation structure of key occupations in the region.

Click here to view a summary of the Rutherford County results.  

For more information on how to participate in the next survey, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Senior Vice President of Economic Development.

This survey was sponsored by USDA Rural Development, Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association (MTIDA), Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development and TVA Economic Development, with support of regional partners – Middle Tennessee Regional Workforce Boards, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Nashville Regional Council, South Central Tennessee Development District, Upper Cumberland Development District, Tennessee Central Economic Authority, The Highlands Economic Partnership, and Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry.