Helping Health Care Advance

No matter our age or ability, we all need reliable and high-quality medical care.

In Rutherford County, TN, a range of health care workers, allied professionals and companies, are responsible for ensuring our community has access to essential health care services.

From medical equipment manufacturing, pharmaceutical compounding, direct patient care, research and innovation, and inventory management - a career in health care can give you opportunities to start, grow, and prosper in Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne and Eagleville.

In-demand Industries
Rutherford County Health Care Jobs Snapshot

Registered Nurses

Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree

1,300 Current Annual Openings


Nursing Assistants

Trade Certificate or Associate’s Degree

1,235 Current Annual Openings


Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Trade Certificate or Associate’s Degree

650 Current Annual Openings


Medical Assistants

Trade Certificate or Associate’s Degree

645 Current Annual Openings


Physical Therapist Assistants

Trade Certificate or Associate’s Degree

130 Current Annual Openings


Physical Therapists

Master’s or Doctorate Degree

150 Current Annual Openings


Nurse Practitioners

Master’s or Doctorate Degree

145 Current Annual Openings



Master’s or Doctorate Degree

200 Current Annual Openings


Creating a Thriving Health Care Career

The health care landscape continues to flourish in Middle Tennessee, and it takes a large, collaborative team of people to make that happen.

The health care industry offers a multitude of career opportunities spanning from direct patient care to back-office jobs. If you want to make a difference in your local community, you can find health care companies spanning across the sector in areas such as therapeutic services, nutrition, nursing, billing and more.

The soft and technical skills that will make you attractive to health care recruiters include interpersonal skills, attention to detail, problem-solving, mathematical proficiency, patient safety and physical stamina. Our high schools, technical, community, and four-year colleges can prepare you with the skills needed to land a high-demand job in this sector.


of Rutherford County, TN jobs are in Health Care


people are employed in the Health Care Industry


Health Care Companies are located in Rutherford County, TN

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