If a job can be done remotely, looks like Knoxville employers are going to have a hard time getting/keeping employees.

According to a May 2021 set, made available on June 15, workers in the Knoxville area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.70, which is about 15% below the national average of $28.01. This is reflected in 21 of the 22 major occupational groups.

Report: Knoxville workers make 15% below in earnings nationwide

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid/TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding. (Source)

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