America’s Top State for Talent

Ranked No. 3 in the U.S. for Workforce and No. 2 for Education by CNBC, Virginia is home to almost 350,000 workers in advanced materials and related occupations. Companies operating in Virginia can reap the potential gains – lower health care costs and higher productivity – of one of the healthiest workforces in the Southeast. Virginia is home to excellent K-12 schools – No. 1 in the South and No. 4 in the U.S., according to WalletHub – and the No. 1 higher education system in the U.S., according to SmartAsset.