Job hunting? 19.5k jobs in Birmingham-Hoover are available right now


March Spring9 Job hunting? 19.5k jobs in Birmingham-Hoover are available right now
You could snag a job in downtown Birmingham. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Are you on the hunt for a new job? Job-seekers, with over 19.5k jobs available in the Greater Birmingham area, we have good news for you. We did the work for you and have top jobs and employers within 25 miles of Birmingham, so keep reading for all the details.

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Alabama’s unemployment rate just keeps on getting lower

Alabama hit a record low unemployment rate of 2.7% in May 2022 according to the Alabama Department of Labor. With a rate like that, we think Bama’s the right place to be in.

There are 5 jobs in Birmingham per available candidate

With 3,854 candidates for 19,563 jobs in Birmingham-Hoover, according to AlabamaWorks!, that means there’s 5.07 jobs per person looking. We like those chances.

5 out of the top 10 employeers in Birmingham-Hoover are in healthcare

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Children’s of Alabama is one of the many hospitals in The Magic City that needs you. (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

In healthcare? Birmingham needs you right now. Other opportunities include retail, including new Verizon retail jobs across the country.

According to, these are currently the 10 employers with the most job openings in the Greater Birmingham area:  

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,365
  • UAB Medicine: 728
  • Dollar General: 337
  • Soliant: 337
  • Children’s of Alabama: 317
  • Deloitte: 295
  • Grandview Medical Center: 275
  • Ascension: 267
  • Hibbett: 228

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