Job-seekers: There are 25k jobs in the Birmingham-Hoover Area today


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Birmingham is booming with opportunities. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

It’s time to refresh your resume because the Greater Birmingham Area has almost 25k openings, according to If you’re interested in scoring your dream job, keep reading to learn about the top employers and our featured job listings.

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Alabama still has a low unemployment rate

According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had a low unemployment rate of 2.6% in June 2022.

There are 6 jobs in Birmingham per available candidate

According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,849 candidates for 24,855 jobs in Jefferson County. That means there are 6.46 jobs per person looking.

5 out of the top 10 employers in the Greater Birmingham Area are in healthcare

St Vincent Hospital
Healthcare workers, Birmingham needs YOU. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Once again, this is another great month to find a job if you are a healthcare worker. Other opportunities include education, finance and retail.

According to, these are the current 10 employers with the most openings in the Birmingham-Hoover area:  

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,348
  • UAB Medicine: 701
  • Encompass Health: 486
  • Dollar General: 336
  • Grandview Medical Center: 322
  • Children’s of Alabama: 317
  • Deloitte: 274
  • Hibbett: 224
  • TotalMed: 219

Birmingham, check out our job listings if you’re looking for a new one. Employers can post jobs here.

Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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