Job-seekers: There are 24k jobs in the Greater Birmingham Area right now


Downtown Birmingham
Do you want to work in downtown Birmingham? (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Birmingham, it’s a happy Monday because there are over 24k job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area, according to Keep reading to learn what Birmingham businesses have the most jobs and how you can check out our featured job listings.

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A low unemployment rate for Alabama

Morris Avenue
Bham may have your dream job. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Alabama has had yet another month with a low unemployment rate. According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had a low unemployment rate of 2.6% in July 2022—0.9% lower than the country’s rate.

There are 6 jobs in Jefferson County per available candidate

According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,849 candidates for 24,216 open jobs in Jefferson County. That means there are 6.29 jobs per person looking.

5 of the top 10 employers in the Birmingham-Hoover area are in healthcare

Birmingham skyline
The best office views. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

If you are a healthcare worker, Birmingham still needs you. Other opportunities include education and retail.

These are the current 10 employers with the most job openings in the Birmingham-Hoover area, according to  

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,361
  • UAB Medicine: 815
  • Tenet Healthcare: 432
  • Encompass Health: 390
  • Dollar General: 331
  • Children’s of Alabama: 328
  • Grandview Medical Center: 321
  • Hibbett Sports: 222
  • PwC: 205
  • Deloitte: 202

Bham, 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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