Job-seekers: Check out more than 23K job openings in the Birmingham Area


We’ve spotted Birmingham jobs you’ll want to apply for. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Looking to make a career move? Now’s the perfect time because the Greater Birmingham Area has over 23K job openings right now, according to From strategic planning analyst to a nurse, read on to learn more about Birmingham’s job market and the companies hiring.

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We spy a low unemployment rate

According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.6% in August. That’s 1.1% lower than the national unemployment rate!

There are 7 jobs in the Greater Birmingham Area per available candidate

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Who wouldn’t want to work in downtown Birmingham? (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

It looks like you have a good shot at getting your dream job. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,565 candidates for 23,173 open positions in Birmingham-Hoover.

5 of the top 10 employers in Jefferson County are in healthcare

Children's Hospital
Have you ever wanted to work at Children’s Hospital? Now’s your chance. (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

Healthcare workers, Birmingham still needs you to apply for one of its many open positions at our local hospitals. Other job opportunities include education, retail and finance.

Here are the 10 employers in Birmingham with the most job openings, according to

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,188
  • UAB Medicine: 739
  • Tenet Healthcare: 418
  • Children’s of Alabama: 339
  • Grandview Medical Center: 327
  • Ascension: 282
  • Hibbett Sports: 224
  • Dollar General: 214
  • Deloitte: 208
  • Regions Financial: 160

Birmingham, check out our job listings to find your dream job. Employers can post jobs here.

Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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