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 Indeed.com. 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
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
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 Indeed.com:
- 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