Job-seekers: 22K+ job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area


Downtown Birmingham
Birmingham = the best place to work. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Can you believe it’s the last day of October? Since a new month is on the horizon, it may be the perfect time for you to look for a new job. According to, there are over 22K job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area. Read on to learn where you can find your dream job.

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A low unemployment rate is what we like to hear

Sometimes, less can be better. According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.6% in September. That’s 0.9% lower than the national rate.

There are 6 jobs in Jefferson County per available candidate

Fall Leaves Railroad Park. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now.
Lunch break stroll at Railroad Park? Sounds perfect to me. (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

Are you wondering what your chances are of snagging your dream job? Well, right now there are 3,514 candidates for 22,145 jobs, according to AlabamaWorks!. That seems like a pretty good chance to us.

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

Chrissy, Children's of AL
Looking for a healthcare job? Children’s of Alabama needs you. (Cecilia Wood / Bham Now)

Bham is still on the lookout for talented healthcare workers. Plus, there are opportunities in retail and finance.

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

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,127
  • UAB Medicine: 672
  • Tenet Healthcare: 409
  • Children’s of Alabama: 310
  • Grandview Medical Center: 305
  • Ascension: 283
  • Hibbett Sports: 230
  • Deloitte: 214
  • Dollar General: 189
  • Regions Financial: 150

Check out these local companies that are hiring

Pack Health
Pack Health has an all-star team—you can be part of it. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

From helping patients manage chronic illnesses to keeping our waterways as clean as possible, there are so many jobs that are making a big difference in The Magic City. Here are some Bham businesses with job openings:

Stop by these upcoming job fairs

Looking to network and find a job? Head to one of these upcoming job fairs in Birmingham:

  • Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Job Fair
    • When: Thursday, November 3 | 10AM-2PM
    • Where: Birmingham Career Center, 3216 4th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
    • Why go: Hiring for merchandiser, driver merchandiser and order builder positions.
  • NAOS Staffing, LLC Job Fair
    • Why go: Find jobs at a new manufacturing center that start at $16.75/hour + a $50 weekly bonus for your first month.

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

Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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