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


Downtown Birmingham Autumn
Name a better place to work than Birmingham. Oh wait, there isn’t one. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It’s the beginning of a new week, so it’s time to check out the incredible job openings we have right here in The Magic City. According to, the Greater Birmingham Area has over 22K job openings. Read on to learn about the job market and which companies may have your dream job.

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A low unemployment rate is what we like to hear

We have great news—according to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.6% in September. That’s 0.9% less than the national rate.

There are 7 job openings in Jefferson County per available candidate

Children's of Alabama
Healthcare workers, Bham needs you! (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Wondering what your chances are of snagging that job? According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,508 candidates for 22,783 job openings. We think that’s a pretty good chance.

There are so many Birmingham companies with fantastic job openings

Pack Health
You can join Pack Health’s incredible team. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Like many other cities, Birmingham still has numerous healthcare positions open. Other opportunities include retail and education.

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

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,134
  • UAB Medicine: 668
  • Tenet Healthcare: 409
  • Children’s of Alabama: 331
  • Grandview Medical Center: 312
  • Ascension: 289
  • Hibbett Sports: 234
  • Dollar General: 204
  • Deloitte: 181
  • Soliant: 173

Here are more Bham companies with exciting opportunities:

Head to these job fairs

Looking to network and land a job? There are numerous job fairs coming up around town:

We wish you the best on your job hunt!

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

Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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