There are over 22K job openings in the Birmingham-Hoover Area


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There are numerous job openings at businesses in downtown Birmingham. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It’s time to polish off your resume and find your dream job. According to, the Greater Birmingham Area has over 22K job openings. Keep reading to find out about the job market and local companies hiring.

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Alabama has a low unemployment rate

A low unemployment rate is the kind of news we love to hear. According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.7% in October, which is 1% less than the national rate.

There are 6 job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area per available candidate

Downtown Birmingham
It’s the perfect time to find your dream job. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It seems like the odds are in your favor for landing your dream job. There are 3,510 candidates for 22,338 job openings, according to AlabamaWorks!

Check out the amazing Birmingham companies with job openings

Dr. Antonio Gonzalez-Ruiz at Brookwood Medical Center
Brookwood Medical Center’s Dr. Antonio Gonzalez-Ruiz (Bham Now)

If you are a healthcare worker, Birmingham is an excellent place for you to find a job. Other opportunities include education and retail.

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

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,113
  • UAB Medicine: 640
  • Tenet Healthcare: 419
  • Children’s of Alabama: 334
  • Grandview Medical Center: 320
  • Ascension: 299
  • Hibbett Sports: 235
  • Dollar General: 204
  • Soliant: 188
  • Deloitte: 174

Here are more companies with exciting opportunities:

We think this is your sign to apply for your dream job—we wish you the best of luck!

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Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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