Job-seekers can find more than 21K opportunities in the Greater Birmingham Area


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

It’s a fresh, new week in Birmingham with so many opportunities. Currently, the Greater Birmingham Area has over 21K job openings, according to Read on to learn about the job market and amazing opportunities with local companies.

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A low unemployment rate = the best

In October, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.7%, according to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division. That’s 1% less than the national rate, which is incredible news.

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

Pack Health
Teamwork is the dream work. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,511 candidates for 21,874 job openings. That means there’s a pretty good chance you can land your dream job.

Discover fantastic Birmingham companies with opportunities

Martin Hill, EBSCO
Training is a big part of working at EBSCO. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It probably comes as no surprise that there are numerous job openings for healthcare workers. There are also multiple retail companies looking for workers during the holiday season.

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

  1. The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,093
  2. UAB Medicine: 646
  3. Tenet Healthcare: 437
  4. Children’s of Alabama: 340
  5. Grandview Medical Center: 316
  6. Ascension: 292
  7. Hibbett Sports: 233
  8. Dollar General: 194
  9. Soliant: 192
  10. Deloitte: 181

There are so many amazing companies in The Magic City. Here are just a few businesses with exciting opportunities:

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Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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