Job-seekers: There are over 22K openings in Birmingham right now


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The Magic City is the place to be. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Start polishing off your resume because there are so many opportunities in The Magic City that are dream-job worthy. According to, there are over 22K job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area. Read on to learn about the labor market and which companies are hiring.

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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. That sounds amazing to us!

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

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Wondering what your chances are of landing that dream job? They’re pretty spectacular. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,522 candidates for 22,214 job openings.

Find fantastic opportunities at these Birmingham companies

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With many job openings, from healthcare to transportation, there are many opportunities for job-seekers in The Magic City.

Here are the 10 employers in The Magic City with the most job openings, according to

  1. The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,123
  2. UAB Medicine: 638
  3. Grandview Medical Center: 615
  4. Tenet Healthcare: 430
  5. Children’s of Alabama: 345
  6. Ascension: 281
  7. Hibbett Sports: 233
  8. Soliant: 209
  9. Dollar General: 192
  10. Deloitte: 178

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Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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