Job-seekers: More than 22K openings in Birmingham right now

New year, new job? (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Is a new job on your New Year’s resolutions list? 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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Alabama has a low unemployment rate

According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.7% in November, which is 1% less than the national rate. This is great news, Birmingham!

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

view of Birmingham Alabama downtown
The Greater Birmingham area has lots of open jobs right now. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Things are looking good in the job market for the Greater Birmingham Area. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,534 candidates for 22,347 job openings.

Fantastic opportunities at these Birmingham companies

Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children
Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham, AL. (Butch Dill)

From healthcare to management, 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: 1,150
  2. Grandview Medical Center: 660
  3. Tenet Healthcare: 642
  4. UAB Medicine: 637
  5. Children’s of Alabama: 340
  6. Ascension: 261
  7. Hibbett Sports: 233
  8. Dollar General: 197
  9. Soliant: 190
  10. Deloitte: 156

Looking for more amazing companies in Birmingham? Check out these with can’t-miss opportunities:

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Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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