Job-seekers: More than 21K jobs available in Birmingham right now


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Downtown Birmingham is the best place to work. (Bham Now)

The new year is just around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to start working on your goals. If you’re looking for your dream job, you’re in luck with over 21K openings in the Greater Birmingham Area, according to Read on to learn about the labor market and local companies hiring.

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There is a low unemployment rate

Alabama is crushing it. According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.7% in November. This is 1% less than the national rate.

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

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There are so many incredible companies in The Magic City. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Wondering what your chances are of landing that job? There are 3,532 candidates for 21,873 job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area, according to AlabamaWorks!.

Discover amazing opportunities at these companies

Protective Interns
Interns at Protective have so many opportunities to make meaningful connections. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

With healthcare, retail and more openings, jobs are available for everyone.

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

  1. The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,174
  2. Grandview Medical Center: 674
  3. UAB Medicine: 635
  4. Tenet Healthcare: 634
  5. Children’s of Alabama: 329
  6. Ascension: 253
  7. Hibbett Sports: 232
  8. Dollar General: 188
  9. Soliant: 178
  10. Deloitte: 171

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Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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