Job-seekers: There are over 21K job openings in Birmingham


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Jobs available at UAB hospital and university. (UAB)

New year, new job? Well, this is the perfect time for job-seekers to find their dream job. According to, there are over 21K job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area. Read on to learn about the labor market and which companies are hiring.

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Low numbers for Alabama’s 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. Let’s keep it up, Birmingham!

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

Hugh Kaul Trail in Birmingham
Hugh Kaul Trail mural. (Freshwater Land Trust / Facebook)

Things are looking good in the job market for the Greater Birmingham Area. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,542 candidates for 21,099 job openings.

New year, new job—check out these opportunities

Downtown Birmingham, winter
Winter day in The Magic City. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

From jobs in medicine, education, healthcare and administration, there are multiple opportunities for job-seekers.

Here are the top 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: 667
  3. UAB Medicine: 620
  4. Tenet Healthcare: 464
  5. Children’s of Alabama: 331
  6. Hibbett Sports: 231
  7. Dollar General: 187
  8. Deloitte: 162
  9. Ascension: 154
  10. Right at Home: 150

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

Take on 2023 with your dream job in The Magic City. You got this!

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Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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