Job-seekers: over 21K job openings in The Magic City


Alabama Power Building, job openings
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On the hunt for a new job in Birmingham? This is the perfect time. According to, there are over 21K job openings in The Magic City. 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. Way to go, Bham!

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

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Things are looking good in the job market for the Greater Birmingham Area. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,536 candidates for 21,485 job openings.

Current job opportunities

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Thomas Jefferson Tower in Birmingham. (Nathan Watson / 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: 1,118
  2. Grandview Medical Center: 672
  3. UAB Medicine: 612
  4. Tenet Healthcare: 456
  5. Children’s of Alabama: 349
  6. Ascension: 257
  7. Hibbett Sports: 232
  8. Dollar General: 186
  9. Deloitte: 160
  10. Regions Financial: 152

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

Take on 2023 and land your dream job in The Magic City. You got it!

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Emma Johnston
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