Job seekers: There are over 21K job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area right now


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Who wouldnt want to work in The Magic City?! (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Birmingham, it’s a great time to be looking for your next job. According to, the Birmingham-Hoover area has over 21K job openings. Keep reading to find out about the job market and local companies hiring.

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Alabama’s unemployment rate is low

According to the Alabama Department of Labor Market Information Division, Alabama had an unemployment rate of 2.8% in December, which is 0.7% less than the national rate. Let’s get this number even lower in 2023, Bham!

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

DE&I at Protective, job openings
Are you ready to have some great new colleagues to work with? (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Worried about competition? Don’t be. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,533 candidates for 21,898 job openings. We think you have a pretty good chance of getting hired.

Check out these fantastic companies with job openings

Pack Health
Pack Health plans to add 200 jobs. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Once again, healthcare companies have the most demand for employees in the area. Not in the medical field? There are many more career opportunities, including retail and finance.

Here are the top 10 employers in Birmingham with the most job openings, according to

  1. The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,077
  2. Grandview Medical Center: 716
  3. UAB Medicine: 599
  4. Tenet Healthcare: 588
  5. Children’s of Alabama: 319
  6. Ascension: 293
  7. Hibbett Sports: 229
  8. Dollar General: 183
  9. Deloitte: 160
  10. Regions Financial: 156

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

We wish you the best of luck on your job hunt! PS—Huntsville has over 13K job openings.

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Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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