There are 21K job openings in The Greater Birmingham Area—apply now


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Railroad Park in the summer. (Bham Now)

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

Bham Now’s current featured job listings

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Alabama’s unemployment rate is lower than national average

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 average. Let’s get this number even lower in 2023, Bham!

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

Tower on Tenth, job openings
Do you prefer to work from home or in the office? (Bham Now)

No need to be worried about competition. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,544 candidates for 21,840 job openings. We think you have a pretty good chance of getting hired.

These companies have job openings RIGHT NOW

Kroger Delivery / Morgan Dale
Kroger Delivery is hiring! (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

While healthcare companies have the highest demand for employees in the area, 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: 1,066
  2. Grandview Medical Center: 636
  3. Tenet Healthcare: 601
  4. UAB Medicine: 590
  5. Children’s of Alabama: 337
  6. Ascension: 331
  7. Hibbett Sports: 228
  8. Dollar General: 180
  9. Soliant: 161
  10. Deloitte: 158

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

Job fairs happening in the Greater Birmingham Area

UAB students who are looking for part-time and full-time jobs are invited to the All Majors Career Fair.

For more job fairs, check Alabama Career Center on Facebook for updates.

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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