Birmingham, it’s a great time to look for your next job. According to Indeed.com, the Birmingham-Hoover area has over 21K job openings. Keep reading to learn about the job market and discover which local companies are hiring.
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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 keep it up, Bham!
There are 6 job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area per available candidate
No need to be worried about competition. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,556 candidates for 21,738 job openings. Go explore the market—we think you have a pretty good chance of getting hired.
These companies have job openings RIGHT 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 Indeed.com:
- The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,105
- Grandview Medical Center: 649
- UAB Medicine: 595
- Tenet Healthcare: 584
- Children’s of Alabama: 345
- Ascension: 297
- Hibbett Sports: 229
- Dollar General: 184
- Soliant: 167
- Right at Home: 152
Looking for more amazing companies in The Magic City? Check out these can’t-miss opportunities:
- American Red Cross
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Children’s of Alabama
- Kroger Delivery
- Pack Health
- Samford University
- UNA Masters of Accountancy
- United Ability
- United Way
Job fairs happening in the Greater Birmingham Area
UAB students looking for part-time and full-time jobs are invited to the All Majors Career Fair.
- When: Wednesday, February 15 | 11AM-2PM
- Where: Hill Student Center Ballrooms, 1400 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233
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.