JOB OPENINGS: Don’t miss out on these 21K amazing jobs on the market—March 6


Birmingham Skyline
Good morning, Birmingham. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Don’t know where to start your job hunt? No need to stress, because the Greater Birmingham Area has more than 21K job openings right now.  Keep reading to learn more about listings, Alabama’s labor market and job fairs.

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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

Coworking space at Tributary Rise, job openings
Do you prefer to work from home or in the office? (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

No need to worry about the competition. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,582 candidates for 21,942 job openings. Go explore the market—we think you have a pretty good chance of getting hired.

These companies have job openings RIGHT NOW

Protective Life Corporation
Find a company where your co-workers turn into your friends. (Bham Now)

While healthcare companies have the highest demand for employees in the area, there are many more career opportunities, including retail and education.

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

  1. The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,057
  2. UAB Medicine: 560
  3. Tenet Healthcare: 444
  4. Children’s of Alabama: 339
  5. Grandview Medical Center: 328
  6. Ascension: 312
  7. Hibbett Sports: 231
  8. Soliant: 214
  9. Dollar General: 186
  10. Varsity Tutors: 180

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

Want to join the team? Bham Now + Hville Blast are both hiring for an Account Executive. Apply now!

Job fairs happening in the Greater Birmingham Area

Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free job fair with multiple employers for those seeking a career change:

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 right now.

Looking for a job? Check out our job listings. If you’re an employer, post your open positions here.

Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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