NOW HIRING: There are over 21K job openings in the Greater Birmingham Area—March 20


Birmingham skyline
We love downtown Birmingham office views. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Did you know there are more than 21K job openings in Birmingham right now? Keep reading to learn more about listings, Alabama’s labor market and job fairs.

Bham Now’s current featured job listings

Post your job—we’ll feature + promote it on Bham Now’s website + social media. 

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 2.6% in January, which is 0.8% less than the national average. Let’s keep it up, Bham!

There are 6 jobs in Birmingham per available candidate

Miss Kitchens and student
Legacy Prep. (Ben Johnson / Bham Now)

No need to worry about the competition. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,595 candidates for 21,897 job openings. Go explore the market—we think you have a pretty good chance of getting hired.

Check out these companies that are currently hiring

Women Leaders, Protective
Millie Rutland, Theresa Jones, Laura McDonald, Natalie Melton, Jessica Poor + Cary Wahlheim (Bham Now)

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

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

  1. The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,011
  2. Tenet Healthcare: 606
  3. UAB Medicine: 537
  4. Children’s of Alabama: 365
  5. Grandview Medical Center: 315
  6. Ascension: 276
  7. Soliant: 242
  8. Hibbett Sports: 232
  9. Dollar General: 194
  10. CVS Health: 154

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

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Job fairs in the Greater Birmingham Area

Looking for a second chance in the job scene? Jefferson County is hosting a second chance job fair for those looking for a new job or have been convicted of past misdemeanors.

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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