The Greater Birmingham Area has over 18K job openings—March 27


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Downtown Birmingham. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

On the hunt for a new job? There are more than 18K job openings in Birmingham right now. Keep reading to learn about listings, Alabama’s labor market and more.

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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 2.5% in February, which is 1.1% less than the national average. Let’s keep it up, Bham!

There are 5 jobs in Birmingham per available candidate

Regions Foundation / Jefferson State Community College / Student
Regions Foundation. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

No need to worry about the competition. According to AlabamaWorks!, there are 3,622 candidates for 18,910 job openings. Go explore the market—we think you have a pretty good chance of getting hired.

Companies currently hiring

Work remotely. (Ben Johnson / Bham Now)

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

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

  1. The University of Alabama at Birmingham: 1,002
  2. UAB Medicine: 509
  3. Tenet Healthcare: 504
  4. Children’s of Alabama: 332
  5. Grandview Medical Center: 318
  6. Ascension: 236
  7. Soliant: 205
  8. Regions Financial: 162
  9. Deloitte: 133
  10. Hibbett Sports: 131

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

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Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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