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Birmingham, AL Employment Information

Birmingham, Alabama Overview

Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama with a population of 212,237. The surrounding Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area has a population of just over 1.1 million residents, and this makes up almost 25 percent of the total population of the state. Founded in 1871, Birmingham started during after the reconstruction period following the Civil War.

The city had a strong focus on industrial services and transportation as well as farming. The major industries for Birmingham jobs were in the production of steel and iron. Since then, the economy has become more diverse to include industries such as finance, electrical power transmission, education, healthcare and telecommunications. The climate in Birmingham includes mild winters, warm summers, and plenty of rain. The population is culturally diverse. In Birmingham, the cost of living ranks about 0.4 percent lower than the national average. The median household income is $47,239 while the median home price is $163,300.

Birmingham Job Opportunities

Regions Financial, a Fortune 500 company, has its headquarters in Birmingham, along with several other companies that are on the Fortune 1000 list. The major industries that offer jobs in Birmingham, AL are telecommunications, financial services and steel. The top employers for Birmingham jobs are Redstone Arsenal, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Maxwell Air Force Base, State of Alabama and Mobile County School Systems.

There are a number of educational jobs in Birmingham throughout the 62 primary, elementary, middle and high schools, as well as 10 higher education institutions. Those who work in journalism and media services can find employment with The Birmingham News, the local paper that has a circulation of more than 150,000.

Birmingham Employment Trends

Birmingham, AL jobs are increasing slowly as the economy recovers from the recent recession. According to data in Forbes Magazine, job opportunities grew by one percent in 2013. What's more, 27.9 percent of residents have a college degree, which is helpful when seeking upper-level positions. There are also entry-level jobs available from companies around the city, such as those in retail, healthcare, transportation, sales, customer service and equipment operation.

Those who have experience in management can also find employment in Birmingham since supervisors are among the top five jobs in the area. The unemployment rate is at 6.1 percent. Birmingham and the nearby city, Hueytown, have fascinating histories and unique cultural blends of residents, so it is an appealing residential location for many people who are relocating there from around the country.

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Class A USA Birmingham, AL
Top PAY & Top Equipment OTR, LTL, Intermodel, Regional, Dedicated, Owner-Operators, Employee, Independent Contractor Driver Positions with Benefits Multiple Load Types to choose: Dry Van, Refrigerated, Flat Bed, Tankers, Containers, Doubles, Hazmat Sign-on Bonuses up to $5000 Rates / $.35 to $.73 per mile. Rate per mile depends on Experience and History Owner Operator / $1.51 to $2.64per mil...
Confidential Birmingham, AL
A wine-focused creative agency is seeking a Telecommute Mid-Level Freelance Branding and Logo Designer. Core Responsibilities Include: Working as part of a diverse team of creative designers Adhering to strict deadlines Qualifications for this position include: Link to an online portfolio and/or send a pdf portfolio of relevant work via email Experience in branding/logo development, typograp...
Ray Financial Group Birmingham, AL
Why has it been so difficult to get there? Its SIMPLE math, and having the right COACHING to get you there by CURRENT agents that are making over six figures. Thats what our company has. Training by the best in the industry, who have financial incentive to teach you how to get where you desire to be financially. Six figures, is simply making 2,000 per week and remaining consistent. At our compa...
Dental post Birmingham, AL
Want to be an orthodontic assistant for a fun practice in West Homewood? If you have experience caring for patients and their families while you help make beautiful smiles, we want to talk to you about joining our dream team! Positive energy a must!...
Dental post Birmingham, AL
We are looking for a great addition to our business office/front desk for our orthodontic office in West Homewood! Yours may be the first smile our patients see when they come in and the first one they hear when they call, so positive energy is a must! Business experience/working with insurance is helpful. Usually three patient days with one non-patient day/week; 1 1/2 Fridays/month currently....
Ray Financial Group Birmingham, AL
This is not a 9-5pm boring accounting position at all. As a matter of fact you wouldn't be doing accounting at all. However, we like hiring current or former accountants because our Managing Partner is a former accountant that not long ago worked for an auditing firm. It was a good job. Yet he wasn't satisfied. He felt like he wanted more money, and that he could be making more of a difference. H...
Ray Financial Group Birmingham, AL
Do you have no problem being on the phone talking to people all day? Do you love talking to people and helping them? This is a chance at a real career. Most make 75k-85 first year, and six figures every year thereafter. We help new homeowners that have just bought homes and have requested coverage so that if they get disabled or die, there house is paid off for their family. Your job is to call t...
Satellites Unlimited Birmingham, AL
Wanted: Satellite Technicians Invest in Your Future Today, Become a Technician with Satellites Unlimited! \We don't have jobs, we have careers.\ (VETERANS WELCOME!!!) Satellites Unlimited, Inc., the leading service provider for DISH, is experiencing significant growth due to products like DISHNET and The Hopper. We are hiring SATELLITE INSTALLATION TECHNICIANS. No previous experience is required. ...
N2 Pub Birmingham, AL
Job Description N2 Publishing, America’s leading provider of neighborhood publications, is seeking an energetic and motivated, sales-driven individual. In this role, you will meet with community board members to arrange the publication of newsletters for their neighborhood. You will also speak with local business owners and residents to coordinate the publication’s advertisements. As an Area Sale...
Target Stores Birmingham, AL
Description:Develop a fast, fun and friendly team. Support and train team members. Handle applicant information with accuracy, security and confidentiality. Maintain a clean, great-looking work environment. Requirements:Work independently. Use good organizational skills. Multi-task regularly. Show experience with computers and technology. Cross train and work in other areas of store as needed. Qu...
RMA Executive Search & Recruitment Firm Birmingham, AL
Official Title: Director of Project Services Location: Charlotte, North Carolina. Salary: $120K base salary, plus 15% performance bonus. Relocation: Yes, relocation assistance will be provided for highly qualified candidates. Recruiter Notes: • Candidates must have a high level of technical ability, and be able to engage with the customer. • Candidates must also be able to develop and maint...
Vail Resorts Birmingham, AL
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describe our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands for...
Satellites Unlimited Birmingham, AL
Wanted: Satellite Technicians Invest in Your Future Today, Become a Technician with Satellites Unlimited! \We don't have jobs, we have careers.\ (VETERANS WELCOME!!!) Satellites Unlimited, Inc., the leading service provider for DISH, is experiencing significant growth due to products like DISHNET and The Hopper. We are hiring SATELLITE INSTALLATION TECHNICIANS. No previous experience is required. ...
Thumbtack.com Birmingham, AL
Carpet cleaning services: Steam cleaning. Stains requiring cleaning: No stains: Yes, Food stains: No, Pet stains: No, Oil / Grease stains: No. Type of home: Two-story house. Number of rooms requiring cleaning: Other (whole house (5 rooms family and living room)). Stairs requiring cleaning: Two sets. Approximate square feet: Other (2234). Moving furniture: No, furniture will be moved in advance. Pr...
New Millennium PM Birmingham, AL
--The Community/Property Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the community overseeing and enhancing the value of the property, developing the staff and maintaining positive resident relations. He or she must have/develop an excellent working knowledge of Yardi Voyager. Flexibility and strong interpersonal skills are required. Candidates should be very organized and strong in bu...
Thumbtack.com Birmingham, AL
Type of home: One-story house. Recurrence: Once a month. Day preference: Tuesday, Friday. Time preference: Morning (9am-noon), Early afternoon (noon-3pm). Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms. Bathroom(s): 3 bathrooms. Square feet: 2001 - 2500. Will client provide cleaning equipment and supplies?: No, I will need the professional to provide equipment and supplies. Other details: (Intentionally left blank). More...
Hall of Fame Trucking Birmingham, AL
Have you ever wondered What are they thinking? You get routed for any route but the one that makes sense. You are asked to arrive at a certain time and end up waiting for hours when you get there. Maybe you just end up short on miles every week. We have all been there at some point. It can make life pretty miserable. If you are reading this ad, you may be at that point. You may be fed up and feel...
Thumbtack.com Birmingham, AL
Type of home: Two-story house. Recurrence: Every other week. Day preference: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Time preference: Morning (9am-noon), Early afternoon (noon-3pm). Bedroom(s): 3 bedrooms. Bathroom(s): 3 bathrooms. Square feet: 2001 - 2500. Will client provide cleaning equipment and supplies?: No, I will need the professional to provide equipment and supplies. Other details: I want eco-frie...
Surgical Care Affiliates, LLC Birmingham, AL
Job Summary: The IT Business Analyst is responsible for the creation of sound, complete business requirements for assigned projects. This role will ensure business requirements are complete, thorough, and fully meet the needs of the customer. In pursuit of complete business requirements, this position will interview the sponsor(s) of the project as well as collateral contributors (stakeholders) of...
Protective Life -TD Birmingham, AL
Network Engineer Job Summary / Responsibilities: Planning, design, installation, maintenance, management, and coordination of all enterprise network systems (LAN/Wan Data, Voice and Video over IP, and Wireless) Accountability over the technical architecture, stability, resiliency, recommendations and general health related to the LAN/WAN network Is a top level technical contributor with advanced k...

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