Jobs in Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville, AL Employment Information

Huntsville, Alabama Overview

While Huntsville is primarily in Madison County, Alabama, the city also extends into Limestone County. With a population of 180,105, Huntsville is the fourth-largest city in the state. When counting the metropolitan area around Huntsville, the population swells to 435,737 and it becomes the second largest metropolitan area in the state. The city is well known for its United States Space Camp, where children and adults can learn more about engineering, science, aviation, and space exploration, and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, which showcases artifacts, rockets, and achievements from the space program.

In Huntsville, the cost of living is around 5.1 percent lower than state average, and about 12.3 percent lower than the national average. This means that residents living in Huntsville enjoy groceries, goods, services, transportation, health care, and housing that are all below average costs in the United States. As an example, the price of pizza in Huntsville is $8.00, which is 13.9 percent lower than the national average. The average price of a cup of coffee is $3.99, which is 5.8 percent lower than the average price in the country. Plus, the average price of gas is $3.07, which is 5.7 percent lower.

Huntsville Job Opportunities

The majority of jobs in Huntsville, AL come from military and aerospace technology. In fact, many job seekers find military jobs with the United States Army and Redstone Arsenal because this is the area's largest employer, with around 31,500 workers. The NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and The Boeing Company are also large employers for Huntsville jobs, with 6,000 and 2,600 employees, respectively.

Additionally, the Huntsville Hospital System employs around 7,130 people, Huntsville City Schools have about 3,080 workers and Madison County Schools have around 2,390 employees. Other major employers for jobs in Huntsville include SAIC, ADTRAN, Inc., CINRAM, Inc., Dynetics, Qualitest and Intergraph Corporation.

However, anyone finding it difficult to find Huntsville jobs can also look for jobs in Decatur, AL. This city is home to 25 manufacturing companies, 14 Fortune 500 companies and over 154 different industries.

Huntsville Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Huntsville in July 2014 was 6.9 percent. This is just slightly under the state of Alabama at 7 percent, and just slightly over the national unemployment rate of 6.3. Growth for Huntsville, AL jobs is around 1.5 percent. This is why Forbes once put Huntsville in the top ten for the best places around the country for business and careers.

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Huntsville, AL, 35801
English-Japanese Bilingual Financial Budgeting Assistant Our client is a successful manufacturing company that thrives on efficiency and customer service. They are seeking an English-Japanese Bilingual Financial Budgeting Assistant to join their team. We are looking for an individual with a strong work ethic, strong organization and mathematical skills and a proven track record of success. Highly...
Huntsville, AL
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits Call: 866-470-8323 Teamwork – Balance – Respect – Winni...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Huntsville, AL
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting and at least 10 years of job related experience or equivalent. Experience in contract management, procurement practices, cost accounting and financial management. Possess knowledge of FAR and DFAR. Possess effective written and oral communications skills. Knowledge and familiarity with various spreadsheet programs and working knowledge...
Huntsville, AL
Sales / Marketing / Account Management If you are a confident and highly motivated individual looking for a great sales opportunity with uncapped earnings and growth potential, join our Sales team at Central Payment! We are seeking energetic and entrepreneurial Outside Sales Reps to market our credit card processing services, social media tools, digital marketing solutions and loyalty reward prog...
Huntsville, AL
Job Description I believe my work is my calling. With Gentiva's recent acquisitions of Odyssey Hospice, Harden Healthcare, Girling Home Health and Hospice, we offer home health, hospice, therapy, rehabilitation and community care services in many of our locations throughout the country. Gentiva has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. With over 550 locations in 40 states, our clinicians c...
Huntsville, AL
Job ID ENP-00005131 Emerson Company Avocent Country United States State/Province Alabama City Huntsville Publish Start Date Mar 26 2015 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description The Emerson Network Power, Avocent Global Training team is responsible for developing and delivering product and technology training to Emerson Network Power sales and technical teams, partners and custom...
HUNTSVILLE, AL
Description CSC is seeking a Systems Design Engineer to support the IT Services Architecture & Engineering division on the Missile Defense Agency JRDC program based at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. Essential Job Functions Designs, configures, installs, and tests IT systems, primarily consisting of a virtualized Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory environment. Performs full en...
HUNTSVILLE, AL
Description CSC is seeking an intermediate system engineer to support the technical assessment of the Ballistic Missile Defense Capability Delivery Review, located in Huntsville, Alabama. Essential Job Functions Supports the capability delivery decision process and provides results of assessment of technical criteria. Supports the management, maintenance, and implementation of the Operational ...
Huntsville, AL
At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right drivers is paramount t...
Huntsville, AL
Welcome Wagon - Welcoming New Homeowners for over 86 years Control your income with uncapped commission and a flexible schedule by beginning an exciting career with Welcome Wagon! Welcome Wagon is a direct marketer of multi-media products that reach residential consumers on behalf of local merchants. We have a monthly distribution, with local markets throughout the nation. As our growth continue...
Job Title Classification: Production Planning and Inventory Control(PPIC) Manager # Of Candidates: 1 Duration: 6 months T-P Regarding the Production Planning Manager at a higher level we have recently been looking at - here is an overview of my wish list. Plans and schedules manufacturing in order to make the correct product and the correct time with the least amount of investment of raw mat...
Huntsville, AL
Truck Driving Job With CDL Training Provided! No experience needed! - We'll provide you with a complete CDL training program at a top-notch truck driving school. PAM Transport Offers: Earn up to $40,000 1st Year! $1,200 Sign-On Bonus! No upfront CDL training costs! No experience needed! No credit checks! We're currently hiring new truck drivers and providing a full truck driver training co...
Huntsville, AL
Software Developer - Devises solutions for solving complex customer problems using company or customer furnished computer systems and equipment or commercial off-the-shelf packages. Collaborates with technical staff to understand and to develop new solutions or the resolution of software problems. Uses expertise to design develop, code, test, and debug software. Selected candidates may not need t...
Do you care about the future of our country? Do you care how the government conducts its business? Do you want unmatched sales training and support? Why NWYC is Different: Support! Support! Support! 1 on 1 field training & continual sales support National sales training University & Regional sales conferences National sales training conference calls & online workshops Technology! NEW! Mob...
Huntsville, AL
Experis is partnered with a global manufacturing company who has an immediate need for an Operations Engineer at 1M sqft manufacturing facility in Athens, AL, just west of Huntsville. This is a 12 month engagement. The Operations Engineer should have a BS in Engineering or equivalent engineering experience. Preferred candidates would have industrial engineering experience in raw steel to formed p...
Huntsville, AL
City: Huntsville State: AL Postal/Zip Code:35801 Midsouth Paving, Inc., part of Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of quality asphalt and Construction Services in the Southeastern U.S., with operations in Alabama, southern Tennessee, Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Working with government agencies, private contractors, counties and municipalities, we produce millio...
Huntsville, AL
City: Huntsville State: AL Postal/Zip Code:35801 Midsouth Paving, Inc., part of Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of quality asphalt and Construction Services in the Southeastern U.S., with operations in Alabama, southern Tennessee, Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Working with government agencies, private contractors, counties and municipalities, we produce millio...
Huntsville, AL
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Huntsville, AL
To learn more, contact Cristy at (256) 682-0668 TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer –EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability Position Overview Generates revenue in assigned territory. Prospects face-to-face at the customer’s location for the purpose of selling TruGreen s...

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