Birmingham Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Birmingham, AL

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Driver - Regional Truck Driver - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Birmingham, AL

    Truck drivers earn up to $49,000 per year*, have a predictable work schedule and get home weekly in this Regional CDL position. Regional truck drivers haul 95% no touch freight...

    from Schneider - 11 hours ago
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    CRST Van Expedited - Birmingham, AL

    LARGEST PAY INCREASE EVER FOR CRST EXPEDITED Now offering $200 Sign On Bonus! Call for details! Choosing the right carrier to help jumpstart your trucking career can be a tough...

    from CRST Van Expedited - 1 day ago
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Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the largest city in the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Jefferson County. The population of the city is 242,820 as of the 2000 census, but has declined to 229,424 according to the 2006 estimate. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area, as of the 2006 census estimates, has a population of 1,100,019. It also the largest city in the Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Combined Statistical Area, colloquially known as Greater Birmingham,which contains roughly one quarter of the population in Alabama. Birmingham was founded in 1871, just after the U.S. Civil War, as an industrial enterprise. It was named after Birmingham, the major industrial city of England. Through the middle of the 20th century, Birmingham was the primary industrial center of the Southern United States. The astonishing pace of Birmingham's growth through the turn of the century, earned it the nicknames "The Magic City" and "The Pittsburgh of the South". Much like Pittsburgh in the north,...more

Birmingham Economy

From Birmingham's early days onward, the steel industry has always played a crucial role in the local economy. Though the steel industry doesn't maintain the same level of prominence it once held in Birmingham, steel production and processing continue to play a key role in the economy. Several of the nation's largest steelmakers including U.S. Steel, McWane, and Nucor, all have a major presence in Birmingham. In recent years, local steel companies have announced around $100-million in expansions and new plants in and around Birmingham. In the 1970s and 1980s, Birmingham's economy was transformed with investments in bio-technology and medical research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and its adjacent hospital. The UAB Hospital is a Level I trauma center providing healthcare and breakthrough medical research. UAB is now the area's largest employer and the largest in Alabama with a workforce of about 20,000. Healthcare services provider HealthSouth is also headquartered in...more

Birmingham Careers

Among the most common occupations in Birmingham are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Birmingham, Alabama work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Birmingham Industries

The leading industries in Birmingham, Alabama are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 22%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Birmingham job listings indicate that the following industries in Birmingham are hiring the most workers:

Birmingham Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Birmingham, Alabama is $28,790, and the median income of households in Birmingham was $27,020.

Average Salaries in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL


According to our Birmingham Trends data, the number of Birmingham, Alabama jobs has increased by 4% since April 2013.
Birmingham job trends

Birmingham Employment Statistics

Population of Birmingham
Total population 222,154
Male 47.22%
Female 52.78%
Median age 34.1
Birmingham Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.9%
Median cost of a home $75,800
Median mortgage payment $593
Renter-occupied homes 49.1%
Vacant housing 17.5%
Median monthly rent $587
Average Income
Median for all workers $20,362
Median for all male full-time $31,338
Median for all female full-time $26,241
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 35%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 14%
White 22%
Black or African American 76%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Birmingham Commute
Carpool 13.6%
Public transportation 2.1%
Average travel time 22 minutes