Online Jobs In January Unchanged From Last Year In Alabama

By  | March 21, 2023 | Filed under: News

Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers are the top jobs in January

MONTGOMERY – Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows that as of January 2023, there are 100,635 jobs ads posted in Alabama.

The five occupations with the most online job ads are for Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, Fast Food & Counter Workers, and Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturingwith 16,494 ads placed for those occupations in January.

The HWOL data is compiled from all online job postings in the state, including those posted on the state’s free online jobs database,, and other sources, such as traditional job boards, corporate boards, and social media sites.

In January 2023, there were 9,091 jobs ads with salaries of $70,000 and above; 5,731 jobs ads with salaries in the $50-69,000 range; 8,462 jobs ads with salaries in the $35-50,000 range, and 10,976 jobs ads with salaries less than $35,000 for a total jobs ads count of 10,976.

The top two employers posting the most online ads in January were Walmart with 1,342 and Huntsville Hospital with 1,314. The rest of the top 10 were: UAB Medicine (1,211), University of Alabama at Birmingham (762), Dollar General (702), Grandview Medical Center (663), Auburn University (623), Baptist Health (585), Regions (554), and Walgreens (482).

This Month’s HWOL Occupation Focus is Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses.

Those employed in this occupation care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. They may also work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions. Typically, this occupation, at minimum, requires related on-the-job experience as well as an Associate’s Degree or training in vocational schools. Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses must be registered with a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license through the Alabama Board of Nursing. The advertised median salary for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Alabama is $40,123. This occupation has 1,065 Annual Total Openings in Alabama.

Media Release/The Alabama Department of Labor   

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