FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2023
ONLINE JOB ADS IN FEBRUARY DOWN 12.4% FROM LAST YEAR
Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers are the Top Jobs in February.
MONTGOMERY - Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows that as of February 2023, there are 96,657 job ads posted in Alabama.
The five occupations with the most online job ads are for Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, and Fast Food and Counter Workers, with 16,772 ads placed for those occupations in February.
The HWOL data is compiled from all online job postings in the state, including those posted on the state’s free online jobs database, AlabamaWorks.alabama.gov, and other sources, such as traditional job boards, corporate boards, and social media sites.
In February 2023, there were 37,521 total job ads with salaries, including 10,158 jobs ads with salaries of $70,000 and above; 6,353 jobs ads with salaries in the $50-69,000 range; 9,056 jobs ads with salaries in the $35-50,000 range, and 11,954 jobs ads with salaries less than $35,000.
The top two employers posting the most online ads in February were Walmart with 1,314 and Huntsville Hospital with 1,299. The rest of the top 10 were: UAB Medicine (1,263), Dollar General (733), Auburn University (617), St. Vincent’s Hospital (617), Baptist Health (613), Regions (583), Sonic Drive-In (543), and Pizza Hut (530).
This month's HWOL Occupation Focus is Marketing Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists.
Those employed in this occupation research conditions in local, regional, national, or online markets to gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service or plan a marketing or advertising campaign. They may also gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution. Additionally, Marketing Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists may employ marketing tactics, analyze web metrics, and develop recommendations to increase search engine ranking and visibility to target markets. Typically, this occupation requires a four-year bachelor's degree. The advertised median salary for Marketing Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Alabama is $45,696. This occupation has 680 Annual Total Openings in Alabama.
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