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Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers are the Top Jobs in December

January 24, 2024

Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers are the Top Jobs in December

Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers are the Top Jobs in December

 

MONTGOMERY – Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows that in December 2023, there were 81,930 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, Fast Food and Counter Workers, Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Exc. Technical & Scientific Products, with 14,926 ads placed for those occupations in December.

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 December 2023, there were 29,805 total job ads with salaries, including 7,149 jobs ads with salaries of $70,000 and above; 5,156 jobs ads with salaries in the $50-69,000 range; 7,642 jobs ads with salaries in the $35-50,000 range, and 9,858 jobs ads with salaries less than $35,000.

The top two employers posting the most online ads in December were UAB Medicine with 1,012 ads and Huntsville Hospital with 1,010. The rest of the top 10 were: Dollar General (995), The University of Alabama at Birmingham (991), Walmart (887), The University of Alabama (501), Auburn University (490), USA Health (471), Baptist Health (451),  and Walgreen’s (428).

This month’s HWOL Occupation Focus is Logisticians. Those employed in this occupation analyze and coordinate the ongoing logistical functions of a firm or organization and are responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources. They may also maintain and develop positive

business relationships with a customer’s key personnel involved in, or directly relevant to, a logistics activity. Typically, employees in these occupations require a Bachelor’s Degree. The advertised median salary for Logisticians in Alabama is $80,128. This occupation has 545 Annual Total Openings in Alabama.