FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2022
ONLINE JOB ADS IN JUNE UP 33.3% FROM LAST YEAR
Registered Nurses, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, and Retail Salespersons are the top jobs in June.
MONTGOMERY - Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows that as of June 2022, the yearly comparison of online job ads is 116,604, up 33.3% from June 2021. The monthly total of online job ads for June 2022 is up 14.5% with 39,718 new
The five occupations with the most online job ads are for Registered Nurses, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, Retail Salespersons, Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers with 18,011 ads placed for those occupations in June.
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.
Twenty-five percent of job ads have salaries of $75,000 and above; 22% have salaries in the $50-75,000 range; 18% have salaries in the $35-49,000 range; and 35% have salaries of $35,000 or under.
The top two employers posting the most online ads in June were UAB Health System with 1,481 and Huntsville Hospital with 1,462. The rest of the top 10 were: Walmart/Sam’s (1,187), Encompass Health (866), Baptist Health (723), University of Alabama at Birmingham (652), Regions (648), Lowe’s (585), University of Alabama (498), and USA Health System (423).
This month's HWOL Occupation Focus is Occupational Therapists.
This occupation assesses, plans, organizes, and participates in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills to persons with disabilities. Occupational Therapists also use therapeutic techniques, adapt the individual's environment, teach skills, and modify specific tasks that present barriers to the individual. These occupations typically require a master's degree and an Occupational Therapists license. The advertised median salary for Occupational Therapists is $77,606.This occupation has Average Annual Openings of 110 statewide in Alabama.
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