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Online job ads in July up 95 percent from last year

As of July 2021, the yearly comparison of online job ads is 88,730.


The number of online ads for jobs in the state increased 0.6 percent from June to July, according to the Alabama Department of Labor.

ADOL’s Labor Market Information Division found that July’s monthly total was 95 percent higher than it was in July 2020, with 26,705 new ads posted last month.

The yearly total as of July was 88,730.

The five occupations with the most online postings were registered nurses, retail salespersons, sales representatives, customer service representatives and truck drivers.

The top three employers posting job opportunities online in April were the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, Huntsville Hospital and Encompass Health.

Of the ads analyzed, 53 percent have salaries of $35,000 or less; 21 percent have salaries between $35-49,000; 14 percent between $50-75,000; and 12 percent have salaries of $75,000 or more.

Micah Danney is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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