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Places With The Best Employment In Alabama 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Mountain Brook, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,532
  • Many of the attractions and businesses are just outside of the Mountain Brook area, but I enjoy living in the town and have been here for almost three years. It offers a quiet setting instead of the busy…[read more]
88
  • Vestavia Hills, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,243
  • Alabama is my most favorite home ever. I grew up in the state and have many memories from it. I lived in several cities in different areas in the State and Vestavia Hills is one of the prettiest. I…[read more]
59
  • Pike Road, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,790
79
  • Meadowbrook, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,534
88
  • Madison, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 46,396
  • The weather average is not what is shown on this site. In the summer June through early Sept daytime highs are in the high 80's and low 90's with high humidity. It's a great town to raise a…[read more]
77
  • Trussville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,872
  • If you're looking for entertaining activities in Trussville for your family vacation, you're in luck. There are attractions in the city that everyone in the family can take part in. Spare Time…[read more]
84
  • Hoover, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 84,100
  • I lived in Hoover, Alabama for five years before I relocated to be closer to my family. I enjoyed everyday that I spent in Hoover. My favorite thing to do in Hoover was go to the parks. There are twelve…[read more]
78
  • Helena, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,630
  • We're not as big and flashy as that "other" Helena, but we do have a nice little place here. Living in Helena is a real treat, there's no other way to describe it. We have so many great people here,…[read more]
82
  • Chelsea, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,706
  • Chelsea, Alabama - a great place to call home! And why not? With beautiful scenery, a fantastic sense of community, awesome schools, a booming economy and terrific weather, of course this is a wonderful…[read more]
78
  • Spanish Fort, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,825
  • A beautiful and serene community with many amenities. There is public transportation (BRATS) and a new community center soon to be opened with a new library and senior center. There is also a huge…[read more]
83
  • Homewood, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,652
  • Homewood has a wealth of attractions that show off the southern charm of the city, as well as the modern innovations of the area. Whether you're organizing a trip with friends or want to come up with…[read more]
84
  • Brook Highland, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,604
77
  • Fairhope, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,996
  • I grew up in Fairhope, Alabama. Fairhope is a wonderful city to raise a family in, retire to and place to visit! This quaint community has a unique downtown area that encourages locals to become involved…[read more]
73
  • Orange Beach, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,791
72
  • Clay, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,659
74
  • Southside, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,563
75
  • Pelham, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,596
  • There are lots of great things to do in Pelham that the entire family will enjoy. Whether you're into nature-centered activities, want to know more about the history of the area or get a great bite to…[read more]
78
  • Alabaster, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,269
  • After having lived in Alabaster, AL for a few years now, I can honestly say that I love it here! My favorite aspect of this beautiful city is the gorgeous, sunny weather that I crave. I no longer have to…[read more]
69
  • Gardendale, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,750
  • One of the best experiences I have had while living in Gardendale was the amazing amount of opportunities and friends made in just these past couple years. It wasn't hard to find work shortly after…[read more]
63
  • Millbrook, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,045
  • Living in Millbrook, Alabama has always been a good life for me. I moved here as a young man, looking for a peaceful, pleasant place to call home and to look forward to coming back to after long business…[read more]
46
  • Calera, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,839
  • I live in Calera, Alabama and I am not impressed. Living in Calera, Alabama means that I am living in one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama. Unfortunately, the local school system is currently…[read more]
80
  • Daphne, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,295
  • Daphne, AL is a wonderful place to visit if you want great food and outdoor adventures. There are also a number of attractions that make the area truly unique, so you and your family can have an…[read more]
60
  • Moody, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,464
  • I've been living in Moody Alabama for the last 6 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere and the friendly neighbors that have provided me and my family with a great community and long-term…[read more]
74
  • Harvest, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,080
71
  • Satsuma, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,159
68
  • Fultondale, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,854
64
  • Leeds, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,701
  • I lived in Leeds, Alabama for six years until I just couldn't take it anymore. Before I moved there, someone told me it was one of the best areas in Alabama to live in. What a lie! If anything, it was…[read more]
66
  • Muscle Shoals, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,585
  • Living in Muscle Shoals makes me believe in magic. Not the fairy tale magic that you see in movies, but more like the magic when a good thing comes together. If you believe in yourself, you can make it…[read more]
75
  • Prattville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,107
  • Living in Prattville, Alabama is a way of life that combines all that is best about country life with the amenities of urban living. The cost of living is low, there are plenty of housing options and…[read more]
72
  • Enterprise, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,025
  • A lot of Alabama can get pretty hot and humid, but Enterprise is one of the more charming parts of the region. A decent breeze comes through--which isn't common in a lot of the state--and makes a good…[read more]
66
  • Smiths Station, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,235
67
  • Pleasant Grove, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,284
  • Living in Pleasant Grove, AL puts you under an hour from Tuscaloosa and just a little over an hour from Talladega. The area is surrounded with other nice, rustic, and forested towns. There's a great…[read more]
64
  • Pell City, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,489
  • At first glance Pell City, Alabama seems like it would be a really great place to live. I'm pretty sure that's intentional, because if anyone sticks around long enough to take a second look, you will…[read more]
73
  • Saraland, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,778
  • Saraland is a great community. We have great weather, low cost of living and things to do. Living in Saraland is convenient because it is close to a major highway and makes my commute easy during the…[read more]
72
  • Northport, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,544
  • Do you want to know a little secret? I've lived in Northport and I really like to tell people "Roll Tide." Yes, one of Americas most successful Universities is located right here, so be prepared for…[read more]
76
  • Huntsville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 188,973
  • Huntsville, Alabama is a great place to live. When I lived in Huntsville, I really enjoyed all of the great food and restaurant choices the city has. One thing I miss greatly are the fantastic po boy…[read more]
71
  • Meridianville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,568
60
  • Tuscumbia, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,506
62
  • Pinson, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,451
62
  • Oneonta, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,645
62
  • Guntersville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,360
73
  • Auburn, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 60,318
  • Auburn has the best schools, best run city government, plus it feels new, young, and vibrant. I grew up in the Midwest, lived in Georgia, North Carolina, Kansas, and New York. Auburn beats them all for…[read more]
72
  • Cullman, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,156
  • I can recommend living in Cullman temporarily, but I really can't see living here long-term. Cullman is located between Birmingham and Huntsville, so if you don't mind doing some driving you will find a…[read more]
61
  • Robertsdale, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,776
66
  • Athens, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,461
  • I have been battling the city of Athens over subdivision drainage problems that is ruining my yard. They have promised to fix it for over two years but have received nothing but lies and unprofessional…[read more]
61
  • Opelika, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,030
  • Opelika, AL is a beautiful city with plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature. There are several golf courses in the area for you to take advantage of if you want to enjoy a few rounds, along with walking…[read more]
70
  • Irondale, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,388
  • I cannot recommend living in Irondale, AL enough to anyone looking to raise a family in a city with a small-town feel. Our community is wonderful out here. Everyone comes together frequently on the…[read more]
69
  • Hartselle, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,475
  • I have lived in the city of Hartselle, AL. the southern hospitality everywhere is a great experience. There is little crime here, which is great if you are looking to start a family or being in a safe…[read more]
67
  • Moores Mill, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,493
68
  • Gulf Shores, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,252
  • When my wife and I retired, we wanted a sunny and warm place to call home and we have found that while living in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico, we feel like we have our own…[read more]

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Alabama. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Alabama for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Alabama cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Alabama, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.