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Bessemer Jobs Overview

12,392
Job Openings
5.3%
Unemployment Rate
$45,590
Median Base Salary
27k
Population

Bessemer has the 1166th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 2.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Bessemer is part of the Birmingham metro area. Unemployment in the Birmingham area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Birmingham has the 50th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Bessemer is below average at $45,590, and the median cost of a home in Bessemer is $90,500, which is below the national average. 12% of workers in Bessemer hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 80% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Bessemer. 84% of Bessemer workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Bessemer spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

T A Lawson State-Bessemer

1100 Ninth Avenue SW
Millsap Bldg - (Satellite of the Employment Office)
Bessemer, AL 35022
205-929-3501