25. Birmingham, AL – 21,208 Job Openings
Birmingham was once called “The Magic City” for its incredible economic growth in the early 1900s. Today, the city is experiencing a new wave of that magic. Birmingham is becoming one of the most important financial and business centers of the South East.
The multicultural city has garnered the attention of large international corporations that are interested in its business friendly environment. Companies such as Lockheed Martin have moved into Alabama, using the state to produce ground-breaking hypersonic technology. Other large companies such as Mazda Toyota Manufacturing are also investing close to Birmingham.