What kind of jobs are there in Montgomery, AL?

The majority of jobs in Montgomery involve the military or state government, but the city is also a major automotive manufacturer.

The greatest number of jobs are federal jobs associated with Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, which contains the Air War College.

Since Montgomery is Alabama’s capital city, there are many state jobs. These are followed by public school system jobs, health care jobs at area hospitals and clinics and manufacturing jobs at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, where the Elantra, Sonata and Santa Fe are built.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.4 /10

How we calculate this.

Montgomery has a healthier job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary



Unemployment Rate 2019

of people are without a job

0.7% lower than national average

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.