Mayor Sam Jones has worked his entire career to bring jobs to Mobile. His leadership has brought ThyssenKrupp, Austal, SSAB, Airbus, Singapore Technologies, BAE, Safran, AVIC, and also Publix, Academy Sport. These are real jobs with good pay.
“Mobile is not just creating jobs – Mobilians are designing and manufacturing cutting-edge technology that will change the globe. Mobile is not just on the map – Mobile is now on the world stage, and I plan to keep it there.” – Sam Jones
Garner Economics, reports of Alabama’s four major metros, only Mobile has seen real growth in wages over the past two years. The average hourly wage, up 7 percent over two years, wages in Birmingham-Hoover, Huntsville, and Montgomery shrank in real terms.
Alabama Department of Commerce, New and Expanding Jobs report ranks Mobile number one for job announcements in the state.