Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 1,651,500 jobs in Oklahoma in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,729,811 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma lost 5,800 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 9,030 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oklahoma job growth compared to other states.
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Oklahoma Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Oklahoma as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Oklahoma
CES employment peaked in February 2015 for Oklahoma at 1,675,700. Since then 24,200 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Oklahoma reached a maximum of 1,788,383 in March 2016. 58,572 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 1,720,369, Oklahoma has added 9,442 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma Employment History