Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 1,668,300 jobs in Oklahoma in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,764,465 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma lost 3,800 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 9,317 (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 January 2015 for Oklahoma at 1,674,800. Since then 6,500 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,646,700 in June 2016, Oklahoma has gained 21,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oklahoma for November 2017 is at a new high of 1,764,465.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma Employment History