Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 1,655,800 jobs in Oklahoma in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,756,961 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma lost 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,137 (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 19,000 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,646,700 in June 2016, Oklahoma has gained 9,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oklahoma reached a maximum of 1,757,039 in June 2015. 78 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma since then according to the household survey. From a July 2016 low of 1,731,628, Oklahoma has added 25,333 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma Employment History