Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 630,900 jobs in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 641,039 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma City added 1,700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,495 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oklahoma City job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Oklahoma City 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 for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
CES employment for Oklahoma City peaked in March 2016 at 635,600. Since then 4,700 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 629,200 in November 2016, Oklahoma City has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 655,478 for Oklahoma City in March 2016. 14,439 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma City since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 631,951, Oklahoma City has added 9,088 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employment History