Tulsa, Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 444,300 jobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 452,772 employed persons for the month. Tulsa lost 2,200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 142 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tulsa 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.
Tulsa, Oklahoma Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tulsa 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 Tulsa, Oklahoma
CES employment for Tulsa peaked in July 2015 at 447,400. Since then 3,100 jobs have been lost in Tulsa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 443,500 in March 2016, Tulsa has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 461,172 for Tulsa in January 2016. 8,400 jobs have been lost in Tulsa since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 445,494, Tulsa has added 7,278 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tulsa, Oklahoma Employment History