Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 1,618,900 jobs in Oklahoma in September 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,780,447 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma lost 3,100 jobs in September 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 51,724 (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 October 2019 for Oklahoma at 1,707,200. Since then 88,300 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,556,500 in April 2020, Oklahoma has gained 62,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oklahoma reached a maximum of 1,785,827 in February 2020. 5,380 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,515,047, Oklahoma has added 265,400 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma Employment History