Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 1,674,400 jobs in Oklahoma in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,812,716 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma added 2,700 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,902 (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 September 2019 for Oklahoma at 1,707,700. Since then 33,300 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,533,900 in April 2020, Oklahoma has gained 140,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oklahoma for March 2022 is at a new high of 1,812,716.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma Employment History