Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 1,693,900 jobs in Oklahoma in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,773,519 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma added 1,800 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,456 (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 December 2018 for Oklahoma at 1,696,200. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,692,100 in January 2019, Oklahoma has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oklahoma reached a maximum of 1,781,862 in June 2018. 8,343 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma Employment History