Department of Numbers

Oklahoma Job Growth

There were 1,681,000 jobs in Oklahoma in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,770,033 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma added 4,400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,783 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oklahoma job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,681,000 +4,400 +31,300
CPS 1,770,033 +3,783 +27,459

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 in February 2018 for Oklahoma is at a new high of 1,681,000.

CPS employment in Oklahoma for February 2018 is at a new high of 1,770,033.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Oklahoma Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 1,681,000 4,400 1,770,033 3,783
January 2018 1,676,600 -1,300 1,766,250 684
December 2017 1,677,900 1,900 1,765,566 -470
November 2017 1,676,000 100 1,766,036 -226
October 2017 1,675,900 9,000 1,766,262 1,667
September 2017 1,666,900 4,000 1,764,595 2,818
August 2017 1,662,900 100 1,761,777 3,341
July 2017 1,662,800 -700 1,758,436 3,820
June 2017 1,663,500 5,800 1,754,616 3,557
May 2017 1,657,700 1,500 1,751,059 3,273
April 2017 1,656,200 1,700 1,747,786 2,818
March 2017 1,654,500 4,800 1,744,968 2,394