Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 652,700 jobs in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 658,029 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma City added 2,300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,372 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oklahoma City 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.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
CES employment for Oklahoma City peaked in December 2018 at 655,700. Since then 3,000 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 650,400 in January 2019, Oklahoma City has gained 2,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 668,166 for Oklahoma City in July 2018. 10,137 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma City since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 654,657, Oklahoma City has added 3,372 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employment History