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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Job Growth

There were 643,900 jobs in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 657,112 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma City added 4,100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,736 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oklahoma City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 643,900 +4,100 +15,300
CPS 657,112 +5,736 +12,999

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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 643,900.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Oklahoma City is at a new high of 657,112.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 643,900 4,100 657,112 5,736
January 2018 639,800 -1,600 651,376 -1,073
December 2017 641,400 400 652,449 1,679
November 2017 641,000 100 650,770 585
October 2017 640,900 2,700 650,185 2,551
September 2017 638,200 2,700 647,634 3,971
August 2017 635,500 300 643,663 -234
July 2017 635,200 1,100 643,897 1,142
June 2017 634,100 1,700 642,755 253
May 2017 632,400 1,000 642,502 -3,135
April 2017 631,400 100 645,637 -2,232
March 2017 631,300 2,700 647,869 3,756