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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Job Growth

There were 672,800 jobs in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 691,153 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma City added 1,800 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 360 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oklahoma City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 672,800 +1,800 +29,400
CPS 691,153 -360 +13,652

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 September 2022 is at a new high of 672,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 691,513 for Oklahoma City in August 2022. 360 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma City since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 672,800 1,800 691,153 -360
August 2022 671,000 600 691,513 531
July 2022 670,400 4,700 690,982 572
June 2022 665,700 2,600 690,410 -438
May 2022 663,100 -700 690,848 1,418
April 2022 663,800 1,900 689,430 1,542
March 2022 661,900 3,200 687,888 2,870
February 2022 658,700 1,900 685,018 2,367
January 2022 656,800 4,500 682,651 2,749
December 2021 652,300 1,400 679,902 -206
November 2021 650,900 2,400 680,108 407
October 2021 648,500 5,100 679,701 2,200