Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 638,300 jobs in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 669,998 employed persons for the month. Oklahoma City added 700 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,857 (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 November 2019 at 666,100. Since then 27,800 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 587,800 in April 2020, Oklahoma City has gained 50,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 677,491 for Oklahoma City in February 2020. 7,493 jobs have been lost in Oklahoma City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 581,137, Oklahoma City has added 88,861 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Employment History