Tulsa, Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 458,400 jobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 474,639 employed persons for the month. Tulsa lost 300 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 964 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tulsa 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.
Tulsa, Oklahoma Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tulsa 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 Tulsa, Oklahoma
CES employment for Tulsa peaked in December 2019 at 464,600. Since then 6,200 jobs have been lost in Tulsa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 413,800 in April 2020, Tulsa has gained 44,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in March 2023 for Tulsa is at a new high of 474,639.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tulsa, Oklahoma Employment History