Tulsa, Oklahoma Job Growth
There were 429,100 jobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 413,741 employed persons for the month. Tulsa added 5,900 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 19,285 (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 September 2019 at 464,700. Since then 35,600 jobs have been lost in Tulsa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 423,200 in April 2020, Tulsa has gained 5,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 467,548 for Tulsa in September 2019. 53,807 jobs have been lost in Tulsa since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 394,456, Tulsa has added 19,285 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tulsa, Oklahoma Employment History