Department of Numbers

Tulsa, Oklahoma Job Growth

There were 463,100 jobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 471,439 employed persons for the month. Tulsa lost 600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,098 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tulsa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 463,100 -600 +10,600
CPS 471,439 -1,098 +11,751

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 2018 at 463,700. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Tulsa according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 472,537 for Tulsa in September 2018. 1,098 jobs have been lost in Tulsa since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Tulsa, Oklahoma Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 463,100 -600 471,439 -1,098
September 2018 463,700 1,200 472,537 639
August 2018 462,500 1,100 471,898 529
July 2018 461,400 1,600 471,369 371
June 2018 459,800 2,300 470,998 1,231
May 2018 457,500 600 469,767 2,776
April 2018 456,900 2,800 466,991 1,452
March 2018 454,100 1,800 465,539 660
February 2018 452,300 -800 464,879 2,424
January 2018 453,100 -2,100 462,455 928
December 2017 455,200 1,700 461,527 1,092
November 2017 453,500 1,000 460,435 747