Department of Numbers

Tulsa, Oklahoma Job Growth

There were 452,600 jobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 464,047 employed persons for the month. Tulsa lost 500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,338 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tulsa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 452,600 -500 +7,600
CPS 464,047 +3,338 +8,727

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 2017 at 455,200. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Tulsa according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Tulsa is at a new high of 464,047.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Tulsa, Oklahoma Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 452,600 -500 464,047 3,338
January 2018 453,100 -2,100 460,709 -477
December 2017 455,200 1,700 461,186 2,097
November 2017 453,500 1,000 459,089 2,336
October 2017 452,500 2,900 456,753 1,566
September 2017 449,600 500 455,187 3,312
August 2017 449,100 1,000 451,875 739
July 2017 448,100 200 451,136 1,854
June 2017 447,900 1,300 449,282 -934
May 2017 446,600 700 450,216 -2,245
April 2017 445,900 -500 452,461 -3,298
March 2017 446,400 1,400 455,759 439