The Fastest Growing Careers in Tulsa, Oklahoma

If you are looking for a job or just looking for relocation opportunities, then Tulsa, Oklahoma, may be the place for you. The following article gives brief, current facts about Tulsa and lists the fastest-growing career opportunities in the city.

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Brief Facts About Tulsa

Tulsa, located in Tulsa County, is the second-largest city in Oklahoma. While the city of Tulsa is made up of roughly 197 square miles, the city population proper is made up of only about 403,000, according to 2016 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. According to Forbes, the cost of living in Tulsa is 6% below the national average. As reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in March 2018, the unemployment rate in this city was 3.9%, just below the national rate of 4.1% and down from 4.4% in January. The average hourly rate for those working in Tulsa as of May 2017 was $21.76, the BLS states.

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Fastest Growing Occupations in OK

The following list of occupations represents the fastest growing careers in all of Oklahoma from 2014-2024, according to the website for the state of Oklahoma. These occupations are expected to experience between 25% and 35% growth over the next several years. This list is not sorted in any particular ascending or descending order:

  • Home Health Aides
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
  • Personal Care Aides
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Statisticians
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Audiologists
  • Hearing Aid Specialists
  • Metal and Plastic Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators
  • Metal and Plastic Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers
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