Location or Expansion


Oklahoma workers have earned a national reputation for an extraordinary level of proficiency, productivity and reliability. They contribute their skills, experience and dedication to the success of a wide variety of technologically advanced industries, including:

  • Aerospace/Aviation
  • Corporate Services (Finance, Insurance, Health)
  • Traditional and Renewable Energy (Wind, Solar, Geo, Bio, CNG)
  • Advanced Food Processing and Packaging
  • Biosciences
  • Warehousing/Logistics/Distribution
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Meteorological Services
  • Technology

The Average Wage Advantage

Oklahoma’s average wage, commensurate with the state’s affordable cost of living, is significantly lower than that of comparable states. Statewide labor surveys also reveal a significant number of underemployed workers willing to explore and capitalize on new opportunities.

For complete labor survey results, see Workforce and Employer Data.