As one of the nation’s major centers of health care delivery, the Oklahoma City region employs more than 82,000 health care sector workers. Our 36 general medical and surgical hospitals and 9 specialized hospitals combine to offer outstanding health care.
One of the state’s biggest employment generators, the aerospace industry represents more than 38,000 jobs at more than 250 firms in Oklahoma.
Headquarters and Shared Services
Companies like Hobby Lobby, Devon Energy, Paycom, Sonic Corp., MidFirst Bank, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores and American Fidelity are just a handful of the diverse employers who operate their headquarters in Oklahoma City.
Well-known for being a global oil capital, Oklahoma City's energy industry developed significantly from its oil-intense beginnings. OKC also makes a great fit for CNG, wind and solar production and manufacturing.
Manufacturing and Distribution
This broad category includes metals and machinery; building materials; food products; and medical devices and equipment. With more than 38,000 employed, the manufacturing sector represents approximately 6 percent of the Greater Oklahoma.
Technology and Entrepreneurship
In many ways, OKC's very roots run deep in the entrepreneurial spirit — after all, we went from a city of zero to more than 10,000 in one day back in the Land Run of 1889. From successful tech startups to biotech labs to the inventor's workbench, OKC is a place where your ideas can get off the ground.