ECONOMY MAJOR INDUSTRIES:
• Bioscience: Oklahoma City’s Bioscience presence is generating national and international attention. The sector employs more than 51,000 statewide. Companies within this industry are dedicated to providing Bioscience goods and services, as well as education and research testing. • Energy: Oklahoma City is the Energy capital of the state. Energy accounts for approximately 3% of metro employment but more than
The economy of the Greater Oklahoma City region is diverse. While federal, state and local government are the largest employers and the oil and natural gas sector generates the largest revenues, the area’s major private-sector economic contributors include:
• Aviation & Aerospace: With the largest concentration of aviation and aerospace firms in the state, the Greater Oklahoma City region’s 236 firms employ 36,600 workers – and growing. Nearly 65% of the workforce at Tinker Air Force Base - the largest single-site employer in the state – consists of civilian contractors and service providers.
8% of total compensation. The sector draws its strength from several Energy companies with headquarters in the city.
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT BY SECTOR- GREATER OKC REGION
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