Workforce Landscape

As your company grows headcount in Tulsa, our team moves beyond access to candidates to open up a broad set of partnership opportunities.

InTulsa’s talent pool strengths

Tulsa is in a unique and advantageous position to capitalize on this new growth and foster an economy that produces more sustainable, diverse and higher paying jobs.

Software & Engineering

Tulsa’s number of software engineers and developers grew  by 27% from 2016 - 2021.
From 2015 - 2020, Tulsa’s talent pipeline grew computer science graduates by 51%.


Tulsa is outpacing cities like KC and NYC for project managers.
Since 2016, Tulsa has grown it’s project manager workforce by 11%, adding 400+ PMs.

Customer Service

Tulsa's supply of customer service reps grew by 12% from 2016-2021, 3% faster growth than the U.S.
Tulsa has 16% more CSRs per capita than the U.S.


Finance talent in Tulsa is 10% more affordable and 20% greater per capita than than the U.S. averages.

Sales & Business Development

Tulsa’s sales talent base grew 28% more than the U.S. since 2016. From 2014 to 2019, there was nearly a 30% increase in SDR jobs.
From 2014 to 2019, there was nearly a 30% increase in SDR jobs.


Digital marketing specialists in Tulsa are 16% more affordable than national averages.

Tulsa’s tech workforce

Industry Growth

Since 2015, the tech industry workforce in Tulsa has grown nearly 15% in terms of jobs, whereas non-tech industrial has decreased by about 2%

More Tech Postings

Since 2017, tech job posts have more than doubled, growing by 140%

Growth in Tech Jobs

Since 2001, overall tech jobs grew by 21%, while all other jobs grew by 0.47%

Avg. Tech Salary

The average salary for tech is around $81k and this number is 60% greater than the non-tech workforce.

Tech jobs vs. Other types in Tulsa

Tulsa's Total Regional Employment for the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics- 2021
** The Other Types of Jobs category encompasses all other jobs outside of the knowledge economy.

Customer Service Representatives per 100k

Tulsa’s per capita is 16% more than the U.S. and 7% more than OKC

Project Manager Workforce

Tulsa is outpacing cities like KC and NYC for project managers

Tulsa Tech Jobs Growth 2016 - 2021

Tech occupations are growing at an average rate of 2.7 percentage points higher than non tech occupations.

Tulsa’s educational landscape

60,042 Tulsa’s Degree Count

2+ years Degrees (25 Years + Educational Attainment) earned within a 150 mile radius in 2020

Computer Science Degree Growth

Within a 150 mile radius from 2010 - 2020