Within the heart of the Oklahoma City MSA, Oklahoma County provides a unique workforce mix of experienced aerospace, energy, manufacturing, and public administration professionals combined with recent college grads and more than 1,000 military retirees annually. The market is strengthened by a world class training and development program, cost-effective non-union labor, and superior engineering talent.
Consistently ranked as one of the nation’s leading workforce training efforts, Oklahoma Career Tech offers the Training for Industry Program (TIP), which provides customized employee training for no or low cost to companies, including job-specific technical training, employee assessment, organizational design, strategic planning and much more. The program is a no-cost/low-cost way for new or growing companies that create jobs to get a skilled, focused and motivated workforce.
Oklahoma is a right-to-work to state and the average costs in the Oklahoma City MSA are 15% below the national average.
Oklahoma County ranks 5th highest per capita nationwide with approximately 7,000 workers in engineering
occupations throughout the OKC MSA in multiple sectors. The engineering talent base is developed through engineering programs at University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University both located in the Oklahoma City MSA.