Oklahoma

CHCP's Online Health Care Career Education in Oklahoma

Health care is one of the top-paying industries in Oklahoma, making the state an excellent destination for providers wanting to focus on quality of life, quality of care and quality of career. The Oklahoma Magazine online recently reported that, "The health care industry's history of steady job growth is estimated to keep climbing, with the creation of 5.6 million new jobs by 2020, according to a recent study." For Oklahoma's medical sector, that means an expected workforce shortage and a growing challenge for Oklahoma hospitals to hire and retain the best applicants.

  • According to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, employment in Health Services is projected to increase by 31% between 2010 and 2020.
  • Forbes lists Oklahoma City as the #8 Best Place for Business and Careers and ranks it #18 in job growth.
  • The On Numbers Economic Index, a monthly measure of economic vitality, consistenly ranks Oklahoma City in the top five metropolitan areas.