Chamber-assisted companies add 4,658 jobs in 2019

Monday, January 6, 2020

by VeloCityOKC

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber saw a successful year in 2019 as it continued to pursue economic development opportunities for the region. Greater Oklahoma City saw significant investment by companies in the Greater Oklahoma City region during 2019. In total, 4,658 new jobs are projected in the region including eight new recruitment projects, seven company expansion projects and 74 local companies indicating local growth. For this growth, the average projected wage is $69,561 with anticipated local investment of $963 million.

“Oklahoma City is seeing increased momentum in its economic development efforts, as evidenced by the significant number of jobs announced this year by both new and existing companies,” said Jeff Seymour, executive vice president for economic development at the Chamber. “Oklahoma City exemplifies that companies want to locate and grow in communities that invest in their own quality of life.”

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