Recruiters can fill numerous positions in the Aviation sector in Oklahoma City both for the Federal Government and private employers. This is because Oklahoma City is home to approximately 265 Aviation and Aerospace firms. That is why one of the largest sectors in the city is the trade, transportation and utilities sector that has grown from 2.1% in February 2015 to 3.1% in July 2015, and employs an average of 112,100 people.
Major employers in the city include Tinker Air Force Base which has employed 26,000 people, and FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Centre, with 6,500 staff. In the aviation sector an airline pilot can earn an average of $107,550 per year.
Another large sector in Oklahoma City is the Energy sector, due to the oil and natural gas reserves that are found in the city. Key employers include Chesapeake Energy and Devon Energy Corporation. Recruiters can help petroleum engineers get access to generous salaries that average $176,460 per year.
This city is becoming increasingly popular for professional staff across all industries as the cost of living is 0.4% below the national average. In addition, the rate of unemployment is only 4.3%, which is also lower than the national average of 5.5%.
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