The Tulsa jobs field is rich with variety. Situated on the historic Route 66, the City of Tulsa boasts a growing population thanks to low cost of living averages and thriving tourism, higher education and industrial sectors.
With part of its downtown designated as the "Oil Capital Historic District," Tulsa oil industry jobs have a vibrant history and future in both corporate and field positions.
Entry-level and internship positions help graduates get their foot in the door, and geologists, geophysicists, drillers, welders, inspectors, project managers, engineers and safety consultants will see their pay scale increase as they gain experience.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that aircraft mechanics and service technicians were employed at seven times the national rate in Tulsa, and that installation, maintenance and repair jobs account for 5.3 percent of local employment, which is substantially higher than the national average.
The 2018 Tulsa Largest Employers List published by the Tulsa Regional Chamber reports that businesses such as American Airlines Maintenance Base, AAON, IC of Oklahoma, NORDAM, Baker Hughes, Spirit AeroSystems and ONEOK maintain over 1,000 employees each year.
More than a dozen hospitals, including specialists in their field such as The Childrens Hospital at Saint Francis and the Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute, ensure that Tulsa's health care field is filled with opportunities for nurses, physicians, medical assistants and radiologists.
For those just starting out in the medical community or seeking totheir education, the programs and internships provided by the OU-TU School of Community Medicine can help build resumes and portfolios with hands-on experience.
Whether you are a retiree, student or burnt-out office worker, positions at Tulsas zoo, aquarium, museums, learning centers, theaters and ballparks invite job seekers to explore a different kind of career path.
Shift work positions among the many restaurants and hotels located throughout the historic city supply night owls and part-timers with a wide variety of culinary, receptionist, security, housekeeping and maintenance jobs. And if the great outdoors is your cup of tea, the growing number of walking trails and parks throughout the city offer options for job seekers as groundskeepers and tour guides.