WorkKeys Skill Requirements
for Oklahoma Careers with the Most Openings

This table shows the median WorkKeys skill requirements for careers with the most annual openings in Oklahoma. 

WorkKeys is a national workforce development system that compares a worker's skills with the skills required to successfully perform a specific job. Workers are scored on three multiple-choice tests covering Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information, with passing scores ranging from 3 to 6 or 7. For more information on the testing and certification program, see WorkKeys and Oklahoma Career Readiness.


Oklahoma CareersWorkKeys Requirements
Occupations Requiring High School Diploma and On-the-Job TrainingAverage Annual OpeningsAverage WageApplied MathematicsLocating InformationReading for Information
Retail Salespersons2500 $22,590 4 4 5
Office Clerks, General1060$22,400344
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers980$21,300343
Dental Assistants170$27,670445
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers620$21,680443
Medical Assistants360$24,700455
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer710$33,720344
Receptionists and Information Clerks550$21,570444
Customer Service Representatives1040$26,640544
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks520$27,980444
Occupations Requiring 2 - 4 Years of Education and/or On-the-Job Training beyond High SchoolAverage Annual OpeningsAverage WageApplied MathematicsLocating InformationReading for Information
Registered Nurses1140$50,330445
Computer Support Specialists180$34,760545
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians130$49,040444
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics400$32,670444
Geological and Petroleum Technicians20$46,590345
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians80$31,440555
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses460$31,680444
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers300$30,350343
Petroleum Pump System & Refinery Operators40$46,860343
Occupations Requiring
4 Years or More of Education beyond High School
Average Annual OpeningsAverage WageApplied MathematicsLocating InformationReading for Information
Elementary Teachers, Except Special Education590$36,870344
Accountants and Auditors510$50,670655
Petroleum Engineers60$95,160656
General and Operations Managers930$73,200767
Network and Computer Systems Administrators130$53,920655
Computer Systems Analysts160$64,020345
Aerospace Engineers40$79,790656
Secondary Teachers, Except Special/Voc. Ed400$37,960445
Postsecondary Teachers910$48,608656
Business Operations Specialists, All Other270$58,100545

The skill levels provided for careers are estimated based on ACTís DISCOVER-based occupations populated with WorkKeysÆ score estimates, available WorkKeysÆ job analyses using samples of convenience, O*NET occupational data, and the recommendations of expert raters.