Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 1

Table 3: Wyoming Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll, and Average Weekly Wage for Second Quarter by Industry, 2003 and 2004
Average Monthly Employment Total Payroll Average Weekly Wage
     
Second Quarter Change Second Quarter Change Second Quarter Change
Industry Title and NAICSa Sector 2003 2004 No. % 2003 2004 Amt. % 2003 2004 Amt. %
                         
Total, All Industries 243,431 250,721 7,290 3.0 $1,780,503,235 $1,908,715,798 $128,212,563 7.2 $563 $586 $23 4.1
     
Total Private (11-99) 183,533 188,811 5,279 2.9 $1,280,222,163 $1,385,687,472 $105,465,309 8.2 $537 $565 $28 5.2
Agriculture (11) 2,402 2,545 143 6.0 12,428,573 13,457,207 1,028,634 8.3 398 407 9 2.2
Mining (21) 17,968 19,648 1,680 9.4 245,426,250 278,861,191 33,434,941 13.6 1,051 1,092 41 3.9
Utilities (22) 2,144 2,218 74 3.5 38,800,434 39,089,308 288,874 0.7 1,392 1,355 -37 -2.6
Construction (23) 19,619 20,012 392 2.0 153,596,575 160,089,871 6,493,296 4.2 602 615 13 2.2
Manufacturing (31-33) 9,088 9,329 241 2.7 82,037,059 87,621,812 5,584,753 6.8 694 722 28 4.0
Wholesale Trade (42) 6,981 7,381 400 5.7 66,254,536 75,256,315 9,001,779 13.6 730 784 54 7.4
Retail Trade (44-45) 29,787 30,028 241 0.8 141,787,626 148,848,214 7,060,588 5.0 366 381 15 4.1
Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 6,882 7,356 474 6.9 53,805,672 59,132,546 5,326,874 9.9 601 618 17 2.8
Information (51) 4,191 4,240 49 1.2 30,438,797 31,900,752 1,461,955 4.8 559 579 20 3.6
Finance & Insurance (52) 6,668 6,883 215 3.2 57,551,530 61,307,218 3,755,688 6.5 664 685 21 3.2
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (53) 3,431 3,588 157 4.6 20,334,188 22,132,018 1,797,830 8.8 456 474 19 4.1
Professional & Technical Services (54) 7,431 7,701 270 3.6 63,848,891 69,632,709 5,783,818 9.1 661 696 35 5.2
Mgmt. of Companies & Enterprises (55) 515 739 225 43.7 6,374,425 $12,206,329b 5,831,904 91.5 953 1,270 317 33.3
Administrative & Waste Services (56) 7,964 7,259 -705c -8.9 38,533,922 37,557,624 -976,298 -2.5 372 398 26 6.9
Educational Services (61) 1,153 1,220 67 5.8 5,677,684 6,699,142 1,021,458 18.0 379 423 44 11.5
Health Care & Social Assistance (62) 18,674 19,264 590d 3.2 136,345,674 145,996,181 9,650,507 7.1 562 583 21 3.8
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (71) 2,678 2,740 62 2.3 8,498,482 10,062,815 1,564,333 18.4 244 283 38 15.7
Accommodation & Food Services (72) 28,523 29,123 599 2.1 78,885,455 85,455,881 6,570,426 8.3 213 226 13 6.1
Other Services (81) 7,432 7,537 104 1.4 39,596,390 40,380,339 783,949 2.0 410 412 2 0.6
     
Total Government 59,898 61,909 2,011 3.4 $500,281,072 $523,028,326 $22,747,254 4.5 $642 $650 $7 1.2
Federal Government 7,665 7,658 -7 -0.1 83,664,283 91,714,621 $8,050,338 9.6 840 921 82 9.7
State Government 12,700 14,435 1,735e 13.7 116,123,765 121,311,629 $5,187,864 4.5 703 646 -57 -8.1
Local Government 39,533 39,816 283f 0.7 300,493,024 310,002,076 $9,509,052 3.2 585 599 14 2.4
aNorth American Industry Classification System.
bOne CEO paid in excess of $1.0 million. Noneconomic code change employment increase of 166 from Mining (21) and Construction (23).
cDecrease mostly due to various large employers' code changes from administrative & support services (561) to various subsectors.
dIncrease partially due to large employer code change from administrative & support services (561) to social assistance (624). Large employer ownership change in
nursing & residential care facilities (623) from private ownership to local government ownership.
eIncrease of approximately 1,500 employees and $2 million due to new payroll system in place first quarter 2004.
fIncrease due to large employer ownership change in nursing & residential care facilities (623) from private ownership to local government ownership.

 

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