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

Table 4: Wyoming Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll, and Average Weekly Wage for Second Quarter by Region and County, 2003 and 2004
  Average Monthly Employment Total Payroll Average Weekly Wage
           
REGION/ Second Quarter Change Second Quarter Change Second Quarter Change
County 2003 2004 No. % 2003 2004 Amount % 2003 2004 Amt. %
     
TOTAL 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
     
NORTHWEST 37,547 38,022 476 1.3 $233,543,753 $249,387,296 $15,843,543 6.8 $478 $505 $26 5.4
Big Horn 4,289 4,425 137 3.2 30,651,940 31,862,067 1,210,127 3.9 550 554 4 0.7
Fremont 14,705 14,841 135 0.9 92,531,319 99,334,248 6,802,929 7.4 484 515 31 6.4
Hot Springs 1,924 1,929 5 0.3 9,966,512 10,105,534 139,022 1.4 398 403 4 1.1
Park 12,962 13,110 148 1.1 76,926,203 82,766,719 5,840,516 7.6 457 486 29 6.4
Washakie 3,666 3,717 50 1.4 23,467,779 25,318,728 1,850,949 7.9 492 524 32 6.4
     
NORTHEAST 39,691 41,192 1,501 3.8 $311,066,281 $338,973,590 $27,907,309 9.0 $603 $633 $30 5.0
Campbell 20,588 21,620 1,033 5.0 189,961,199 208,687,320 18,726,121 9.9 710 742 33 4.6
Crook 2,047 2,094 46 2.3 12,867,777 13,668,612 800,835 6.2 483 502 19 3.9
Johnson 2,977 3,160 184 6.2 17,485,702 19,188,197 1,702,495 9.7 452 467 15 3.4
Sheridan 11,878 12,116 238 2.0 77,167,895 83,495,860 6,327,965 8.2 500 530 30 6.1
Weston 2,201 2,202 0 0.0 13,583,708 13,933,601 349,893 2.6 475 487 12 2.6
     
SOUTHWEST 53,228 54,838 1,610 3.0 $421,441,911 $450,752,858 $29,310,947 7.0 $609 $632 $23 3.8
Lincoln 6,086 6,145 60 1.0 47,005,426 48,782,152 1,776,726 3.8 594 611 16 2.8
Sublette 2,727 3,069 342 12.5 20,523,259 23,122,919 2,599,660 12.7 579 580 1 0.1
Sweetwater 19,530 20,432 902 4.6 183,395,929 196,240,611 12,844,682 7.0 722 739 16 2.3
Teton 16,428 16,526 98 0.6 114,285,839 122,133,896 7,848,057 6.9 535 568 33 6.2
Uinta 8,458 8,666 208 2.5 56,231,458 60,473,280 4,241,822 7.5 511 537 25 5.0
     
SOUTHEAST 62,363 65,241 2,877 4.6 $435,072,240 $464,124,322 $29,052,082 6.7 $537 $547 $11 2.0
Albany 14,921 16,931 2010a 13.5 101,681,470 113,836,956 12,155,486 12.0 524 517 -7 -1.3
Goshen 4,050 4,075 26 0.6 22,584,900 23,094,555 509,655 2.3 429 436 7 1.6
Laramie 39,243 39,964 721 1.8 282,539,864 297,236,643 14,696,779 5.2 554 572 18 3.3
Niobrara 801 778 -22 -2.8 4,358,259 4,444,060 85,801 2.0 419 439 20 4.9
Platte 3,349 3,492 143 4.3 23,907,747 25,512,108 1,604,361 6.7 549 562 13 2.4
     
CENTRAL 44,589 46,369 1,780 4.0 $328,034,165 $360,024,030 $31,989,865 9.8 $566 $597 $31 5.5
Carbon 6,332 6,562 230 3.6 40,333,099 42,693,106 2,360,007 5.9 490 500 10 2.1
Converse 4,497 4,631 134 3.0 35,301,675 36,422,610 1,120,935 3.2 604 605 1 0.2
Natrona 33,760 35,176 1,416 4.2 252,399,391 280,908,314 28,508,923 11.3 575 614 39 6.8
     
Nonclassifiedb 6,013 5,058 -955 -15.9 $51,344,885 $45,453,702 -$5,891,183 -11.5 $657 $691 $34 5.2
                       
aIncrease of approximately 1,500 employees and $2 million due to new payroll system in place first quarter 2004.
bThe employer may be located statewide or in more than one county.

 

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