Copyright 2003 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning


Table 1: Comparison of Nonagricultural Private Employment and Annual Average Wage (AAW) for Wyoming and Colorado by Industry, 2001
  Wyoming Colorado
  Employment Percent of Employment Percent of
Industry Title and Code Number Percent AAW Poverty* Number Percent AAW Poverty* ECRE**
         
Mining (21) 18,358 9.4% $53,466 290.6% 12,985 0.7% $75,595 410.8% -17,182
Utilities (22) ND ND ND ND 8,054 0.4% $65,379 355.3% NA
Construction (23) 20,666 10.5% $31,977 173.8% 176,946 9.0% $39,012 212.0% -3,407
Manufacturing (31-33) 10,174 5.2% $36,685 199.4% 183,442 9.3% $47,606 258.7% 8,857
Wholesale Trade (42) 6,899 3.5% $36,807 200.0% 101,097 5.1% $52,601 285.9% 3,305
Retail Trade (44-45) 31,250 15.9% $18,703 101.6% 253,711 12.8% $23,890 129.8% -6,960
Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) ND ND ND ND 69,501 3.5% $38,936 211.6% NA
Information (51) ND ND ND ND 108,440 5.5% $65,971 358.5% NA
Finance & Insurance (52) 6,497 3.3% $37,006 201.1% 105,827 5.4% $55,881 303.7% 4,234
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (53) 3,532 1.8% $22,499 122.3% 48,503 2.5% $33,485 182.0% 1,315
Professional & Technical Services (54) 8,301 4.2% $33,478 181.9% 161,344 8.2% $61,164 332.4% 8,400
Management of Companies & Enterprises (55) 814 0.4% $41,795 227.1% 18,245 0.9% $76,885 417.9% 1,006
Administrative & Waste Services (56) 7,420 3.8% $20,063 109.0% 143,086 7.2% $26,765 145.5% 7,313
Educational Services (61) 1,382 0.7% $18,854 102.5% 27,331 1.4% $26,163 142.2% 1,350
Health Care & Social Assistance (62)*** 23,408 11.9% $27,967 152.0% 193,769 9.8% $34,248 186.1% -4,628
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (71) 3,408 1.7% $14,372 78.1% 44,066 2.2% $27,306 148.4% 988
Accommodation & Food Services (72) 27,597 14.1% $10,867 59.1% 212,441 10.8% $13,789 74.9% -7,294
Other Services (81) ND ND ND ND 106,660 5.4% $22,840 124.1% NA
         
Total 196,086 100.0% $28,037 152.4% 1,975,448 100.0% $37,937 206.2%  
*Percent of poverty guideline for a family of four (i.e., $18,400 = 100%).
**This is the employment change to reach equivalency (ECRE) in Wyoming compared to bordering states for the same industry while holding employment in all other industries constant.
***Adjusted to account for NAICS 622 hospital employment in Local Government.
ND = Not disclosable due to confidentiality issues.
NA = Not available. Unable to calculate due to non-disclosable data.
Source Data: Bureau of Economic Analysis Tables SA27 and SA07.



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