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Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment(1)

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


Both Statewide and in Natrona County, total employment has increased from April 1997 to April 1998 (0.3% and 1.0%, respectively). Laramie County employment has decreased in the same period (-0.3%).


WYOMING STATEWIDE(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
APR 98 (p) MAR 98 (r) APR 97 MAR 98-APR 98 APR 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 217.9 215.8 217.2 1.0 0.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 41.1 39.8 39.8 3.3 3.3
--Mining 16.6 16.5 16.0 0.6 3.8
----Coal Mining 4.6 4.5 4.5 2.2 2.2
----Oil & Gas Extraction 8.1 8.0 7.7 1.2 5.2
------Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 2.7 2.6 2.6 3.8 3.8
------Oil & Gas Field Services 5.4 5.4 5.1 0.0 5.9
----Nonmetallic Minerals 3.2 3.2 3.1 0.0 3.2
--Construction 13.8 12.7 13.5 8.7 2.2
----General Building Contractors 3.3 3.1 3.1 6.5 6.5
----Heavy Construction 3.8 3.2 3.8 18.8 0.0
----Special Trade Construction 6.7 6.4 6.6 4.7 1.5
--Manufacturing 10.7 10.6 10.3 0.9 3.9
----Durable Goods 4.9 4.9 4.8 0.0 2.1
----Nondurable Goods 5.8 5.7 5.5 1.8 5.5
------Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
------Petroleum & Coal Products 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.0 8.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 176.8 176.0 177.4 0.5 -0.3
--Transportation & Public Utilities 13.7 13.6 13.7 0.7 0.0
----Transportation 8.5 8.4 8.5 1.2 0.0
------Railroad Transportation 2.9 2.8 3.0 3.6 -3.3
------Trucking & Warehousing 3.4 3.4 3.3 0.0 3.0
----Communications 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
------Telephone Communications 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 3.2 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0
------Electric Services 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
--Trade 50.2 49.8 50.7 0.8 -1.0
----Wholesale Trade 7.8 7.8 7.7 0.0 1.3
------Durable Goods 4.3 4.3 4.2 0.0 2.4
------Nondurable Goods 3.5 3.5 3.5 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 42.4 42.0 43.0 1.0 -1.4
------Bldg. Matls. & Garden Supply 1.8 1.7 1.8 5.9 0.0
------General Merchandise Stores 4.4 4.4 4.6 0.0 -4.3
--------Department Stores 3.8 3.8 3.8 0.0 0.0
------Food Stores 5.4 5.3 5.4 1.9 0.0
------Auto. Dlrs. & Service Stations 7.6 7.6 7.5 0.0 1.3
--------Gas Stations 4.0 4.0 3.9 0.0 2.6
------Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0
------Furniture & Home Furn. Stores 1.4 1.4 1.4 0.0 0.0
------Eating & Drinking Places 15.9 15.7 16.4 1.3 -3.0
------Miscellaneous Retail 4.6 4.6 4.6 0.0 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.2 8.2 8.0 0.0 2.5
----Depos-Nondepos & Security Brkrs. 3.8 3.8 3.7 0.0 2.7
------Depository Institutions 3.1 3.1 3.0 0.0 3.3
----Insurance 2.2 2.3 2.2 -4.3 0.0
--Services 45.8 45.6 45.8 0.4 0.0
----Hotels & Other Lodging Places 6.7 6.7 6.7 0.0 0.0
----Personal Services 1.9 1.9 1.9 0.0 0.0
----Business Services 5.4 5.4 5.3 0.0 1.9
----Automotive & Misc. Repair Svcs. 2.9 2.9 2.8 0.0 3.6
----Amusements (Rec.Svcs.& Mot.Pics.) 3.1 3.2 3.1 -3.1 0.0
----Health Services 10.2 10.1 10.2 1.0 0.0
------Offices of Doctors of Medicine 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
----Legal Services 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
----Social Services 5.2 5.1 5.2 2.0 0.0
----Membership Organizations 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
----Engineering & Management 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.0 3.0
--Government 58.9 58.8 59.2 0.2 -0.5
----Total Federal Government 6.7 6.6 6.7 1.5 0.0
------Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Total State Government 13.8 13.6 13.7 1.5 0.7
------State Education 5.6 5.5 5.5 1.8 1.8
----Total Local Government 38.4 38.6 38.8 -0.5 -1.0
------Local Hospitals 5.1 5.1 5.0 0.0 2.0
------Local Education 21.6 21.9 22.1 -1.4 -2.3


LARAMIE COUNTY
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
APR 98 (p) MAR 98 (r) APR 97 MAR 98-APR 98 APR 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 34.8 34.3 34.9 1.5 -0.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 4.0 3.8 3.9 5.3 2.6
--Mining & Construction 2.3 2.1 2.3 9.5 0.0
--Manufacturing 1.7 1.7 1.6 0.0 6.2
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 30.8 30.6 31.0 0.7 -0.6
--Transportation and Public Util. 2.4 2.3 2.3 4.3 4.3
--Trade 8.3 8.1 8.3 2.5 0.0
----Wholesale Trade 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 7.5 7.3 7.6 2.7 -1.3
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
--Services 7.0 7.0 7.2 0.0 -2.8
--Total Government 11.0 11.1 11.1 -0.9 -0.9
----Federal Government 2.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.0
----State Government 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
----Local Government 5.4 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.0


NATRONA COUNTY(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
APR 98 (p) MAR 98 (r) APR 97 MAR 98-APR 98 APR 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 29.9 29.9 29.6 0.0 1.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.1 5.0 4.9 2.0 4.1
--Manufacturing 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
--Mining 2.0 2.0 1.9 0.0 5.3
--Construction 1.6 1.5 1.5 6.7 6.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 24.8 24.9 24.7 -0.4 0.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 1.7 1.7 1.6 0.0 6.3
----Transportation 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.0 10.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
--Trade 8.3 8.3 8.3 0.0 0.0
----Wholesale Trade 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 6.0 6.0 6.0 0.0 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
--Services 8.1 8.1 8.3 0.0 -2.4
----Personal & Business Services 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.0 6.7
----Health Services 2.7 2.6 2.9 3.8 -6.9
--Government 5.5 5.6 5.3 -1.8 3.8
----Local Government 4.2 4.2 4.0 0.0 5.0
------Local Education 2.8 3.0 2.8 -6.7 0.0


* Published in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


(1) Current Employment Statistics (CES) estimates include all full- and part-time wage and salary workers in nonagricultural establishments who worked or received pay during the week which includes the 12th of the month. Self-employed, domestic services, and personnel of the armed forces are excluded. Data are not seasonally adjusted.

(p) Subject to revision.
(r) Revised.

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