Copyright 2001 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Table 5: Quarterly Wages for Persons Aged 25 to 34 by Industry and Educational Attainment, 2000
   
  No Known College Community College 1996-1998 Graduates
     
  Avg. Wage Qtrs. Number Percent of Total Number Qtrs/SSN Avg. Wage Qtrs. Number Percent of Total Number Qtrs/SSN
     
Agriculture $3,610 95 27 1.1 3.5 $2,873 47 16 1.7 2.9
Mining 9,416 898 244 10.2 3.7 9,647 139 40 4.3 3.5
Construction 6,441 1,014 271 11.3 3.7 $5,622 144 47 5.0 3.1
Manufacturing 6,828 639 162 6.8 3.9 5,666 118 39 4.2 3.0
TCPU* 6,373 438 118 4.9 3.7 5,368 76 22 2.4 3.5
Wholesale Trade 6,797 549 144 6.0 3.8 7,903 156 45 4.8 3.5
Retail Trade 3,881 2,182 561 23.5 3.9 2,914 531 163 17.4 3.3
FIRE** 4,715 440 114 4.8 3.9 4,296 131 41 4.4 3.2
Services 4,341 1,795 476 19.9 3.8 5,123 1,133 330 35.3 3.4
Government 4,885 1,063 275 11.5 3.9 4,483 640 193 20.6 3.3
   
Total $5,459 9,113 2,392 100.0 3.8 $4,937 3,115 936 100.0 3.3
                     
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  Avg. Wage Qtrs. Number Percent of Total Number Qtrs/SSN Avg. Wage Qtrs. Number Percent of Total Number Qtrs/SSN
     
Agriculture *** *** ***   *** *** ***
Mining *** *** ***   $12,816 197 52 9.9 3.8
Construction *** *** ***   *** *** ***
Manufacturing $8,314 39 41 10.0 1.0 10,010 152 41 7.8 3.7
TCPU* 7,579 38 19 4.6 2.0 9,645 68 19 3.6 3.6
Wholesale Trade *** *** ***   8,844 91 24 4.6 3.8
Retail Trade 5,435 140 65 15.9 2.2 5,746 260 65 12.4 4.0
FIRE** 7,352 89 18 4.4 4.9 7,415 66 18 3.4 3.7
Services 5,997 445 127 31.0 3.5 6,533 481 127 24.2 3.8
Government 5,654 571 140 34.1 4.1 7,589 541 140 26.7 3.9
   
Total $6,130 1,322 410 100.0 3.2 $7,882 1,988 524 100.0 3.8
* Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities.
** Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate.
*** Suppressed for confidentiality.
Note: Qtrs/SSN represents the average number of quarters each individual worked in 2000.

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