Copyright 2004 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 41 No. 10

Table 4: Wyoming Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll, and Average Weekly Wage for First Quarter by Region and County, 2003 and 2004
  Average Monthly Employment Total Payroll Average Weekly Wage
           
REGION/ First Quarter Change First Quarter Change First Quarter Change
County 2003 2004 No. % 2003 2004 Amount % 2003 2004 Amt. %
     
TOTAL 230,429 237,520 7,091 3.1 $1,678,259,943 $1,798,842,050 $120,582,107 7.2 $560 $583 $22 4.0
     
NORTHWEST 34,172 35,065 893 2.6 $208,933,039 $224,523,816 $15,590,777 7.5 $470 $493 $22 4.7
Big Horn 3,993 4,231 238 6.0 26,852,027 29,567,390 2,715,363 10.1 517 538 20 3.9
Fremont 13,939 14,139 200 1.4 83,084,417 88,653,775 5,569,358 6.7 459 482 24 5.2
Hot Springs 1,774 1,804 30 1.7 9,430,014 9,465,824 35,810 0.4 409 404 -5 -1.3
Park 10,988 11,327 339 3.1 67,983,476 73,118,102 5,134,626 7.6 476 497 21 4.3
Washakie 3,477 3,564 87 2.5 21,583,105 23,718,725 2,135,620 9.9 477 512 34 7.2
     
NORTHEAST 37,798 38,773 974 2.6 $299,716,472 $321,663,793 $21,947,321 7.3 $610 $638 $28 4.6
Campbell 20,028 20,663 635 3.2 185,678,268 203,690,192 18,011,924 9.7 713 758 45 6.3
Crook 1,811 1,849 38 2.1 11,535,758 11,752,207 216,449 1.9 490 489 -1 -0.2
Johnson 2,671 2,794 122 4.6 14,832,967 16,064,552 1,231,585 8.3 427 442 15 3.6
Sheridan 11,202 11,377 175 1.6 75,262,571 77,381,772 2,119,201 2.8 517 523 6 1.2
Weston 2,086 2,090 4 0.2 12,406,908 12,775,070 368,162 3.0 458 470 13 2.8
     
SOUTHWEST 50,078 51,794 1,716 3.4 $404,155,110 $432,982,400 $28,827,290 7.1 $621 $643 $22 3.6
Lincoln 5,521 5,744 223 4.0 44,008,969 44,486,022 477,053 1.1 613 596 -17 -2.8
Sublette 2,435 2,823 388 16.0 17,450,798 22,440,679 4,989,881 28.6 551 611 60 10.9
Sweetwater 18,581 19,474 893 4.8 171,213,624 182,888,619 11,674,995 6.8 709 722 14 1.9
Teton 15,352 15,375 23 0.1 112,156,431 119,542,733 7,386,302 6.6 562 598 36 6.4
Uinta 8,190 8,379 189 2.3 59,325,288 63,624,347 4,299,059 7.2 557 584 27 4.8
     
SOUTHEAST 60,449 63,139 2,690 4.5 $415,756,490 $445,331,636 $29,575,146 7.1 $529 $543 $13 2.5
Albany 14,721 16,541 1,820a 12.4 94,597,053 103,234,177 8,637,124 9.1 494 480 -14 -2.9
Goshen 3,906 3,862 -44 -1.1 20,291,541 21,112,888 821,347 4.0 400 421 21 5.2
Laramie 37,946 38,814 869 2.3 276,355,607 295,742,041 19,386,434 7.0 560 586 26 4.6
Niobrara 746 742 -4 -0.5 3,820,291 3,915,200 94,909 2.5 394 406 12 3.0
Platte 3,131 3,180 49 1.6 20,691,998 21,327,330 635,332 3.1 508 516 8 1.5
     
CENTRAL 42,352 44,017 1,664 3.9 $298,612,657 $328,762,043 $30,149,386 10.1 $542 $575 $32 5.9
Carbon 5,902 5,918 16 0.3 37,348,859 39,719,163 2,370,304 6.3 487 516 30 6.1
Converse 4,193 4,363 170 4.0 29,778,604 32,409,732 2,631,128 8.8 546 571 25 4.6
Natrona 32,257 33,736 1,479 4.6 231,485,194 256,633,148 25,147,954 10.9 552 585 33 6.0
     
Nonclassifiedb 5,580 4,733 -847 -15.2 $51,086,175 $45,578,362 -$5,507,813 -10.8 $704 $741 $37 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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