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

Table 6: Laramie County Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll, and Average Weekly Wage for First Quarter by Industry, 2003 and 2004
  Average Monthly Employment Total Payroll Average Weekly Wage
           
  First Quarter Change First Quarter Change First Quarter Change
Industry Title and NAICSa Sector 2003 2004 No. % 2003 2004 Amount % 2003 2004 Amt. %
     
Total, All Industries 37,946 38,814 869 2.3 $276,355,607 $295,742,041 $19,386,434 7.0 $560 $586 26 4.6
     
Total Private (11-99) 25,789 26,641 852 3.3 $165,693,182 $180,903,264 $15,210,082 9.2 $494 $522 28 5.7
Agriculture (11) 169 159 -10 -6.1 $947,501 $921,057 -$26,444 -2.8 $431 $447 15 3.5
Mining (21) 85 80 -5 -5.9 $926,177 $872,857 -$53,320 -5.8 $835 $836 1 0.1
Utilities (22) 114 111 -3 -2.6 $1,609,095 $1,754,599 $145,504 9.0 $1,086 $1,216 130 12.0
Construction (23) 2,202 2,326 123 5.6 $15,011,492 $17,483,844 $2,472,352 16.5 $524 $578 54 10.3
Manufacturing (31-33) 1,425 1,551 126b 8.8 $13,794,027 $16,204,609 $2,410,582 17.5 $745 $804 59 8.0
Wholesale Trade (42) 699 706 6 0.9 $6,541,083 $6,716,591 $175,508 2.7 $719 $732 13 1.8
Retail Trade (44-45) 5,340 5,289 -51c -1.0 $28,075,686 $27,717,446 -$358,240 -1.3 $404 $403 -1 -0.3
Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 1,362 1,476 114 8.4 $8,996,972 $10,011,668 $1,014,696 11.3 $508 $522 14 2.7
Information (51) 1,064 1,065 1 0.1 $9,282,167 $10,341,589 $1,059,422 11.4 $671 $747 76 11.3
Finance & Insurance (52) 1,487 1,525 38 2.5 $14,223,263 $14,517,607 $294,344 2.1 $736 $732 -3 -0.5
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (53) 373 448 75 20.1 $2,966,743 $3,022,483 $55,740 1.9 $612 $519 -93 -15.2
Professional & Technical Services (54) 1,290 1,410 120d 9.3 $11,515,077 $12,776,574 $1,261,497 11.0 $687 $697 10 1.5
Mgmt. of Companies & Enterprises (55) 155 146 -8 -5.4 $1,473,340 $1,942,416 $469,076e 31.8 $733 $1,021 288 39.3
Administrative & Waste Services (56) 1,713 1,753 40 2.4 $9,442,961 $9,981,090 $538,129 5.7 $424 $438 14 3.3
Educational Services (61) 95 108 13 13.7 $335,342 $472,330 $136,988 40.9 $272 $337 65 23.8
Health Care & Social Assistance (62) 2,835 3,009 174 6.1 $22,151,943 $23,457,524 $1,305,581 5.9 $601 $600 -1 -0.2
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (71) 281 245 -36 -12.8 $679,220 $709,976 $30,756 4.5 $186 $223 37 19.9
Accommodation & Food Services (72) 3,832 3,997 165 4.3 $11,075,928 $15,343,595 $4,267,667 38.5 $222 $295 73 32.8
Other Services (81) 1,268 1,239 -29f -2.3 $6,645,165 $6,655,409 $10,244 0.2 $403 $413 10 2.5
     
Total Government 12,157 12,173 16 0.1 $110,662,425 $114,838,777 $4,176,352 3.8 $700 $726 25 3.6
Federal Government 2,542 2,609 68 2.7 $30,020,404 $32,752,243 $2,731,839 9.1 $909 $966 57 6.3
State Government 3,861 3,815 -46 -1.2 $37,790,521 $37,595,930 -$194,591 -0.5 $753 $758 5 0.7
Local Government 5,754 5,749 -5 -0.1 $42,851,500 $44,490,604 $1,639,104 3.8 $573 $595 22 3.9
aNorth American Industry Classification System.
bIncrease partially due to medium employer code change to chemical manufacturing (325) from merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods (425).
cDecrease due to several medium employers with code changes from food & beverage stores (445) to food services & drinking places (722) and merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods (424).
dIncrease partially due to large employer code change to professional & technical services (541) from administrative support services (561).
eTwo employees received executive pay in excess of $350,000.
fDecrease due to medium employer code change from repair & maintenance (811) to telecommunications (517).


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