Table 3: Wyoming Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll, and Average Weekly Wage for First Quarter by Industry, 2004 and 2005
                         
  Average Monthly Employment Total Payroll Average Weekly Wage
                     
  First Quarter Change First Quarter Change First Quarter Change
Industry Title and NAICSa Sector 2004 2005 No. % 2004 2005 Amount % 2004 2005 Amt. %
                         
Total, All Industries 237,469 243,807 6,337 2.7 $1,800,808,083 $1,919,574,230 $118,766,147 6.6 $583 $606 $22 3.8
                         
Total Private (11-99) 177,087 182,704 5,617 3.2 1,323,458,127 1,422,077,872 98,619,745 7.5 575 599 24 4.1
Agriculture (11) 2,070 1,954 -116 -5.6 11,807,259 11,475,483 -331,776 -2.8 439 452 13 3.0
Mining (21) 19,086 21,230 2,144 11.2 282,594,880 323,938,510 41,343,630 14.6 1,139 1,174 35 3.1
Utilities (22) 2,161 2,231 71 3.3 31,194,984 32,604,525 1,409,541 4.5 1,111 1,124 13 1.2
Construction (23) 16,772 17,523 751 4.5 132,731,545 138,389,250 5,657,705 4.3 609 608 -1 -0.2
Manufacturing (31-33) 9,110 9,445 335b 3.7 87,394,240 93,989,081 6,594,841 7.5 738 765 28 3.7
Wholesale Trade (42) 7,170 7,407 237 3.3 70,750,173 77,002,338 6,252,165 8.8 759 800 41 5.4
Retail Trade (44-45) 28,743 28,934 191 0.7 144,038,607 148,104,936 4,066,329 2.8 385 394 8 2.1
Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 7,062 7,372 310 4.4 55,807,767 61,039,407 5,231,640 9.4 608 637 29 4.8
Information (51) 4,268 4,275 7 0.2 32,517,449 30,852,177 -1,665,272 -5.1 586 555 -31 -5.3
Finance & Insurance (52) 6,835 6,739 -96 -1.4 66,850,874 68,346,698 1,495,824 2.2 752 780 28 3.7
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (53) 3,432 3,722 290 8.4 21,707,711 25,985,210 4,277,499 19.7 486 537 51 10.4
Professional & Technical Services (54) 7,541 8,082 541 7.2 63,350,622 73,403,523 10,052,901 15.9 646 699 52 8.1
Mgmt. of Companies & Enterprises (55) 706 772 66 9.4 19,259,785 16,687,705 -2,572,080 -13.4 2,098 1,662 -436 -20.8
Administrative & Waste Services (56) 6,078 5,919 -159c -2.6 33,398,659 31,203,444 -2,195,215 -6.6 423 406 -17 -4.1
Educational Services (61) 1,238 1,248 10 0.8 6,297,926 6,908,110 610,184 9.7 391 426 35 8.8
Health Care & Social Assistance (62) 19,123 19,681 558 2.9 134,084,005 143,573,145 9,489,140 7.1 539 561 22 4.0
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (71) 2,240 2,139 -101 -4.5 8,852,378 8,514,893 -337,485 -3.8 304 306 2 0.7
Accommodation & Food Services (72) 26,141 26,734 592 2.3 82,461,761 89,943,710 7,481,949 9.1 243 259 16 6.7
Other Services (81) 7,311 7,297 -14 -0.2 38,357,502 40,108,683 1,751,181 4.6 404 423 19 4.8
                         
Total Government 60,383 61,103 720 1.2 $477,349,956 $497,496,358 $20,146,402 4.2 $608 $626 $18 3.0
Federal Government 7,126 7,066 -60 -0.8 86,675,439 87,665,482 990,043 1.1 936 954 19 2.0
State Government 14,108 14,186 78 0.6 117,659,161 119,761,828 2,102,667 1.8 642 649 8 1.2
Local Government 39,149 39,851 702 1.8 273,015,356 290,069,048 17,053,692 6.2 536 560 23 4.4
                         
aNorth American Industry Classification System.
bIncrease partially due to noneconomic code changes of employers from mining (21) and construction (23) to manufacturing (31-33)
cLarge employer downsized, laid off employees.
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, developed through a cooperative program between Research & Planning and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

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