Table 5: Natrona County 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 33,722 35,345 1,623 4.8 $256,833,525 $286,895,454 $30,061,929 11.7 $586 $624 $39 6.6
                         
Total Private (11-99) 28,397 30,010 1,613 5.7 $211,078,192 $239,717,957 $28,639,765 13.6 $572 $614 $43 7.5
Agriculture (11) 97 104 6 6.5 373,270 476,760 103,490 27.7 295 354 59 19.9
Mining (21) 2,706 3,297 591b 21.9 33,103,981 44,362,829 11,258,848 34.0 941 1,035 94 10.0
Utilities (22)-ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Construction (23) 2,110 2,233 124 5.9 16,549,410 17,321,368 771,958 4.7 603 597 -7 -1.1
Manufacturing (31-33) 1,539 1,723 184 12.0 12,542,071 15,827,941 3,285,870 26.2 627 706 80 12.7
Wholesale Trade (42) 2,304 2,307 3 0.1 23,373,530 26,270,932 2,897,402 12.4 780 876 96 12.2
Retail Trade (44-45) 4,577 4,762 184 4.0 24,185,900 25,760,854 1,574,954 6.5 406 416 10 2.4
Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 894 928 34 3.8 7,900,009 8,693,410 793,401 10.0 680 720 41 6.0
Information (51) 583 563 -20 -3.4 4,517,441 3,933,681 -583,760 -12.9 596 537 -59 -9.9
Finance & Insurance (52) 1,022 1,013 -10 -0.9 12,242,330 12,087,012 -155,318 -1.3 921 918 -3 -0.3
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (53) 822 894 72 8.8 6,154,881 6,977,699 822,818 13.4 576 601 24 4.2
Professional & Technical Services (54) 1,214 1,272 59 4.8 10,503,133 11,633,975 1,130,842 10.8 666 703 38 5.7
Mgmt. of Companies & Enterprises (55) ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Administrative & Waste Services (56) 1,429 1,317 -112c -7.9 6,417,028 6,137,343 -279,685 -4.4 345 359 13 3.8
Educational Services (61) 134 129 -5 -3.7 408,163 323,945 -84,218 -20.6 234 193 -41 -17.6
Health Care & Social Assistance (62) 4,345 4,617 272d 6.3 32,776,360 38,232,372 5,456,012 16.6 580 637 57 9.8
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (71) 349 314 -34 -9.8 1,192,138 1,004,288 -187,850 -15.8 263 246 -17 -6.6
Accommodation & Food Services (72) 2,856 3,027 171 6.0 7,547,562 8,408,812 861,250 11.4 203 214 10 5.1
Other Services (81) 1,253 1,335 82 6.5 7,755,122 8,552,019 796,897 10.3 476 493 17 3.5
                         
Total Government 5,325 5,334 10 0.2 $45,755,333 $47,177,497 $1,422,164 3.1 $661 $680 $19 2.9
--Federal Government 701 689 -12 -1.7 9,934,127 10,154,110 219,983 2.2 1,090 1,133 43 3.9
--State Government 692 671 -21 -3.1 6,352,450 6,483,814 131,364 2.1 706 744 38 5.3
--Local Government 3,932 3,974 43 1.1 29,468,756 30,539,573 1,070,817 3.6 577 591 15 2.5
                         
aNorth American Industry Classification System.
bSeveral "new" employers. One large employer merged from statewide classification to Natrona County. Many slight employee increases. Many projects starting. outmigration of 60 employees from 21 to other sectors and counties. Increase in percentage of higher paid employees.
cLoss of telemarketing jobs.
dSeveral "new" employers. Many slight increases in employees. Due to shortage in health personnel, more workers working overtime at premium pay.
ND - Not discloseable due to confidentiality of information.
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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