Table 6: Laramie 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 38,806 39,260 454 1.2 $296,116,447 $306,505,559 $10,389,112 3.5 $587 $601 $14 2.3
                         
Total Private (11-99) 26,637 26,807 170 0.6 $180,891,882 $186,049,580 $5,157,698 2.9 $522 $534 $11 2.2
Agriculture (11) 154 155 1 0.4 922,627 912,950 -9,677 -1.0 461 454 -7 -1.5
Mining (21) 73 70 -3 -4.1 748,207 775,622 27,415 3.7 788 852 64 8.1
Utilities (22) 111 121 10 8.7 1,754,599 1,704,172 -50,427 -2.9 1,216 1,086 -130 -10.7
Construction (23) 2,318 2,501 183 7.9 17,445,712 18,055,998 610,286 3.5 579 555 -24 -4.1
Manufacturing (31-33) 1,551 1,531 -19 -1.2 16,204,609 17,486,615 1,282,006 7.9 804 878 75 9.3
Wholesale Trade (42) 712 726 14 2.0 6,738,586 6,703,155 -35,431 -0.5 728 710 -18 -2.4
Retail Trade (44-45) 5,273 5,316 43 0.8 27,620,755 28,869,480 1,248,725 4.5 403 418 15 3.7
Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 1,475 1,618 143 9.7 10,009,817 10,633,292 623,475 6.2 522 506 -16 -3.1
Information (51) 1,065 1,020 -44 -4.2 10,341,589 8,785,656 -1,555,933 -15.0 747 662 -85 -11.4
Finance & Insurance (52) 1,524 1,497 -27 -1.8 14,577,891 14,584,368 6,477 0.0 736 749 14 1.8
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (53) 456 464 7 1.6 3,056,439 3,580,956 524,517 17.2 515 594 79 15.3
Professional & Technical Services (54) 1,405 1,511 106 7.5 12,771,837 14,400,671 1,628,834 12.8 699 733 34 4.8
Mgmt. of Companies & Enterprises (55) 146 187 41 28.0 1,942,416 2,645,595 703,179 36.2 1,021 1,086 65 6.4
Administrative & Waste Services (56) 1,761 1,308 -453b -25.7 10,011,789 6,111,340 -3,900,449 -39.0 437 359 -78 -17.8
Educational Services (61) 112 130 18 16.1 473,959 570,947 96,988 20.5 326 339 12 3.7
Health Care & Social Assistance (62) 3,010 3,164 154 5.1 23,477,974 24,896,699 1,418,725 6.0 600 605 5 0.9
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (71) 245 242 -3 -1.4 711,438 699,174 -12,264 -1.7 223 222 -1 -0.4
Accommodation & Food Services (72) 4,002 3,962 -40 -1.0 15,373,255 17,831,237 2,457,982 16.0 295 346 51 17.1
Other Services (81) 1,244 1,284 40 3.2 6,708,383 6,801,653 93,270 1.4 415 407 -7 -1.8
                         
Total Government 12,169 12,453 284 2.3 $115,224,565 $120,455,979 $5,231,414 4.5 $728 $744 $16 2.2
--Federal Government 2,605 2,578 -27 -1.0 33,138,031 32,189,984 -948,047 -2.9 979 961 -18 -1.8
--State Government 3,815 3,823 8 0.2 37,595,930 40,026,146 2,430,216 6.5 758 805 47 6.3
--Local Government 5,749 6,052 304 5.3 44,490,604 48,239,849 3,749,245 8.4 595 613 18 3.0
                         
aNorth American Industry Classification System.
bDecrease of employment & wages due to project finished & business closing in employment & business support services.
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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