Copyright 2006 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 12


Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment

Data produced by: David Bullard, Senior Economist

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County | Campbell County  
| Sweetwater County |
Teton County

Government employment rose from August to September as public schools and colleges began a new school year.

 

 

Percent Change
Employment in Thousands Total Employment
WYOMING STATEWIDE* Sep05 Oct04
Oct05(p) Sep05(r) Oct04(b) Oct05 Oct05
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 265.8 268.6 258.3 -1.0 2.9
TOTAL PRIVATE 199.2 203.8 192.5 -2.3 3.5
GOODS PRODUCING 54.6 55.1 50.9 -0.9 7.3
Natural Resources & Mining 23.2 23.1 21.2 0.4 9.4
Mining 23.0 23.0 21.1 0.0 9.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 3.8 3.8 3.5 0.0 8.6
Mining except Oil & Gas 7.7 7.7 7.4 0.0 4.1
Coal Mining 5.0 5.0 4.8 0.0 4.2
Support Activities for Mining 11.5 11.5 10.2 0.0 12.7
Support Activities for Oil & Gas 7.5 7.5 6.9 0.0 8.7
Construction 21.4 22.1 19.9 -3.2 7.5
Construction of Buildings 4.6 4.7 4.1 -2.1 12.2
Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction 6.2 6.6 5.2 -6.1 19.2
Specialty Trade Contractors 10.6 10.8 10.6 -1.9 0.0
Manufacturing 10.0 9.9 9.8 1.0 2.0
Durable Goods 5.3 5.3 5.0 0.0 6.0
Non-Durable Goods 4.7 4.6 4.8 2.2 -2.1
SERVICE PROVIDING 211.2 213.5 207.4 -1.1 1.8
Trade, Transportation, Warehousing, & Utilities 50.7 51.2 49.7 -1.0 2.0
Wholesale Trade 7.8 7.7 7.5 1.3 4.0
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 4.8 4.8 4.6 0.0 4.3
Retail Trade 30.4 31.0 30.1 -1.9 1.0
Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers 4.3 4.3 4.3 0.0 0.0
Building Material & Garden Supplies Dealers 2.5 2.5 2.4 0.0 4.2
Food & Beverage Stores 4.7 4.8 4.8 -2.1 -2.1
Grocery Stores 3.8 3.9 3.9 -2.6 -2.6
Gasoline Stations 4.1 4.2 4.2 -2.4 -2.4
General Merchandise Stores 6.1 6.3 5.7 -3.2 7.0
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 1.8 1.9 1.9 -5.3 -5.3
Transportation, Warehouse, & Utilities 12.5 12.5 12.1 0.0 3.3
Utilities 2.2 2.3 2.2 -4.3 0.0
Transportation & Warehousing 10.3 10.2 9.9 1.0 4.0
Truck Transportation 3.8 3.7 3.5 2.7 8.6
Information 4.4 4.3 4.2 2.3 4.8
Financial Activities 10.7 10.9 10.5 -1.8 1.9
Finance & Insurance 6.8 6.9 6.8 -1.4 0.0
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3.9 4.0 3.7 -2.5 5.4
Professional & Business Services 15.7 15.8 15.3 -0.6 2.6
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 8.0 8.1 7.8 -1.2 2.6
Architectural, Engineering & Rel. Services 2.3 2.3 2.2 0.0 4.5
Management of Companies & Enterprises 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
Administrative & Support & Waste Services 6.9 6.9 6.7 0.0 3.0
Educational & Health Services 22.6 22.3 21.8 1.3 3.7
Educational Services 2.2 2.2 2.0 0.0 10.0
Health Care & Social Assistance 20.4 20.1 19.8 1.5 3.0
Ambulatory Health Care Services 7.8 7.7 7.5 1.3 4.0
Offices of Physicians 3.1 3.1 3.1 0.0 0.0
Hospitals 2.9 2.8 2.8 3.6 3.6
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 4.4 4.5 4.3 -2.2 2.3
Social Assistance 5.3 5.1 5.2 3.9 1.9
Leisure & Hospitality 30.9 34.4 30.4 -10.2 1.6
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2.7 3.2 2.7 -15.6 0.0
Accommodation & Food Services 28.2 31.2 27.7 -9.6 1.8
Accommodation 9.8 12.0 9.4 -18.3 4.3
Food Services & Drinking Places 18.4 19.2 18.3 -4.2 0.5
Other Services 9.6 9.8 9.7 -2.0 -1.0
Repair & Maintenance 3.1 3.1 3.0 0.0 3.3
GOVERNMENT 66.6 64.8 65.8 2.8 1.2
Federal Government 7.6 8.0 7.7 -5.0 -1.3
State Government 15.7 15.3 15.6 2.6 0.6
State Govt. Education 6.7 6.2 6.6 8.1 1.5
Local Government 43.3 41.5 42.5 4.3 1.9
Local Govt. Education 22.5 20.7 22.2 8.7 1.4
Hospitals 5.9 5.9 5.7 0.0 3.5
     
     
Percent Change
LARAMIE COUNTY Employment in Thousands Total Employment
Sep05 Oct04
Oct05(p) Sep05(r) Oct04(b) Oct05 Oct05
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 41.5 41.7 40.9 -0.5 1.5
TOTAL PRIVATE 28.8 29.0 28.4 -0.7 1.4
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 4.3 4.5 4.3 -4.4 0.0
Nat. Res., Mining & Construction 2.7 2.9 2.7 -6.9 0.0
Manufacturing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PROVIDING 37.2 37.2 36.6 0.0 1.6
Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 8.7 8.7 8.7 0.0 0.0
Wholesale Trade 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Retail Trade 5.5 5.5 5.5 0.0 0.0
Trans, Warehouse, & Utilities 2.5 2.5 2.5 0.0 0.0
Information 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Financial Activities 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
Professional & Business Services 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.1 6.5
Educational & Health Services 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.0 6.2
Leisure & Hospitality 4.4 4.6 4.4 -4.3 0.0
Other Services 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
GOVERNMENT 12.7 12.7 12.5 0.0 1.6
Federal Government   2.6 2.6 2.6 0.0 0.0
State Government   3.8 3.9 3.8 -2.6 0.0
Local Government 6.3 6.2 6.1 1.6 3.3
Local Education 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1
         
Percent Change
NATRONA COUNTY* Employment in Thousands Total Employment
38934.0 38964.0
Sep05(p) Aug05(r) Sep04(b) 38965.0 38965.0
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 38.1 37.8 36.6 0.8 4.1
TOTAL PRIVATE 32.3 32.2 30.9 0.3 4.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 8.0 8.0 7.6 0.0 5.3
Natural Resources & Mining 3.6 3.6 3.4 0.0 5.9
Construction 2.6 2.6 2.6 0.0 0.0
Manufacturing 1.8 1.8 1.6 0.0 12.5
TOTAL SERVICE PROVIDING 30.1 29.8 29.0 1.0 3.8
Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 8.7 8.6 8.3 1.2 4.8
Wholesale Trade 2.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.0
Retail Trade 5.2 5.1 4.8 2.0 8.3
Trans, Warehouse, & Utilities 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0
Information 0.6 0.5 0.5 20.0 20.0
Financial Activities 1.9 2.0 1.9 -5.0 0.0
Professional & Business Services 2.8 2.8 2.8 0.0 0.0
Educational & Health Services 4.9 4.9 4.7 0.0 4.3
Leisure & Hospitality 3.7 3.7 3.4 0.0 8.8
Other Services 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
GOVERNMENT 5.8 5.6 5.7 3.6 1.8
Federal Government   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
State Government   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Local Government 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.8 2.3
Local Education 3.0 2.7 3.0 11.1 0.0
     
     
     
Percent Change
CAMPBELL COUNTY Employment in Thousands Total Employment
    Sep05 Oct04
Oct05(p) Sep05(r) Oct04(b) Oct05 Oct05
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 23.9 23.9 22.1 0.0 8.1
TOTAL PRIVATE 20.0 20.1 18.2 -0.5 9.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 9.8 9.9 9.0 -1.0 8.9
  Natural Resources & Mining 6.8 6.8 6.4 0.0 6.2
  Construction 2.4 2.5 2.1 -4.0 14.3
  Manufacturing 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.0 20.0
TOTAL SERVICE PROVIDING 14.1 14.0 13.1 0.7 7.6
  Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 4.4 4.4 4.0 0.0 10.0
  Information 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
  Financial Activities 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.0 20.0
  Professional & Business Services 1.6 1.6 1.3 0.0 23.1
  Educational & Health Services 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.0 14.3
  Leisure & Hospitality 1.8 1.8 1.7 0.0 5.9
  Other Services 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
GOVERNMENT 3.9 3.8 3.9 2.6 0.0
         
         
         
           
    Percent Change
SWEETWATER COUNTY Employment in Thousands Total Employment
    Sep05 Oct04
    Sep05(p) Aug05(r) Sep04(b) Oct05 Oct05
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY          
EMPLOYMENT 23.4 23.3 21.6 0.4 8.3
TOTAL PRIVATE 19.0 19.0 17.3 0.0 9.8
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 8.4 8.3 7.1 1.2 18.3
  Natural Resources & Mining 4.9 4.9 4.3 0.0 14.0
  Construction 2.3 2.2 1.7 4.5 35.3
  Manufacturing 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.0 9.1
TOTAL SERVICE PROVIDING 15.0 15.0 14.5 0.0 3.4
  Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 4.7 4.7 4.4 0.0 6.8
  Information 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
  Financial Activities 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.0 14.3
  Professional & Business Services 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.0 10.0
  Educational & Health Services 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
  Leisure & Hospitality 2.3 2.4 2.4 -4.2 -4.2
  Other Services 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
GOVERNMENT 4.4 4.3 4.3 2.3 2.3
             
             
    Percent Change
TETON COUNTY Employment in Thousands Total Employment
    Sep05 Oct04
    Sep05(p) Aug05(r) Sep04(b) Oct05 Oct05
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY          
EMPLOYMENT 16.3 18.5 16.2 -11.9 0.6
TOTAL PRIVATE 14.0 16.2 14.1 -13.6 -0.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 2.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.0
  Natural Resources & Mining 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0
  Manufacturing 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PROVIDING 13.9 16.1 13.8 -13.7 0.7
  Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 2.3 2.5 2.3 -8.0 0.0
  Information 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0 -33.3
  Financial Activities 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.0 12.5
  Professional & Business Services 1.7 1.7 1.6 0.0 6.2
  Educational & Health Services 0.8 0.9 0.8 -11.1 0.0
  Leisure & Hospitality 5.2 7.1 5.4 -26.8 -3.7
  Other Services 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0
GOVERNMENT 2.3 2.3 2.1 0.0 9.5

 

Note: Current Employment Statistics (CES) estimates include all full- and part-time wage and salary workers in nonagricultural establishments who worked or received pay during the week which includes the 12th of the month.  Self-employed, domestic services, and personnel of the armed forces are excluded.  Data are not seasonally adjusted. Wyoming, Laramie County, and Natrona County are published in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(p) Subject to revision.  (r) Revised.  (b) Benchmarked.

 

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