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2020 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Growing and Declining Industries for Wyoming

Published May 6, 2021.




Declining Industries in Wyoming, 2020Q4

Table 2: Declining Industries Report for Wyoming, Fourth Quarter 2020a
Employment (Current Quarter) Employment (Prior Quarter) Growing Industries
Over-the-Year Change   Over-the-Year Change  
Subsector (3-Digit NAICS)b Sector (2-Digit NAICS) 2020Q4 2019Q4 N % 2020Q3 2019Q3 N % Average % Changec Average Weekly Waged
Oil & gas extraction (211) Mining (21) 2,704 2,869 -165 -5.8 2,711 2,894 -183 -6.3 -6.0 $2,318
Support activities for mining (213) Mining (21) 4,638 9,831 -5,193 -52.8 4,661 10,128 -5,467 -54.0 -53.4 $1,473
Heavy & civil engineering construction (237) Construction (23) 5,356 7,546 -2,190 -29.0 6,433 8,487 -2,054 -24.2 -26.6 $1,349
Specialty trade contractors (238) Construction (23) 11,231 11,972 -741 -6.2 11,571 12,200 -629 -5.2 -5.7 $1,145
Printing & related support activities (323) Manufacturing (31-33) 201 224 -23 -10.3 199 232 -33 -14.2 -12.2 $568
Fabricated metal product manufacturing (332) Manufacturing (31-33) 1,579 1,670 -91 -5.4 1,563 1,671 -108 -6.5 -6.0 $1,181
Machinery manufacturing (333) Manufacturing (31-33) 604 732 -128 -17.5 593 742 -149 -20.1 -18.8 $1,252
Computer & electronic product manufacturing (334) Manufacturing (31-33) 204 338 -134 -39.6 198 354 -156 -44.1 -41.9 $1,276
Electrical equipment & appliance mfg. (335) Manufacturing (31-33) 342 360 -18 -5.0 326 354 -28 -7.9 -6.5 $1,212
Transportation equipment manufacturing (336) Manufacturing (31-33) 221 233 -12 -5.2 228 243 -15 -6.2 -5.7 $1,101
Miscellaneous manufacturing (339) Manufacturing (31-33) 131 138 -7 -5.1 126 138 -12 -8.7 -6.9 $791
Merchant wholesalers, durable goods (423) Wholesale trade (42) 4,498 5,314 -816 -15.4 4,576 5,354 -778 -14.5 -14.9 $1,454
Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods (424) Wholesale trade (42) 2,746 2,953 -207 -7.0 2,732 3,005 -273 -9.1 -8.0 $1,191
Electronic markets & agents & brokers (425) Wholesale trade (42) 107 125 -18 -14.4 107 129 -22 -17.1 -15.7 $2,095
Clothing & clothing accessories stores (448) Retail Trade (44-45) 1,267 1,342 -75 -5.6 1,181 1,359 -178 -13.1 -9.3 $504
Miscellaneous store retailers (453) Retail Trade (44-45) 1,377 1,493 -116 -7.8 1,442 1,633 -191 -11.7 -9.7 $558
Truck transportation (484) Transportation & warehousing (48-49) 3,430 4,144 -714 -17.2 3,491 4,167 -676 -16.2 -16.7 $1,126
Transit & ground passenger transportation (485) Transportation & warehousing (48-49) 401 552 -151 -27.4 393 578 -185 -32.0 -29.7 $534
Publishing industries, except Internet (511) Information (51) 616 786 -170 -21.6 628 812 -184 -22.7 -22.1 $784
Motion picture & sound recording industries (512) Information (51) 298 455 -157 -34.5 313 484 -171 -35.3 -34.9 $514
Broadcasting, except Internet (515) Information (51) 312 370 -58 -15.7 319 369 -50 -13.6 -14.6 $754
ISPs, search portals, & data processing (518) Information (51) 158 189 -31 -16.4 148 186 -38 -20.4 -18.4 $1,304
Other information services (519) Information (51) 574 622 -48 -7.7 569 615 -46 -7.5 -7.6 $698
Rental & leasing services (532) Real estate & rental & leasing (53) 1,442 1,845 -403 -21.8 1,454 1,998 -544 -27.2 -24.5 $1,097
Management of companies & enterprises (551) Management of companies & enterprises (55) 733 843 -110 -13.0 738 863 -125 -14.5 -13.8 $4,793
Performing arts & spectator sports (711) Arts, entertainment, & recreation (71) 395 470 -75 -16.0 556 641 -85 -13.3 -14.6 $912
Accommodation (721) Accommodation & food services (72) 9,116 11,509 -2,393 -20.8 11,610 16,099 -4,489 -27.9 -24.3 $627
Food services & drinking places (722) Accommodation & food services (72) 19,861 20,942 -1,081 -5.2 20,916 22,261 -1,345 -6.0 -5.6 $376
Personal & laundry services (812) Other services, except public administration (81) 1,585 1,714 -129 -7.5 1,633 1,812 -179 -9.9 -8.7 $533
Membership associations & organizations (813) Other services, except public administration (81) 1,701 1,795 -94 -5.2 1,801 1,976 -175 -8.9 -7.0 $771
Private households (814) Other services, except public administration (81) 307 336 -29 -8.6 321 360 -39 -10.8 -9.7 $709
Total Total 78,126 93,704 -15,578 -16.6 83,528 102,135 -18,607 -18.2 -17.4 $959
aIncludes both public & privately owned firms.
bNorth American Industry Classification System. 
cThe percentage for average change is the employment-weighted average percentage change of the current & prior quarters (employment change current quarter + employment change prior quarter) divided by the employment for the current & prior quarters (employment current quarter + employment prior quarter).
The average weekly wage is calculated by dividing the total wage for the industry group by the total number of jobs for the industry group & the number of weeks in the observed quarter. Please be aware that average weekly wages at the industry group level are suceptible to wage bias due to sample size, occupational distributions, seasonal pay & bonuses, & keying error.
The average weekly wage for all declining industries in 2020Q4 was $959.
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages.
Prepared by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 5/5/21.