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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

2020 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Growing and Declining Industries for Wyoming

Updated September 28, 2020, for first quarter 2020 (2020Q1).




Growing Industries in Wyoming, 2020Q1

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Table 1: Growing Industries Report for Wyoming, 2020Q1
Employment (Current Quarter) Employment (Prior Quarter) Growing Industries
Over-the-Year Change   Over-the-Year Change  
Subsectora (3-Digit NAICSb) Sector (2-Digit NAICS) 2020Q1 2019Q1 N % 2019Q4 2018Q4 N % Average % Changec Average Weekly Waged
Plastics & rubber products manufacturing (326) Manufacturing (31-33) 348 309 39 12.6 334 301 33 11.0 11.8 $765
Support activities for transportation (488) Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 1,720 1,502 218 14.5 1,617 1,490 127 8.5 11.5 $1,102
Couriers & messengers (492) Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 1,157 1,053 104 9.9 1,192 1,106 86 7.8 8.8 $818
Nonstore retailers (454) Retail Trade (44-45) 632 600 32 5.3 650 602 48 8.0 6.7 $881
Total Total 3,856 3,463 393 11.3 3,792 3,498 294 8.4 9.9 $950

 

aIncludes both public and privately owned firms.

bNorth American Industry Classification System

cThe percentage for average change is the employment-weighted average percentage change of the current and prior quarters (employment change current quarter + employment change prior quarter) divided by the employment for the current and prior quarters (employment current quarter + employment prior quarter).

dThe average weekly wage is calculated by dividing the total wage for the industry group by the total number of jobs for the industry group and 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 and bonuses, and keying error.

The average weekly wage for all growing industries in 2020Q1 was $950.

Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.

Prepared by S. Wen and M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 9/25/20.