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The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.
2020 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report
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Table 1: Growing Industries Report for Wyoming, Fourth Quarter 2020a
Employment (Current Quarter)
Employment (Prior Quarter)
Subsectora (3-Digit NAICSb)
Sector (2-Digit NAICS)
Average % Changec
Average Weekly Wage
Crop production (111)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11)
Building material and garden supply stores (444)
Retail Trade (44-45)
General merchandise stores (452)
Retail Trade (44-45)
Couriers and messengers (492)
Transportation and warehousing (48-49)
National security and international affairs (928)
Public administration (92)
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).
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.
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 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 2020Q4 was $700.
Prepared by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 5/5/21.
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