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2022 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Wyoming QCEW Summary Statistics by Industry, 2001-2022

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Coal Mining (NAICSa 2121), 2022Q1

Average Monthly Employment: 4,592

Total Wages: $118,769,228

Average Weekly Wage: $1,990


aNorth American Industry Classification System.
Published August 2022.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Private Coal Mining Sector (NAICSa Sector 2121) Average Monthly Employment (AME), Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage (AWW) Changes by Year/Quarter in Wyoming
Published August 2022.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 4,044 $64,183,930 $1,221
2001Q2 4,206 $66,914,926 $1,224
2001Q3 4,402 $66,707,848 $1,166
2001Q4 4,490 $67,100,110 $1,149
2002Q1 4,728 16.9 $81,198,735 26.5 $1,321 8.2
2002Q2 4,811 14.4 $73,375,729 9.7 $1,173 -4.1
2002Q3 4,911 11.6 $77,011,504 15.4 $1,206 3.5
2002Q4 4,821 7.4 $77,044,391 14.8 $1,229 6.9
2003Q1 4,805 1.6 $79,177,183 -2.5 $1,267 -4.1
2003Q2 4,856 0.9 $76,834,877 4.7 $1,217 3.8
2003Q3 4,958 1.0 $79,745,850 3.6 $1,237 2.6
2003Q4 4,834 0.3 $80,684,204 4.7 $1,284 4.4
2004Q1 4,761 -0.9 $83,039,427 4.9 $1,342 5.9
2004Q2 4,859 0.1 $78,349,438 2.0 $1,240 1.9
2004Q3 4,927 -0.6 $86,958,926 9.0 $1,358 9.7
2004Q4 4,807 -0.6 $84,980,527 5.3 $1,360 5.9
2005Q1 4,828 1.4 $87,438,206 5.3 $1,393 3.8
2005Q2 4,962 2.1 $81,356,466 3.8 $1,261 1.7
2005Q3 5,098 3.5 $87,516,070 0.6 $1,320 -2.7
2005Q4 5,156 7.3 $91,738,075 8.0 $1,369 0.6
2006Q1 5,567 15.3 $103,792,227 18.7 $1,434 2.9
2006Q2 5,912 19.1 $110,793,763 36.2 $1,442 14.3
2006Q3 6,146 20.6 $106,064,143 21.2 $1,327 0.5
2006Q4 5,972 15.8 $114,164,269 24.4 $1,471 7.4
2007Q1 6,107 9.7 $121,083,462 16.7 $1,525 6.4
2007Q2 6,320 6.9 $118,025,193 6.5 $1,437 -0.4
2007Q3 6,450 4.9 $116,085,887 9.4 $1,385 4.3
2007Q4 6,460 8.2 $126,054,022 10.4 $1,501 2.1
2008Q1 6,614 8.3 $129,354,636 6.8 $1,504 -1.4
2008Q2 6,845 8.3 $133,529,023 13.1 $1,501 4.5
2008Q3 6,970 8.1 $126,598,529 9.1 $1,397 0.9
2008Q4 6,944 7.5 $139,662,763 10.8 $1,547 3.1
2009Q1 7,004 5.9 $133,480,178 3.2 $1,466 -2.6
2009Q2 7,112 3.9 $135,604,713 1.6 $1,467 -2.3
2009Q3 7,147 2.5 $135,271,386 6.9 $1,456 4.2
2009Q4 6,952 0.1 $132,367,399 -5.2 $1,465 -5.3
2010Q1 6,885 -1.7 $139,863,219 4.8 $1,563 6.6
2010Q2 6,901 -3.0 $131,363,635 -3.1 $1,464 -0.2
2010Q3 6,990 -2.2 $133,452,795 -1.3 $1,469 0.9
2010Q4 6,952 0.0 $141,599,741 7.0 $1,567 7.0
2011Q1 6,922 0.5 $151,889,701 8.6 $1,688 8.0
2011Q2 6,964 0.9 $136,569,169 4.0 $1,508 3.0
2011Q3 7,031 0.6 $143,558,109 7.6 $1,571 6.9
2011Q4 7,097 2.1 $140,229,922 -1.0 $1,520 -3.0
2012Q1 7,117 2.8 $159,958,752 5.3 $1,729 2.4
2012Q2 7,060 1.4 $132,411,284 -3.0 $1,443 -4.4
2012Q3 7,020 -0.2 $138,123,341 -3.8 $1,514 -3.6
2012Q4 6,866 -3.3 $139,001,168 -0.9 $1,557 2.5
2013Q1 6,786 -4.7 $143,621,008 -10.2 $1,628 -5.8
2013Q2 6,686 -5.3 $131,569,588 -0.6 $1,514 4.9
2013Q3 6,604 -5.9 $136,395,861 -1.3 $1,589 5.0
2013Q4 6,515 -5.1 $137,893,367 -0.8 $1,628 4.5
2014Q1 6,507 -4.1 $137,601,397 -4.2 $1,627 -0.1
2014Q2 6,507 -2.7 $129,729,395 -1.4 $1,534 1.3
2014Q3 6,580 -0.4 $135,916,047 -0.4 $1,589 0.0
2014Q4 6,569 0.8 $143,512,496 4.1 $1,681 3.2
2015Q1 6,613 1.6 $143,851,546 4.5 $1,673 2.9
2015Q2 6,691 2.8 $138,868,774 7.0 $1,597 4.1
2015Q3 6,581 0.0 $142,205,326 4.6 $1,662 4.6
2015Q4 6,515 -0.8 $142,603,460 -0.6 $1,684 0.2
2016Q1 6,402 -3.2 $133,270,525 -7.4 $1,601 -4.3
2016Q2 5,851 -12.6 $124,235,791 -10.5 $1,633 2.3
2016Q3 5,426 -17.5 $115,705,011 -18.6 $1,640 -1.3
2016Q4 5,406 -17.0 $120,350,474 -15.6 $1,713 1.7
2017Q1 5,410 -15.5 $122,793,537 -7.9 $1,746 9.0
2017Q2 5,442 -7.0 $120,037,502 -3.4 $1,697 3.9
2017Q3 5,531 1.9 $121,696,623 5.2 $1,693 3.2
2017Q4 5,531 2.3 $124,753,315 3.7 $1,735 1.3
2018Q1 5,475 1.2 $130,787,188 6.5 $1,838 5.3
2018Q2 5,407 -0.6 $121,231,279 1.0 $1,725 1.6
2018Q3 5,343 -3.4 $116,835,049 -4.0 $1,682 -0.6
2018Q4 5,299 -4.2 $122,591,037 -1.7 $1,780 2.6
2019Q1 5,272 -3.7 $126,455,706 -3.3 $1,845 0.4
2019Q2 5,237 -3.1 $118,225,081 -2.5 $1,736 0.7
2019Q3 4,870 -8.9 $109,386,921 -6.4 $1,728 2.7
2019Q4 5,030 -5.1 $124,904,601 1.9 $1,910 7.3
2020Q1 5,151 -2.3 $119,651,557 -5.4 $1,787 -3.2
2020Q2 4,893 -6.6 $110,741,398 -6.3 $1,741 0.3
2020Q3 4,583 -5.9 $104,110,531 -4.8 $1,747 1.1
2020Q4 4,494 -10.6 $104,253,030 -16.5 $1,784 -6.6
2021Q1 4,413 -14.3 $106,465,670 -11.0 $1,856 3.9
2021Q2 4,306 -12.0 $99,522,866 -10.1 $1,778 2.1
2021Q3 4,334 -5.4 $99,741,118 -4.2 $1,770 1.3
2021Q4 4,433 -1.4 $108,709,628 4.3 $1,887 5.7
2022Q1b 4,592 4.1 $118,769,228 11.6 $1,990 7.2
aNorth American Industry Classification System. 
bPreliminary.
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. 
Prepared by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 7/13/22.

 


Figure: Average Monthly Employment in Coal Mining (NAICS 2121) in Wyoming, 2001Q1-2022Q1


Figure: Over-the-Year Percent Change in Average Monthly Employment and Total Wages in Coal Mining (NAICS 2121) in Wyoming, 2001Q1-2022Q1

Shaded areas indicate periods of economic downturn: 2009Q1-2010Q1, 2015Q2-2016Q4, and 2020Q2-2021Q1.
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.
Prepared by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 7/18/22.