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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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Retail Trade (NAICSa 44-45), 2022Q1

Average Monthly Employment: 29,785

Total Wages: $260,788,020

Average Weekly Wage: $674


North American Industry Classification System.
Published August 2022.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Private Retail Trade Sector (NAICSa Sectors 44-45) 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 29,375 $134,259,646 $352
2001Q2 30,700 $135,937,638 $341
2001Q3 31,150 $147,018,232 $363
2001Q4 29,813 $149,178,054 $385
2002Q1 28,769 -2.1 $137,451,586 2.4 $368 4.5
2002Q2 30,247 -1.5 $139,329,383 2.5 $354 4.0
2002Q3 31,212 0.2 $152,669,409 3.8 $376 3.6
2002Q4 30,404 2.0 $152,777,227 2.4 $387 0.4
2003Q1 28,475 -1.0 $140,059,851 1.9 $378 2.9
2003Q2 29,787 -1.5 $141,787,626 1.8 $366 3.3
2003Q3 31,005 -0.7 $154,686,990 1.3 $384 2.0
2003Q4 30,216 -0.6 $157,650,121 3.2 $401 3.8
2004Q1 28,743 0.9 $144,038,607 2.8 $385 1.9
2004Q2 30,018 0.8 $148,840,792 5.0 $381 4.2
2004Q3 30,953 -0.2 $161,284,897 4.3 $401 4.4
2004Q4 30,175 -0.1 $167,288,334 6.1 $426 6.3
2005Q1 28,872 0.4 $148,072,907 2.8 $395 2.3
2005Q2 30,257 0.8 $158,103,857 6.2 $402 5.4
2005Q3 31,495 1.7 $170,475,706 5.7 $416 3.9
2005Q4 30,787 2.0 $175,363,623 4.8 $438 2.7
2006Q1 29,681 2.8 $161,432,269 9.0 $418 6.1
2006Q2 30,665 1.4 $172,742,088 9.3 $433 7.8
2006Q3 31,818 1.0 $179,981,265 5.6 $435 4.5
2006Q4 31,335 1.8 $193,237,725 10.2 $474 8.3
2007Q1 30,907 4.1 $177,636,308 10.0 $442 5.7
2007Q2 31,666 3.3 $188,315,854 9.0 $457 5.6
2007Q3 32,936 3.5 $194,910,466 8.3 $455 4.6
2007Q4 32,452 3.6 $209,633,737 8.5 $497 4.8
2008Q1 31,421 1.7 $189,077,091 6.4 $463 4.7
2008Q2 31,940 0.9 $196,563,895 4.4 $473 3.5
2008Q3 33,046 0.3 $201,651,173 3.5 $469 3.1
2008Q4 32,251 -0.6 $209,528,703 -0.1 $500 0.6
2009Q1 30,323 -3.5 $181,625,208 -3.9 $461 -0.5
2009Q2 30,690 -3.9 $186,511,072 -5.1 $467 -1.2
2009Q3 31,414 -4.9 $189,312,821 -6.1 $464 -1.2
2009Q4 30,254 -6.2 $199,067,962 -5.0 $506 1.3
2010Q1 28,740 -5.2 $168,056,785 -7.5 $450 -2.4
2010Q2 29,594 -3.6 $184,542,957 -1.1 $480 2.6
2010Q3 30,146 -4.0 $193,487,408 2.2 $494 6.5
2010Q4 29,484 -2.5 $196,122,576 -1.5 $512 1.1
2011Q1 28,096 -2.2 $177,517,284 5.6 $486 8.1
2011Q2 29,105 -1.7 $183,037,315 -0.8 $484 0.9
2011Q3 30,106 -0.1 $199,288,884 3.0 $509 3.1
2011Q4 29,475 0.0 $195,928,045 -0.1 $511 -0.1
2012Q1 28,300 0.7 $185,264,048 4.4 $504 3.6
2012Q2 29,390 1.0 $190,301,691 4.0 $498 3.0
2012Q3 30,265 0.5 $199,169,941 -0.1 $506 -0.6
2012Q4 29,811 1.1 $222,224,899 13.4 $573 12.1
2013Q1 28,459 0.6 $188,179,967 1.6 $509 1.0
2013Q2 29,706 1.1 $194,908,045 2.4 $505 1.3
2013Q3 30,795 1.8 $204,879,209 2.9 $512 1.1
2013Q4 30,204 1.3 $210,996,407 -5.1 $537 -6.3
2014Q1 28,593 0.5 $191,112,531 1.6 $514 1.1
2014Q2 29,766 0.2 $198,750,559 2.0 $514 1.8
2014Q3 30,634 -0.5 $209,944,287 2.5 $527 3.0
2014Q4 30,218 0.0 $220,266,234 4.4 $561 4.3
2015Q1 29,397 2.8 $198,606,050 3.9 $520 1.1
2015Q2 30,790 3.4 $209,635,546 5.5 $524 2.0
2015Q3 31,757 3.7 $220,836,202 5.2 $535 1.5
2015Q4 31,229 3.3 $228,870,328 3.9 $564 0.5
2016Q1 30,058 2.2 $198,737,763 0.1 $509 -2.1
2016Q2 30,766 -0.1 $211,862,035 1.1 $530 1.1
2016Q3 31,395 -1.1 $218,789,268 -0.9 $536 0.2
2016Q4 30,481 -2.4 $217,379,375 -5.0 $549 -2.7
2017Q1 28,919 -3.8 $199,887,755 0.6 $532 4.5
2017Q2 29,646 -3.6 $206,762,925 -2.4 $536 1.3
2017Q3 30,714 -2.2 $214,791,264 -1.8 $538 0.3
2017Q4 29,511 -3.2 $222,145,562 2.2 $579 5.6
2018Q1 28,340 -2.0 $201,434,142 0.8 $547 2.8
2018Q2 29,392 -0.9 $209,419,528 1.3 $548 2.2
2018Q3 30,171 -1.8 $217,032,058 1.0 $553 2.9
2018Q4 29,246 -0.9 $222,753,329 0.3 $586 1.2
2019Q1 28,246 -0.3 $207,664,392 3.1 $566 3.4
2019Q2 28,956 -1.5 $212,564,168 1.5 $565 3.0
2019Q3 29,549 -2.1 $220,935,991 1.8 $575 3.9
2019Q4 28,928 -1.1 $227,985,303 2.3 $606 3.5
2020Q1 28,054 -0.7 $213,272,969 2.7 $585 3.4
2020Q2 27,479 -5.1 $218,636,297 2.9 $612 8.4
2020Q3 29,554 0.0 $229,096,101 3.7 $596 3.7
2020Q4 29,555 2.2 $249,283,172 9.3 $649 7.0
2021Q1 28,841 2.8 $225,131,566 5.6 $600 2.7
2021Q2 29,467 7.2 $244,803,054 12.0 $639 4.4
2021Q3 30,081 1.8 $258,334,503 12.8 $661 10.8
2021Q4 30,274 2.4 $265,703,225 6.6 $675 4.1
2022Q1b 29,785 3.3 $260,788,020 15.8 $674 12.2
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 Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45) in Wyoming, 2001Q1-2022Q1


Figure: Over-the-Year Percent Change in Average Monthly Employment and Total Wages in Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45) 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.