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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Research & Planning
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Employment and Earnings Outcomes for Wyoming CNAs (PDF)

In a recent study of more than 1,000 certified nursing assistants (CNAs), Research & Planning concluded that female CNAs earned greater wages and were more likely to be employed in Wyoming when compared with a control group of similar individuals.


Dashboards

Wyoming Health Care Occupation Dashboards: 2019 - Selected Statistics for Health Care Occupations in Wyoming (PDF)

Published June 2019.

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Presentation: Health Care Workforce Needs in Wyoming (PowerPoint)

Presented by Tony Glover, Manager, and Michael Moore, Editor, of the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services to the Wyoming Interim Joint Labor, Health, & Social Services Committee, June 13-14, 2019, Cheyenne, WY

Presentation Handout (PDF)


Publication

Health Care Workforce Needs in Wyoming: Update 2017 (PDF)

This publication examines demand and supply issues for the health care industry in Wyoming. It represents an update to the publication Health Care Workforce Needs in Wyoming: Advancing the Study, published in the fall of 2011.

Table of Contents (HTML)

  • Chapter Highlights and Key Findings
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Analysis of Wyoming’s Demographics and the Health Care Workforce
  • Chapter 3: The Impact of Wyoming Postsecondary Graduates on Supply and Demand of Wyoming’s Health Care Workforce
  • Chapter 4: The Education and Career Pathways of Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Chapter 5: Analysis of Licensed Health Care Occupations
  • Chapter 6: State and Local Health Care Shortages
  • Chapter 7: Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Incidence Rates by Industry and Licensed Occupations
Updated June 13, 2017.

A Closer Look: Ambulatory Health Care Services in Natrona County

This article compares the changes in the number of businesses, average number of employees, total quarterly payroll, and the average monthly wage for one area of Natrona County’s health care industry, Ambulatory Health Care Services, from second quarter 2005 (2005Q2) to second quarter 2013 (2013Q2).

In the October 2014 issue of Wyoming Labor Force Trends


Affordable Care Act

Potential Impacts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Employer-Provided Benefits in Wyoming

Using data from the Wyoming Benefits Survey and other state and federal data, in addition to previous research related to health care mandates in other states, this publication explores the PPACA's possible effects on employment in the state.

(The content of this publication appeared as an article in the September 2012 issue of Wyoming Labor Force Trends).


Occasional Paper No. 6

Health Care Workforce Needs in Wyoming: Advancing the Study

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PDF Appendices News Release

Published January 2012

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Demographics and Health Care
  • Chapter 3. State and Local Health Care Shortages
  • Chapter 4. Projected Demand and Health Care Shortages
  • Chapter 5. Commuting Impacts on Health Care
  • Appendix A. Licensed Professional Data
  • Appendix B. Additional Tables and Charts

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