Copyright 2003 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment1
Data produced by: David Bullard, Senior Economist

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

"Job gains in Construction, Services, and Government offset losses in Mining and Manufacturing."

Percent Change
Employment in Thousands Total Employment
WYOMING STATEWIDE* NOV 02 DEC 01
DEC02(p) NOV02(r) DEC01 DEC 02 DEC 02
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 245.0 246.4 243.8 -0.6 0.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 46.8 48.8 47.0 -4.1 -0.4
Mining 18.8 19.1 19.7 -1.6 -4.6
Coal Mining 5.2 5.2 5.0 0.0 4.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 11.0 11.1 11.9 -0.9 -7.6
Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 3.2 3.2 3.5 0.0 -8.6
Oil & Gas Field Services 7.8 7.9 8.4 -1.3 -7.1
Nonmetallic Minerals 2.5 2.5 2.6 0.0 -3.8
Construction 17.4 18.6 16.1 -6.5 8.1
General Building Contractors 4.1 4.2 3.8 -2.4 7.9
Heavy Construction 4.9 5.5 4.5 -10.9 8.9
Special Trade Construction 8.4 8.9 7.8 -5.6 7.7
Manufacturing 10.6 11.1 11.2 -4.5 -5.4
Durable Goods 4.9 5.0 5.1 -2.0 -3.9
Nondurable Goods 5.7 6.1 6.1 -6.6 -6.6
Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.5 1.6 6.7 0.0
Petroleum & Coal Products 1.1 1.2 1.2 -8.3 -8.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 198.2 197.6 196.8 0.3 0.7
Transportation & Public Utilities 13.9 14.1 14.1 -1.4 -1.4
Transportation 9.1 9.3 9.3 -2.2 -2.2
Railroad Transportation 2.7 2.8 2.9 -3.6 -6.9
Trucking & Warehousing 3.8 3.8 3.8 0.0 0.0
Communications 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
Telephone Communications 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 2.7 2.7 2.7 0.0 0.0
Electric Services 1.9 1.9 1.9 0.0 0.0
Trade 54.7 54.6 54.8 0.2 -0.2
Wholesale Trade 8.1 8.1 7.9 0.0 2.5
Durable Goods 4.8 4.8 4.7 0.0 2.1
Nondurable Goods 3.3 3.3 3.2 0.0 3.1
Retail Trade 46.6 46.5 46.9 0.2 -0.6
Building Materials & Garden Supply 2.4 2.4 2.1 0.0 14.3
General Merchandise Stores 5.7 5.7 5.7 0.0 0.0
Department Stores 4.8 4.8 4.9 0.0 -2.0
Food Stores 5.0 5.1 5.1 -2.0 -2.0
Auto Dealers & Service Stations 8.1 8.1 8.3 0.0 -2.4
Gas Stations 4.0 4.1 4.3 -2.4 -7.0
Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.2 1.2 1.4 0.0 -14.3
Furniture & Home Furnishing Stores 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
Eating & Drinking Places 16.5 16.5 16.6 0.0 -0.6
Miscellaneous Retail 6.0 5.8 6.0 3.4 0.0
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.4 8.4 8.4 0.0 0.0
Depos-Nondepos & Security Brokers 4.3 4.3 4.3 0.0 0.0
Depository Institutions 3.5 3.5 3.5 0.0 0.0
Insurance 2.0 2.0 1.8 0.0 11.1
Services 56.6 56.2 55.9 0.7 1.3
Hotels & Other Lodging Places 7.6 7.6 7.3 0.0 4.1
Personal Services 2.1 2.1 2.0 0.0 5.0
Business Services 8.2 8.4 8.3 -2.4 -1.2
Automotive & Misc. Repair Services 3.3 3.3 3.4 0.0 -2.9
Amusements (Rec Services & Mot. Pics.) 3.3 2.7 3.6 22.2 -8.3
Health Services 11.9 11.9 11.8 0.0 0.8
Offices of DDECors of Medicine 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.4 3.4
Legal Services 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0
Social Services 7.0 6.9 6.6 1.4 6.1
Membership Organizations 3.7 3.7 3.8 0.0 -2.6
Engineering & Management 4.5 4.5 4.3 0.0 4.7
Government 64.6 64.3 63.6 0.5 1.6
Total Federal Government 7.4 7.4 7.2 0.0 2.8
Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
Total State Government 14.8 14.8 14.3 0.0 3.5
State Education 5.9 5.9 5.7 0.0 3.5
Total Local Government 42.4 42.1 42.1 0.7 0.7
Local Hospitals 5.5 5.5 5.5 0.0 0.0
Local Education 23.8 23.4 23.6 1.7 0.8
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 39.2 38.8 38.3 1.0 2.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 3.9 3.9 3.7 0.0 5.4
Mining & Construction 2.4 2.4 2.1 0.0 14.3
Manufacturing 1.5 1.5 1.6 0.0 -6.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 35.3 34.9 34.6 1.1 2.0
Transportation & Public Utilities 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 0.0
Trade 9.5 9.3 9.2 2.2 3.3
Wholesale Trade 0.9 0.8 0.9 12.5 0.0
Retail Trade 8.6 8.5 8.3 1.2 3.6
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.9 1.9 1.8 0.0 5.6
Services 8.6 8.5 8.5 1.2 1.2
Total Government 12.4 12.3 12.2 0.8 1.6
Federal Government 2.6 2.5 2.5 4.0 4.0
State Government 3.8 3.7 3.6 2.7 5.6
Local Government 6.0 6.1 6.1 -1.6 -1.6
NATRONA COUNTY*
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 33.4 33.4 33.4 0.0 0.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.6 5.7 5.9 -1.8 -5.1
Mining 2.0 2.0 2.2 0.0 -9.1
Construction 1.8 1.9 1.9 -5.3 -5.3
Manufacturing 1.8 1.8 1.8 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 27.8 27.7 27.5 0.4 1.1
Transportation & Public Utilities 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
Transportation 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
Communications & Public Utilities 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0
Trade 8.9 8.9 8.9 0.0 0.0
Wholesale Trade 2.5 2.5 2.4 0.0 4.2
Retail Trade 6.4 6.4 6.5 0.0 -1.5
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0
Services 10.1 10.1 9.9 0.0 2.0
Personal & Business Services 2.2 2.2 2.1 0.0 4.8
Health Services 3.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0
Government 5.9 5.8 5.8 1.7 1.7
Federal Government 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.0 16.7
State Government 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Local Government 4.5 4.4 4.5 2.3 0.0
Local Education 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.3 0.0


1Current Employment Statistics (CES) estimates include all full- and part-time wage and salary workers in nonagricultural establishments who worked or received pay during the week which includes the 12th of the month.  Self-employed, domestic services, and personnel of the armed forces are excluded.  Data are not seasonally adjusted.
*Published in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(p) Subject to revision.         (r) Revised.

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