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

"After years of rapid growth, Educational & Health Services job gains slowed to a mere 100 workers of 0.5 percent in February."


Percent Change
Employment in Thousands Total Employment
WYOMING STATEWIDE* JAN 03 FEB 02
FEB03(p) JAN03(b) FEB02 FEB 03 FEB 03
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 239.5 239.1 237.7 0.2 0.8
TOTAL PRIVATE 176.2 176.6 175.4 -0.2 0.5
GOODS PRODUCING 44.0 44.6 44.2 -1.3 -0.5
Natural Resources & Mining 17.3 17.3 18.1 0.0 -4.4
Mining 17.2 17.2 17.9 0.0 -3.9
Oil & Gas Extraction 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.2 -3.0
Mining except Oil & Gas 7.5 7.5 7.4 0.0 1.4
Coal Mining 4.8 4.8 4.7 0.0 2.1
Support Activities for Mining 6.5 6.6 7.2 -1.5 -9.7
Support Activities for Oil & Gas 4.7 4.8 5.2 -2.1 -9.6
Construction 17.8 18.0 17.0 -1.1 4.7
Construction of Buildings 4.4 4.6 4.4 -4.3 0.0
Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction 4.3 4.4 4.0 -2.3 7.5
Specialty Trade Contractors 9.1 9.0 8.6 1.1 5.8
Manufacturing 8.9 9.3 9.1 -4.3 -2.2
Durable Goods 4.7 4.9 4.7 -4.1 0.0
Non-Durable Goods 4.2 4.4 4.4 -4.5 -4.5
SERVICE PROVIDING 195.5 194.5 193.5 0.5 1.0
Trade, Transportation, Warehousing, & Utilities 46.6 47.1 46.4 -1.1 0.4
Wholesale Trade 6.9 6.8 7.0 1.5 -1.4
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 4.1 4.0 4.1 2.5 0.0
Retail Trade 28.9 29.4 28.4 -1.7 1.8
Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers 4.1 4.1 4.0 0.0 2.5
Building Material & Garden Supplies Dealers 2.4 2.5 2.1 -4.0 14.3
Food & Beverage Stores 4.9 5.0 4.9 -2.0 0.0
Grocery Stores 3.9 3.9 3.9 0.0 0.0
Gasoline Stations 3.9 4.0 4.2 -2.5 -7.1
General Merchandise Stores 5.3 5.4 5.2 -1.9 1.9
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 1.9 1.8 1.8 5.6 5.6
Transportation, Warehouse, & Utilities 10.8 10.9 11.0 -0.9 -1.8
Utilities 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
Transportation & Warehousing 8.7 8.8 8.9 -1.1 -2.2
Truck Transportation 3.3 3.3 3.1 0.0 6.5
Information 4.2 4.3 4.2 -2.3 0.0
Financial Activities 10.1 10.0 9.7 1.0 4.1
Finance & Insurance 6.7 6.7 6.5 0.0 3.1
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.0 6.2
Professional & Business Services 14.7 14.4 14.8 2.1 -0.7
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 7.2 7.2 7.4 0.0 -2.7
Architectural, Engineering & Rel. Services 2.1 2.0 2.2 5.0 -4.5
Management of Companies & Enterprises 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Administrative & Support & Waste Services 6.8 6.5 6.7 4.6 1.5
Educational & Health Services 19.8 20.0 19.7 -1.0 0.5
Educational Services 1.8 1.8 1.9 0.0 -5.3
Health Care & Social Assistance 18.0 18.2 17.8 -1.1 1.1
Ambulatory Health Care Services 6.7 6.8 6.5 -1.5 3.1
Offices of Physicians 2.9 2.9 2.8 0.0 3.6
Hospitals 2.7 2.7 2.8 0.0 -3.6
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 4.2 4.3 4.2 -2.3 0.0
Social Assistance 4.4 4.4 4.3 0.0 2.3
Leisure & Hospitality 27.3 26.8 27.0 1.9 1.1
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2.3 2.2 2.1 4.5 9.5
Accommodation & Food Services 25.0 24.6 24.9 1.6 0.4
Accommodation 8.6 8.4 8.6 2.4 0.0
Food Services & Drinking Places 16.4 16.2 16.3 1.2 0.6
Other Services 9.5 9.4 9.4 1.1 1.1
Repair & Maintenance 3.1 3.1 3.2 0.0 -3.1
Government 63.3 62.5 62.3 1.3 1.6
Federal Government 6.8 6.8 6.7 0.0 1.5
State Government 14.6 14.7 14.3 -0.7 2.1
State Govt. Education 5.6 5.7 5.4 -1.8 3.7
Local Government 41.9 41.0 41.3 2.2 1.5
Local Govt Education 22.3 21.8 22.2 2.3 0.5
Hospitals 5.6 5.6 5.5 0.0 1.8
     
Percent Change
Employment in Thousands Total Employment
LARAMIE COUNTY JAN 03 FEB 02
FEB03(p) JAN03(b) FEB02 FEB 03 FEB 03
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 38.2 38.4 37.5 -0.5 1.9
TOTAL PRIVATE 26.0 26.2 25.5 -0.8 2.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 3.7 3.9 3.6 -5.1 2.8
Nat. Res., Mining & Construction 2.3 2.4 2.1 -4.2 9.5
Manufacturing 1.4 1.5 1.5 -6.7 -6.7
TOTAL SERVICE PROVIDING 34.5 34.5 33.9 0.0 1.8
Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 8.2 8.2 7.6 0.0 7.9
Wholesale Trade 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.0 16.7
Retail Trade 5.4 5.6 5.0 -3.6 8.0
Information 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Financial Activities 1.8 1.8 1.8 0.0 0.0
Professional & Business Services 3.2 3.2 3.3 0.0 -3.0
Educational & Health Services 2.5 2.6 2.6 -3.8 -3.8
Leisure & Hospitality 4.0 3.9 4.0 2.6 0.0
Other Services 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
Government 12.2 12.2 12.0 0.0 1.7
Federal Government 2.5 2.5 2.4 0.0 4.2
State Government 3.9 3.9 3.8 0.0 2.6
Local Government 5.8 5.8 5.8 0.0 0.0
     
NATRONA COUNTY*
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 33.0 32.7 32.5 0.9 1.5
TOTAL PRIVATE 27.3 27.2 26.9 0.4 1.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.3 5.4 5.4 -1.9 -1.9
Natural Resources & Mining 1.9 1.9 2.0 0.0 -5.0
Construction 1.9 2.0 1.9 -5.0 0.0
Manufacturing 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PROVIDING 27.7 27.3 27.1 1.5 2.2
Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 7.7 7.8 7.7 -1.3 0.0
Wholesale Trade 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0
Retail Trade 4.5 4.6 4.4 -2.2 2.3
Trans, Warehouse, & Utilities 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.0 -9.1
Information 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
Financial Activities 1.9 1.9 1.7 0.0 11.8
Professional & Business Services 2.9 2.7 2.8 7.4 3.6
Educational & Health Services 4.2 4.1 4.2 2.4 0.0
Leisure & Hospitality 3.0 3.0 2.8 0.0 7.1
Other Services 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
Government 5.7 5.5 5.6 3.6 1.8
Federal Government 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
State Government 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Local Government 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.8 2.3
Local Education 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.4 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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