Copyright 2002 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Table 4: Wages and Employment for All Resident and Nonresident(1) Wyoming Workers by Industry, 1999
  Number of Workers Mean Annual Wages
     
Industry Total Workers Residents Nonresidents Total Wages Residents Nonresidents Percentage Wage Increase in Total Wages After Excluding Nonresidents
     
Agriculture 5,735 4,802 933 $10,989 $12,378 $3,839 11.2
Mining 19,715 18,324 1,391 37,100 39,372 7,160 5.8
Construction 31,611 24,533 7,078 15,433 18,403 5,138 16.1
Manufacturing 15,161 14,150 1,011 24,912 26,327 5,106 5.4
TCPU(2) 14,031 12,909 1,122 27,346 29,298 4,878 6.7
Wholesale Trade 9,145 8,459 686 25,074 26,627 5,923 5.8
Retail Trade 68,608 59,865 8,743 9,489 10,558 2,172 10.1
FIRE(3) 9,703 8,961 742 24,821 26,324 6,667 5.7
Services 77,482 65,327 12,155 13,653 15,528 3,575 12.1
Government(4) 53,864 51,862 2,002 21,270 21,910 4,696 2.9
NA(5) 813 490 323 15,200 16,219 13,655 6.3
     
Total 305,868 269,682 36,186 $17,592 $19,412 $4,030 9.4
(1) Nonresidents are defined as workers who do not have a Wyoming driver's license and who worked less than four quarters in the State.
(2) Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities.
(3) Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate.
(4) State and Local Government only.
(5) Not Available due to invalid Unemployment Insurance (UI) number or other reason making industry classification unknown.
Source: Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Wage Records, ES-202, and Wyoming Driver's License files.

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