Wyoming Labor Force Trends

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning
Vol. 51 No. 4 — ©April 2014


Also inside April Trends:

Total Wages, Average Monthly Employment, and Average Monthly Wage Changes for Wyoming by Year/Quarter: 2004Q4 to 2013Q4

Gender Wage Gap Stays Near 60% for Third Straight Year in 2013

Average Annual Earnings for Males and Females Working in Wyoming at Any Time, 2000-2013

Females were paid an average of approximately 60 cents for every dollar paid to males across all industries in Wyoming in 2013. This gender wage gap has remained relatively consistent since 2011.

The most recent earnings tables by county, industry, age, and gender (2000 to 2013) are now available from the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. 

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Persons Working in Jobs Covered by Wyoming State Unemployment Insurance, Fourth Quarter 2013

Quarterly Turnover Statistics by Industry, Third Quarter 2013

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.2% in February 2014

Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rates

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.3% in January to 4.2% in February. Wyoming’s unemployment rate is now at its lowest point since December 2008, when it was 3.9%. Unemployment remained well below its year-ago level of 4.8% and was significantly lower than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 6.7%. Seasonally adjusted employment of Wyoming residents increased, rising by 1,639 individuals (0.6%) from January to February.

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