Wyoming Labor Force Trends

Vol. 50 No. 7 — ©July 2013

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Total Wages, Average Monthly Employment, and Average Monthly Wage Changes for Wyoming by Year/Quarter: 2004Q1 to 2013Q1

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The Cornerstone: Building an American Public Policy for Educational Attainment and Success in the Labor Market

(This is an excerpt from The Cornerstone: Building an American Public Policy for Educational Attainment and Success in the Labor Market, available in its entirety here. It is part of a series of articles forthcoming in Wyoming Labor Force Trends on the intersection of higher education and education and workforce policy in the United States.)
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Figure: 2000 Cohort in 2010
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Where Did They Go?

2000 Cohort in 2010 Tracking the Exit of 18-Year-Olds Working in Wyoming in 2000 and Where They Were Working in 2010

 


Wyoming Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.6% in May 2013

Figure: Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate
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The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has reported that the state‚Äôs seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.8% in April to 4.6% in May (not a statistically significant change). It remained significantly lower than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 7.6%. Seasonally adjusted employment of Wyoming residents increased slightly, rising by 983 individuals (0.3%) from April to May.  
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