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Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment(1)

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


For fourteen months, Natrona County total nonagricultural wage and salary employment has increased in over-the-year comparisons (up 0.3% from March 1997 to March 1998).


WYOMING STATEWIDE(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
MAR 98 (p) FEB 98 (r) MAR 97 FEB 98-MAR 98 MAR 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 215.7 213.6 215.0 1.0 0.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 39.8 39.2 38.6 1.5 3.1
--Mining 16.5 16.5 15.9 0.0 3.8
----Coal Mining 4.5 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.0
----Oil & Gas Extraction 8.0 8.1 7.7 -1.2 3.9
------Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 2.6 2.6 2.6 0.0 0.0
------Oil & Gas Field Services 5.4 5.5 5.1 -1.8 5.9
----Nonmetallic Minerals 3.2 3.2 3.1 0.0 3.2
--Construction 12.7 12.2 12.4 4.1 2.4
----General Building Contractors 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.3 6.9
----Heavy Construction 3.2 2.9 3.2 10.3 0.0
----Special Trade Construction 6.4 6.3 6.3 1.6 1.6
--Manufacturing 10.6 10.5 10.3 1.0 2.9
----Durable Goods 4.9 4.8 4.8 2.1 2.1
----Nondurable Goods 5.7 5.7 5.5 0.0 3.6
------Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
------Petroleum & Coal Products 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.0 8.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 175.9 174.4 176.4 0.9 -0.3
--Transportation & Public Utilities 13.5 13.6 13.7 -0.7 -1.5
----Transportation 8.4 8.4 8.5 0.0 -1.2
------Railroad Transportation 2.8 2.8 2.9 0.0 -3.4
------Trucking & Warehousing 3.3 3.4 3.4 -2.9 -2.9
----Communications 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
------Telephone Communications 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 3.2 3.2 3.3 0.0 -3.0
------Electric Services 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
--Trade 49.8 49.3 50.1 1.0 -0.6
----Wholesale Trade 7.8 7.7 7.6 1.3 2.6
------Durable Goods 4.3 4.3 4.1 0.0 4.9
------Nondurable Goods 3.5 3.4 3.5 2.9 0.0
----Retail Trade 42.0 41.6 42.5 1.0 -1.2
------Bldg. Matls. & Garden Supply 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
------General Merchandise Stores 4.4 4.3 4.5 2.3 -2.2
--------Department Stores 3.8 3.7 3.7 2.7 2.7
------Food Stores 5.3 5.3 5.3 0.0 0.0
------Auto. Dlrs. & Service Stations 7.6 7.5 7.5 1.3 1.3
--------Gas Stations 4.0 4.0 3.9 0.0 2.6
------Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0
------Furniture & Home Furn. Stores 1.4 1.4 1.4 0.0 0.0
------Eating & Drinking Places 15.7 15.4 16.2 1.9 -3.1
------Miscellaneous Retail 4.6 4.7 4.6 -2.1 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.2 8.2 8.0 0.0 2.5
----Depos-Nondepos & Security Brkrs. 3.8 3.8 3.7 0.0 2.7
------Depository Institutions 3.1 3.1 3.0 0.0 3.3
----Insurance 2.3 2.2 2.2 4.5 4.5
--Services 45.6 45.2 45.5 0.9 0.2
----Hotels & Other Lodging Places 6.7 6.5 6.7 3.1 0.0
----Personal Services 1.9 1.9 1.9 0.0 0.0
----Business Services 5.4 5.3 5.3 1.9 1.9
----Automotive & Misc. Repair Svcs. 2.9 2.8 2.8 3.6 3.6
----Amusements (Rec.Svcs.& Mot.Pics.) 3.2 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0
----Health Services 10.1 10.1 10.0 0.0 1.0
------Offices of Doctors of Medicine 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
----Legal Services 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
----Social Services 5.1 5.1 5.2 0.0 -1.9
----Membership Organizations 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
----Engineering & Management 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
--Government 58.8 58.1 59.1 1.2 -0.5
----Total Federal Government 6.6 6.6 6.6 0.0 0.0
------Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Total State Government 13.6 13.5 13.5 0.7 0.7
------State Education 5.5 5.4 5.4 1.9 1.9
----Total Local Government 38.6 38.0 39.0 1.6 -1.0
------Local Hospitals 5.1 5.1 5.0 0.0 2.0
------Local Education 21.9 21.4 22.3 2.3 -1.8


LARAMIE COUNTY
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
MAR 98 (p) FEB 98 (r) MAR 97 FEB 98-MAR 98 MAR 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 34.3 34.1 34.2 0.6 0.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 3.7 3.6 3.5 2.8 5.7
--Mining & Construction 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
--Manufacturing 1.7 1.6 1.5 6.2 13.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 30.7 30.5 30.7 0.7 0.0
--Transportation and Public Util. 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0
--Trade 8.1 8.2 8.0 -1.2 1.2
----Wholesale Trade 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.0 14.3
----Retail Trade 7.3 7.4 7.2 -1.4 1.4
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2.1 2.0 2.0 5.0 5.0
--Services 7.1 7.0 7.2 1.4 -1.4
--Total Government 11.1 11.0 11.2 0.9 -0.9
----Federal Government 2.3 2.3 2.4 0.0 -4.2
----State Government 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
----Local Government 5.5 5.3 5.4 3.8 1.9


NATRONA COUNTY(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
MAR 98 (p) FEB 98 (r) MAR 97 FEB 98-MAR 98 MAR 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 29.7 29.6 29.6 0.3 0.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.0 5.1 4.8 -2.0 4.2
--Manufacturing 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
--Mining 2.0 2.1 1.8 -4.8 11.1
--Construction 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 24.7 24.5 24.8 0.8 -0.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
----Transportation 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.0 10.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.0 -14.3
--Trade 8.2 8.2 8.3 0.0 -1.2
----Wholesale Trade 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 5.9 5.9 6.0 0.0 -1.7
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
--Services 8.0 8.0 8.1 0.0 -1.2
----Personal & Business Services 1.6 1.5 1.5 6.7 6.7
----Health Services 2.6 2.6 2.7 0.0 -3.7
--Government 5.6 5.4 5.5 3.7 1.8
----Local Government 4.2 4.1 4.2 2.4 0.0
------Local Education 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.6 0.0


* Published in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


(1) Current 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.


(p) Subject to revision.
(r) Revised.

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