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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply."
The States' Labor Market Information Review,
ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

Trends

June 2016

  • Postsecondary Academic Program Choice and Workforce Outcomes
  • Wyoming Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.5% in April 2016
  • Current Employment Statistics (CES) Estimates and Research & Planning's Short-Term Projections, April 2016
  • Unemployment Rates by State, April 2016 (Seasonally Adjusted)
  • Unemployment Rates by State, April 2016 (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
  • Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment
  • Economic Indicators
  • Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims
  • Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Continued Claims

Turnover

Wyoming Turnover Report, 1992Q1 to 2015Q4

(PDF, 526 KB)

Click here to download Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet

    Table of Contents
  • Turnover Definitions
  • Table 1: Turnover by Industry, 2015Q4
  • Table 2: Turnover by County, 2015Q4
  • Figure 1: Total Number of Wage Records, 1992-2015
  • Figure 2: WY Turnover Rate, 1992-2015
  • Figure 3: WY Continuous Employment Rate
  • Figure 4: WY Hire, Exit, Both Rates
  • Figure 5: WY Hire, Exit, Both Rates (Moving Averages)

Published August 15, 2016.


New: QCEW

Wyoming Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) Fourth Quarter 2015

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has reported that total unemployment insurance (UI) covered payroll decreased by $130.0 million (-3.7%) in fourth quarter 2015. Employment fell by 6,132 jobs (-2.1%) and average weekly wage decreased by $15 (-1.6%). The mining sector (including oil & gas) lost 5,662 jobs (-20.4%). Employment rose in eight counties and fell in 15 counties.


2015Q4 Employment and Wage Estimates

The latest employment and wage data for Wyoming from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) are now available from the Research & Planning (R&P) section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

Average monthly employment, total wages, and average weekly wage estimates for fourth quarter 2015 are available at the county and industry level.


NEW: Unemployment Insurance Claims

Unemployment Insurance Claims Information for Wyoming by County, Industry, and Place of Residence of Claimant: July 2016

  • Initial Claims: Initial claims increased 5.7% (107 claims) from July 2015. Claims in the mining sector decreased by 33.1% (-78 claims) over the year. Substantial increases were seen in retail trade (52.5%, or 64 claims), wholesale trade (39.7%, or 27 claims claims), and leisure & hospitality (36.0%, or 41 claims).
  • Continued Claims: Over the year, the number of unique claimants with continued claims increased 49.5% (2,388 workers). Total continued weeks claimed increased by 26.3% (5,336 weeks claimed). Significant increases were seen in wholesale trade (96.2%, or 737 weeks claimed) and retail trade (66.9%, or 524 weeks claimed). At the county level, the number of unique claimants in Natrona County increased 66.0% (538 unique claimants) compared to 28.8% (128 unique claimants) in Laramie County. In Natrona County, continued weeks claimed increased 38.5% (1,345 weeks claimed).

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Published August 8, 2016.

QCEW

Wyoming QCEW Summary Statistics by Industry, 2001Q1 to 2016Q1


Trends

May 2016

  • Impact Evaluation of a Wyoming Employment Assistance Program
  • Wyoming Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.2% in March 2016
  • Current Employment Statistics (CES) Estimates and Research & Planning's Short-Term Projections, March 2016
  • Unemployment Rates by State, March 2016 (Seasonally Adjusted)
  • Unemployment Rates by State, March 2016 (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
  • Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment
  • Economic Indicators
  • Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims
  • Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Continued Claims

Education WE Connect

Postsecondary Opportunities in Wyoming and 11 Other States

The purpose of these articles is to illustrate R&P’s ability to track University of Wyoming (UW) and Wyoming community college graduates into the labor market by linking UW and community college data files with administrative databases for Wyoming and 11 partner states. This type of research helps inform students, jobseekers, educators, training providers, and others of employment and wage trends for specific areas of study.

University of Wyoming

  • University of Wyoming Graduates (Degrees & Certificates) with Wage Records Hits in Quarter of Graduation & Four Subsequent Quarters in 12 States HTML PDF (published June 2016)
  • University of Wyoming Graduates, 2011/12, 2012/13, & 2013/14 School Years Combined with Wage Records Matches in the Quarter of Graduation and Four Subsequent Quarters in 12 States
    PDF (published August 2016)

Wyoming Community Colleges

  • Wyoming Community College Graduates (2011/12, 2012/13, & 2013/14 School Years Combined)) with Wage Records Matches in Quarter of Graduation and Four Subsequent Quarters in 12 States
    HTML PDF (published July 2016)
  • Wyoming Community College Graduates by Academic/Occupational Tracks
    2011/12, 2012/13, & 2013/14 School Years Combined with Wage Records Matches in the Quarter of Graduation and Four Subsequent Quarters in 12 States
    PDF (published August 4, 2016)

Projections

Wyoming Long-Term Industry and Occupational Projections, 2014-2024

Published July 2016.

The latest long-term projections from the Research & Planning (R&P) section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services show very slow growth from 2014-2024. The industry projections suggest that the state will experience net growth of 4,327 jobs (1.5%) over the 10-year period.

  • Article
  • Wyoming Long-Term Industry Projections, 2014-2024
  • Wyoming Long-Term Occupational Projections, 2014-2024

(Article, tables, and figures prepared by David Bullard.)

Projections

Wyoming Short-Term Industry and Occupational Projections, 2015-2017

Published March 2016.

The newest short-term occupational and industry projections from the Research & Planning (R&P) section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services indicate that Wyoming’s job market will contract during the two-year period from 2015 to 2017.

Short-Term Projections, 2015-2017


Impact Evaluation

Higher Wages and More Work: Impact Evaluation of a State-Funded Incumbent Worker Training Program


Occasional Paper No. 8

The Education and Work Experience of Youth in Wyoming’s Counties

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Published February 2016.


NEW: OES

Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) in Wyoming

NEW: Statewide, Regional, County, and MSA Data (estimates for Wyoming wages for May 2014 data updated to the September 2015 ECI Employment Cost Index) See note about wage updating used to calculate estimates.

Wyoming Wage Survey

Wages by Occupation-State/National Estimates (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website)


Occupational staffing levels and wage rates for other states and the nation can be found HERE.


Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses


CFOI 2014

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in Wyoming, 2014

Main Page | News Release

2014 Tables

2014 Figures




Workforce-Education Connection (WE Connect)

Workforce Data Quality Initiative Report No. 1 for Wyoming: School Attendance and Employment, 2006 to 2013

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Published April 2015.


New: Projections

Wyoming Industry and Occupational Projections (Short-Term, 2014-2016)

(Tables prepared by David Bullard. Tables include Excel file links; see upper right corner of tables.)


Annual Report 2015

Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Chapters
Welcome
1. Youth Employment in Wyoming Continues to Decline in 2014 9. Truck Drivers, Construction Laborers Top-Paid Among Occupations with the Most New Hires in Wyoming
2. Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages: Wyoming Job Growth Improves in 2014 10. Gender Wage Gap: Compared to Males, Females Earned 59% in 2014
3. Current Employment in Wyoming by Industry Shows Continued Growth in 2014 11. Benefits: Access to Medical Insurance, Retirement Plans Declines in 2014
4. Short-Term Industry Projections: Construction, Educational & Health Services Lead Projected Job Growth 12. Planning vs. Performance: Why Outcome Wages May Fall Short of Accountability Measures
5. Top Five Occupational Projections by Typical Educational Requirement 13. Wyoming New Business Formation in 2012 and 2013
6. Wyoming Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.3% in 2014 14. Workers’ Compensation Claims Continue Downward Trend
7. Construction Labor Shortages in Wyoming and the Nation 15. Wyoming Occupational Fatalities Decrease to 26 in 2013
8. Unemployment Insurance Statistics Show State Continued Growth in 2014 16. Just the Facts

New Hires Survey Results

Tables by Industry
(2011Q4-2013Q3):

By Number of New Hires
Ag., Forestry,
Fishing and Hunting
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Mining Management of Companies and Enterprises
Utilities Administrative and Waste Services
Construction Educational Services
Manufacturing Health Care and Social Assistance
Wholesale Trade Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade Accommodation and Food Services
Transportation & Warehousing Other Services
Information Public Administration
Finance & Insurance  
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Total, All Industries
Posted: August 2014

 

By Standard Occupational
Classification (SOC) Code
Ag., Forestry,
Fishing and Hunting
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Mining Management of Companies and Enterprises
Utilities Administrative and Waste Services
Construction Educational Services
Manufacturing Health Care and Social Assistance
Wholesale Trade Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade Accommodation and Food Services
Transportation & Warehousing Other Services
Information Public Administration
Finance & Insurance  
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Total, All Industries
Posted: August 2014

 

Nonresident New Hires
By Industry By Occupation

 


Labor Shortages

Construction Labor Shortages in Wyoming and the Nation

Construction Labor Shortages in Wyoming and the Nation

Published December 2014.



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