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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.

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.


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.)

NEW: Unemployment Insurance Claims

Unemployment Insurance Claims Information for June 2016 by County, Industry, and Place of Residence of Claimant

  • Initial Claims: Initial claims increased 10.9% (237 claims) from June 2015. Substantial increases were seen in manufacturing (93.7%, or 59 claims), retail trade (49.5%, or 50 claims), and wholesale trade (47.1%, or 33 claims).
  • Continued Claims: Over the year, the number of unique claimants with continued claims increased 10.6% (681 claimants). Total continued weeks claimed increased by 29.5% (6,575 weeks claimed).

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Published July 7, 2016.

New Trends

April 2016

  • Workforce Planning Report 2016
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1: Economic Analysis
    • Chapter 2: Global Demand for Oil, Gas, and Coal
    • Chapter 3: What Does Wyoming’s Unemployment Rate Really Mean?
    • Chapter 4: Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Increase 22.9% in 2015
    • Chapter 5: Wyoming Employment Growth Lags Behind Surrounding States
    • Chapter 6: Wyoming Employment and Sector Analyses
  • Total Wages, Average Monthly Employment, and Average Monthly Wage Changes for Wyoming by Year/Quarter: 2005Q4 to 2015Q4
  • Persons Working in Jobs Covered by Wyoming State Unemployment Insurance, Fourth Quarter 2015
  • Quarterly Turnover Statistics by Industry, Third Quarter 2015
  • Wyoming Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.0% in February 2016
  • Current Employment Statistics (CES) Estimates and Research & Planning’s Short-Term Projections, February 2016
  • Unemployment Rates by State, February 2016 (Seasonally Adjusted)
  • Unemployment Rates by State, February 2016 (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
  • Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment
  • Economic Indicators
  • Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
  • Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims
  • Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Continued Claims

New: QCEW

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

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has reported that total unemployment insurance (UI) covered payroll decreased by $75.4 million (-2.3%) in third quarter 2015. Employment fell by 2,983 jobs (-1.0%) and average weekly wage decreased by $11 (-1.3%).


2015Q3 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 third quarter 2015 are available at the county and industry level.


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.


QCEW

Wyoming QCEW Summary Statistics by Industry, 2001Q1 to 2015Q3



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


New: Turnover

Wyoming Industry Turnover by Year and Quarter, 1992Q2 to 2014Q4

By Industry
Ag., Forestry,
Fishing & Hunting
Professional &
Business Services
Mining Educational Services
Construction Health Services
Manufacturing Leisure & Hospitality
Wholesale Trade, Transp., Utilities, & Warehousing Other Services
Retail Trade Public Administration
Information Unclassified
Financial Activities Total (All Industries)
Posted: September 2015

Full PDF by Industry
Excel File




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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