Copyright 1999 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Table 2: Wyoming Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll and Average Weekly Wages for Second Quarter 1998 by Industry

Average Monthly Employment Total Payroll Average Weekly Wage
Second Quarter Change Second Quarter Change Second Quarter Change
1998 1997 Number Percent 1998 1997 Number Percent 1998 1997 Number Percent
Total 223,630 218,832 4,797 2.2% $1,352,400,808 $1,279,281,196 $73,119,612 5.7% $465 $450 $16 3.4%
Total Private 168,981 164,514 4,468 2.7% $980,025,584 $919,349,084 $60,676,500 6.6% $446 $430 $16 3.8%
-- Agriculture 3,567 3,497 69 2.0 13,869,719 12,821,022 1,048,697 8.2 299 282 17 6.1
-- Mining 16,823 16,512 311 1.9 195,770,263 188,339,610 7,430,653 3.9 895 877 18 2.0
-- Construction 16,502 15,286 1,216 8.0 107,966,132 94,706,044 13,260,088 14.0 503 477 27 5.6
-- Manufacturing 10,770 10,573 198 1.9 84,176,555 80,442,449 3,734,106 4.6 601 585 16 2.7
-- Transportation, Communications,
& Public Utilities
11,037 10,952 85 0.8 92,468,206 89,198,467 3,269,739 3.7 644 626 18 2.9
-- Wholesale Trade 7,887 7,772 115 1.5 58,531,183 55,062,495 3,468,688 6.3 571 545 26 4.7
-- Retail Trade 45,265 44,985 280 0.6 148,043,276 140,320,477 7,722,799 5.5 252 240 12 4.9
-- Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 8,564 8,103 461 5.7 58,336,165 52,826,642 5,509,523 10.4 524 501 22 4.5
-- Services 48,566 46,833 1,733 3.7 220,864,085 205,631,878 15,232,207 7.4 350 338 12 3.6
Total Government 54,648 54,319 330 0.6% $372,375,224 $359,932,112 $12,443,112 3.5% $524 $510 $14 2.8%
-- Federal Government 7,147 7,159 -11 -0.2 64,888,943 62,219,656 2,669,287 4.3 698 669 30 4.5
-- State Government 11,632 11,730 -98 -0.8 82,418,331 79,451,494 2,966,837 3.7 545 521 24 4.6
-- Local Government 35,869 35,430 439 1.2 225,067,950 218,260,962 6,806,988 3.1 483 474 9 1.9


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