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Table 3: Wyoming Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll and Average Weekly Wages for Second Quarter 1998 by Region and County

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%
Northwest 35,149 34,760 389 1.1% $187,119,775 $183,028,595 $4,091,180 2.2% $410 $405 $4 1.1%
-- Big Horn 3,958 3,827 131 3.4 22,490,471 21,239,459 1,251,012 5.9 437 427 10 2.4
-- Fremont 13,396 13,374 22 0.2 72,812,544 69,995,807 2,816,737 4.0 418 403 16 3.9
-- Hot Springs 2,038 2,022 15 0.8 8,777,656 9,356,619 -578,963 -6.2 331 356 -25 -6.9
-- Park 12,005 11,823 182 1.5 61,470,742 61,544,548 -73,806 -0.1 394 400 -7 -1.6
-- Washakie 3,752 3,713 39 1.1 21,568,362 20,892,162 676,200 3.2 442 433 9 2.2
Northeast 34,328 33,623 705 2.1% $219,807,940 $209,251,386 $10,556,554 5.0% $493 $479 $14 2.9%
-- Campbell 16,931 16,431 500 3.0 129,785,332 120,511,118 9,274,214 7.7 590 564 25 4.5
-- Crook 1,893 1,925 -32 -1.7 10,047,407 10,759,624 -712,217 -6.6 408 430 -22 -5.0
-- Johnson 2,612 2,613 -1 -0.0 12,234,680 12,068,741 165,939 1.4 360 355 5 1.4
-- Sheridan 10,722 10,542 181 1.7 56,202,516 54,138,806 2,063,710 3.8 403 395 8 2.1
-- Weston 2,169 2,112 57 2.7 11,538,005 11,773,097 -235,092 -2.0 409 429 -20 -4.6
Southwest 49,487 48,183 1,304 2.7% $323,491,950 $304,168,482 $19,323,468 6.4% $503 $486 $17 3.5%
-- Lincoln 4,827 4,916 -89 -1.8 29,909,062 29,793,099 115,963 0.4 477 466 10 2.2
-- Sublette 2,087 2,074 13 0.6 10,803,282 11,136,564 -333,282 -3.0 398 413 -15 -3.6
-- Sweetwater 19,863 19,178 685 3.6 157,972,043 148,557,472 9,414,571 6.3 612 596 16 2.7
-- Teton 14,514 14,070 445 3.2 76,925,858 70,076,382 6,849,476 9.8 408 383 25 6.4
-- Uinta 8,196 7,946 250 3.1 47,881,705 44,604,965 3,276,740 7.3 449 432 18 4.1
Southeast 56,944 56,198 745 1.3% $327,644,608 $305,458,594 $22,186,014 7.3% $443 $418 $24 5.9%
-- Albany 13,730 13,602 128 0.9 75,328,272 71,730,456 3,597,816 5.0 422 406 16 4.0
-- Goshen 4,086 4,078 9 0.2 18,964,395 18,332,712 631,683 3.4 357 346 11 3.2
-- Laramie 34,900 34,433 467 1.4 208,592,864 192,536,617 16,056,247 8.3 460 430 30 6.9
-- Niobrara 827 794 33 4.2 3,804,876 3,604,208 200,668 5.6 354 349 5 1.4
-- Platte 3,401 3,292 108 3.3 20,954,201 19,254,601 1,699,600 8.8 474 450 24 5.4
Central 40,906 40,287 619 1.5% $250,444,183 $241,163,805 $9,280,378 3.8% $471 $460 $10 2.3%
-- Carbon 6,371 6,490 -119 -1.8 36,175,233 37,386,626 -1,211,393 -3.2 437 443 -6 -1.4
-- Converse 4,209 4,206 3 0.1 26,742,490 26,088,898 653,592 2.5 489 477 12 2.4
-- Natrona 30,326 29,591 735 2.5 187,526,460 177,688,281 9,838,179 5.5 476 462 14 3.0
Nonclassified 6,816 5,782 1,034 17.9% $43,892,352 $36,210,334 $7,682,018 21.2% $495 $482 $14 2.8%


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