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Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment(1)

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


For the thirteenth consecutive time, Natrona County total nonagricultural wage and salary employment has increased in over-the-year comparisons (up 1.0% from January 1997 to 1998).


WYOMING STATEWIDE(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
JAN 98 (p) DEC 97 (r) JAN 97 DEC 97-JAN 98 JAN 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 214.2 221.6 212.7 -3.3 0.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 39.7 42.3 37.9 -6.1 4.7
--Mining 16.6 16.9 15.8 -1.8 5.1
----Coal Mining 4.5 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.0
----Oil & Gas Extraction 8.2 8.6 7.6 -4.7 7.9
------Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 2.6 2.7 2.5 -3.7 4.0
------Oil & Gas Field Services 5.6 5.9 5.1 -5.1 9.8
----Nonmetallic Minerals 3.2 3.2 3.0 0.0 6.7
--Construction 12.3 14.3 11.6 -14.0 6.0
----General Building Contractors 3.1 3.5 2.9 -11.4 6.9
----Heavy Construction 2.7 3.7 2.7 -27.0 0.0
----Special Trade Construction 6.5 7.1 6.0 -8.5 8.3
--Manufacturing 10.8 11.1 10.5 -2.7 2.9
----Durable Goods 4.9 5.1 4.8 -3.9 2.1
----Nondurable Goods 5.9 6.0 5.7 -1.7 3.5
------Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
------Petroleum & Coal Products 1.3 1.2 1.1 8.3 18.2
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 174.5 179.3 174.8 -2.7 -0.2
--Transportation & Public Utilities 13.5 14.0 13.7 -3.6 -1.5
----Transportation 8.4 8.8 8.5 -4.5 -1.2
------Railroad Transportation 2.8 2.9 2.9 -3.4 -3.4
------Trucking & Warehousing 3.4 3.6 3.4 -5.6 0.0
----Communications 1.9 2.0 2.0 -5.0 -5.0
------Telephone Communications 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 3.2 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0
------Electric Services 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
--Trade 50.0 52.1 50.0 -4.0 0.0
----Wholesale Trade 7.7 7.8 7.4 -1.3 4.1
------Durable Goods 4.3 4.3 4.1 0.0 4.9
------Nondurable Goods 3.4 3.5 3.3 -2.9 3.0
----Retail Trade 42.3 44.3 42.6 -4.5 -0.7
------Bldg. Matls. & Garden Supply 1.8 1.9 1.7 -5.3 5.9
------General Merchandise Stores 4.6 5.0 4.7 -8.0 -2.1
--------Department Stores 4.0 4.3 3.8 -7.0 5.3
------Food Stores 5.4 5.5 5.4 -1.8 0.0
------Auto. Dlrs. & Service Stations 7.6 7.7 7.4 -1.3 2.7
--------Gas Stations 4.0 4.1 3.9 -2.4 2.6
------Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.4 1.5 1.4 -6.7 0.0
------Furniture & Home Furn. Stores 1.4 1.5 1.4 -6.7 0.0
------Eating & Drinking Places 15.4 16.2 15.9 -4.9 -3.1
------Miscellaneous Retail 4.7 5.0 4.7 -6.0 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.1 8.2 7.9 -1.2 2.5
----Depos-Nondepos & Security Brkrs. 3.8 3.9 3.7 -2.6 2.7
------Depository Institutions 3.1 3.1 3.0 0.0 3.3
----Insurance 2.2 2.3 2.2 -4.3 0.0
--Services 45.3 46.3 45.0 -2.2 0.7
----Hotels & Other Lodging Places 6.6 6.7 6.7 -1.5 -1.5
----Personal Services 1.9 1.9 2.0 0.0 -5.0
----Business Services 5.3 5.8 5.0 -8.6 6.0
----Automotive & Misc. Repair Svcs. 2.8 2.8 2.7 0.0 3.7
----Amusements (Rec.Svcs.& Mot.Pics.) 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.2 0.0
----Health Services 10.2 10.3 10.1 -1.0 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 5.0 5.2 5.1 -3.8 -2.0
----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 57.6 58.7 58.2 -1.9 -1.0
----Total Federal Government 6.6 6.8 6.7 -2.9 -1.5
------Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Total State Government 13.4 13.7 13.5 -2.2 -0.7
------State Education 5.4 5.6 5.4 -3.6 0.0
----Total Local Government 37.6 38.2 38.0 -1.6 -1.1
------Local Hospitals 5.1 5.1 4.9 0.0 4.1
------Local Education 21.1 21.5 21.5 -1.9 -1.9


LARAMIE COUNTY
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
JAN 98 (p) DEC 97 (r) JAN 97 DEC 97-JAN 98 JAN 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 34.2 34.8 34.2 -1.7 0.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 3.6 3.7 3.3 -2.7 9.1
--Mining & Construction 2.0 2.1 1.8 -4.8 11.1
--Manufacturing 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.0 6.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 30.6 31.1 30.8 -1.6 -0.6
--Transportation and Public Util. 2.3 2.3 2.4 0.0 -4.2
--Trade 8.4 8.7 8.2 -3.4 2.4
----Wholesale Trade 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 7.6 7.9 7.5 -3.8 1.3
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2.0 2.1 2.0 -4.8 0.0
--Services 6.9 7.0 7.3 -1.4 -5.5
--Total Government 11.0 11.0 10.9 0.0 0.9
----Federal Government 2.4 2.4 2.5 0.0 -4.0
----State Government 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
----Local Government 5.3 5.3 5.2 0.0 1.9


NATRONA COUNTY(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
JAN 98 (p) DEC 97 (r) JAN 97 DEC 97-JAN 98 JAN 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 29.6 30.3 29.3 -2.3 1.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.1 5.3 4.8 -3.8 6.3
--Manufacturing 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
--Mining 2.1 2.2 1.8 -4.5 16.7
--Construction 1.5 1.6 1.5 -6.3 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 24.5 25.0 24.5 -2.0 0.0
--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 8.3 8.5 8.4 -2.4 -1.2
----Wholesale Trade 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 6.0 6.2 6.1 -3.2 -1.6
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
--Services 7.9 8.1 7.9 -2.5 0.0
----Personal & Business Services 1.5 1.6 1.4 -6.3 7.1
----Health Services 2.7 2.7 2.8 0.0 -3.6
--Government 5.4 5.5 5.3 -1.8 1.9
----Local Government 4.0 4.1 4.0 -2.4 0.0
------Local Education 2.8 2.9 2.8 -3.4 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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