Copyright 2002 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment1
Data produced by: David Bullard, Senior Economist

WYOMING STATEWIDE | LARAMIE COUNTY | NATRONA COUNTY

"Large over-the-year employment increases were seen in coal mining (600 jobs or 13.6%), oil & gas extraction (700 jobs or 6.7%), and Services (2,000 jobs or 3.7%)."

Percent Change
Employment in Thousands Total Employment
WYOMING STATEWIDE* JAN 02 FEB 01
FEB02(p) JAN02(r) FEB 01 FEB 02 FEB 02
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 238.9 238.6 234.1 0.1 2.1
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 44.9 45.9 44.0 -2.2 2.0
Mining 19.0 19.8 17.9 -4.0 6.1
Coal Mining 5.0 5.1 4.4 -2.0 13.6
Oil & Gas Extraction 11.2 12.0 10.5 -6.7 6.7
Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 3.4 3.5 3.0 -2.9 13.3
Oil & Gas Field Services 7.8 8.5 7.5 -8.2 4.0
Nonmetallic Minerals 2.5 2.6 2.6 -3.8 -3.8
Construction 15.0 15.1 14.8 -0.7 1.4
General Building Contractors 3.6 3.6 3.7 0.0 -2.7
Heavy Construction 4.1 4.1 3.9 0.0 5.1
Special Trade Construction 7.3 7.4 7.2 -1.4 1.4
Manufacturing 10.9 11.0 11.3 -0.9 -3.5
Durable Goods 5.0 5.0 5.1 0.0 -2.0
Nondurable Goods 5.9 6.0 6.2 -1.7 -4.8
Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.7 1.6 -5.9 0.0
Petroleum & Coal Products 1.1 1.1 1.2 0.0 -8.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 194.0 192.7 190.1 0.7 2.1
Transportation & Public Utilities 13.8 14.1 13.8 -2.1 0.0
Transportation 9.1 9.3 9.1 -2.2 0.0
Railroad Transportation 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.4 0.0
Trucking & Warehousing 3.6 3.8 3.6 -5.3 0.0
Communications 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
Telephone Communications 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 2.7 2.7 2.6 0.0 3.8
Electric Services 1.8 1.9 1.9 -5.3 -5.3
Trade 53.0 52.9 52.4 0.2 1.1
Wholesale Trade 8.0 7.8 7.8 2.6 2.6
Durable Goods 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.3 6.7
Nondurable Goods 3.2 3.2 3.3 0.0 -3.0
Retail Trade 45.0 45.1 44.6 -0.2 0.9
Building Materials & Garden Supply 2.1 2.0 1.9 5.0 10.5
General Merchandise Stores 5.1 5.2 5.3 -1.9 -3.8
Department Stores 4.4 4.4 4.6 0.0 -4.3
Food Stores 5.0 5.0 5.1 0.0 -2.0
Auto Dealers & Service Stations 8.1 8.2 7.9 -1.2 2.5
Gas Stations 4.2 4.3 4.0 -2.3 5.0
Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.2 1.3 1.1 -7.7 9.1
Furniture & Home Furnishing Stores 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
Eating & Drinking Places 16.2 16.0 16.0 1.3 1.3
Miscellaneous Retail 5.7 5.8 5.7 -1.7 0.0
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.4 8.4 8.1 0.0 3.7
Depos-Nondepos & Security Brokers 4.3 4.3 4.2 0.0 2.4
Depository Institutions 3.4 3.5 3.3 -2.9 3.0
Insurance 1.8 1.8 1.8 0.0 0.0
Services 56.4 55.6 54.4 1.4 3.7
Hotels & Other Lodging Places 7.3 7.3 7.3 0.0 0.0
Personal Services 2.0 2.0 2.1 0.0 -4.8
Business Services 8.4 8.1 8.2 3.7 2.4
Automotive & Misc. Repair Services 3.5 3.4 3.0 2.9 16.7
Amusements (Rec Services & Mot. Pics.) 3.8 3.7 3.8 2.7 0.0
Health Services 11.8 11.7 11.2 0.9 5.4
Offices of Doctors of Medicine 2.9 2.9 2.6 0.0 11.5
Legal Services 1.2 1.3 1.2 -7.7 0.0
Social Services 6.8 6.6 6.4 3.0 6.2
Membership Organizations 3.7 3.7 3.7 0.0 0.0
Engineering & Management 4.4 4.4 4.2 0.0 4.8
Government 62.4 61.7 61.4 1.1 1.6
Total Federal Government 6.7 6.8 6.6 -1.5 1.5
Department of Defense 0.8 0.9 0.9 -11.1 -11.1
Total State Government 14.1 14.1 14.0 0.0 0.7
State Education 5.4 5.5 5.3 -1.8 1.9
Total Local Government 41.6 40.8 40.8 2.0 2.0
Local Hospitals 5.6 5.6 5.3 0.0 5.7
Local Education 23.4 22.7 23.1 3.1 1.3
Percent Change
Employment in Thousands Total Employment
LARAMIE COUNTY JAN 02 FEB 01
FEB02(p) JAN02(r) FEB 01 FEB 02 FEB 02
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 37.6 37.7 36.9 -0.3 1.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 3.6 3.5 3.7 2.9 -2.7
Mining & Construction 2.0 1.9 2.0 5.3 0.0
Manufacturing 1.6 1.6 1.7 0.0 -5.9
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 34.0 34.2 33.2 -0.6 2.4
Transportation & Public Utilities 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 0.0
Trade 8.8 8.8 8.6 0.0 2.3
Wholesale Trade 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
Retail Trade 7.9 7.9 7.7 0.0 2.6
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.8 1.9 1.7 -5.3 5.9
Services 8.3 8.3 8.1 0.0 2.5
Total Government 12.2 12.3 11.9 -0.8 2.5
Federal Government 2.4 2.5 2.4 -4.0 0.0
State Government 3.7 3.6 3.6 2.8 2.8
Local Government 6.1 6.2 5.9 -1.6 3.4
NATRONA COUNTY*
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 32.6 32.7 31.9 -0.3 2.2
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.7 5.9 5.6 -3.4 1.8
Mining 2.1 2.2 2.2 -4.5 -4.5
Construction 1.9 2.0 1.7 -5.0 11.8
Manufacturing 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 26.9 26.8 26.3 0.4 2.3
Transportation & Public Utilities 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.0 6.7
Transportation 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.0 9.1
Communications & Public Utilities 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0
Trade 8.4 8.5 8.6 -1.2 -2.3
Wholesale Trade 2.3 2.3 2.4 0.0 -4.2
Retail Trade 6.1 6.2 6.2 -1.6 -1.6
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.0 8.3
Services 10.0 9.8 9.4 2.0 6.4
Personal & Business Services 2.1 2.0 2.0 5.0 5.0
Health Services 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.3 6.9
Government 5.6 5.6 5.6 0.0 0.0
Federal Government 0.6 0.7 0.6 -14.3 0.0
State Government 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Local Government 4.3 4.2 4.3 2.4 0.0
Local Education 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.4 0.0

 

1Current 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.  Data are not seasonally adjusted.
*Published in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(p) Subject to revision.         (r) Revised.

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