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

Table 2: Hourly Mean Wage for Seven High Demand Occupations in Wyoming Compared to the U.S. and Surrounding States, 2000
Title WY U.S. % of WY CO % of WY ID % of WY MT % of WY NE % of WY SD % of WY UT % of WY
               
Social and Human Service Assistant $9.21 $11.46 124% $11.74 127% $9.57 104% $9.78 106% $9.51 103% $9.31 101% $9.38 102%
Computer Support Specialist 12.24 19.08 156% 19.55 160% 17.61 144% 15.73 129% 16.98 139% 12.19 100% 10.87 89%
Paralegal and Legal Assistant 14.24 18.65 131% 18.04 127% 16.98 119% 14.03 99% 16.88 119% 13.54 95% 18.30 129%
Medical Records and Health Info Tech 10.60 11.74 111% 13.09 123% 10.32 97% 10.14 96% 11.47 108% 11.03 104% 10.35 98%
Systems Analyst 21.12 29.43 139% 31.23 148% 25.47 121% 23.38 111% 25.58 121% 25.76 122% 24.12 114%
Construction Manager 27.27 30.43 112% 29.56 108% 25.91 95% 21.44 79% 33.76 124% 27.00 99% 27.75 102%
Speech-Language Pathologist 19.43 23.31 120% 22.88 118% 20.99 108% 22.45 116% 18.96 98% 16.65 86% 19.88 102%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, "2000 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates," December 14, 2001, <http://www.bls.gov/oes/2000/oessrcst.htm> (March 6, 2002).

 

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