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Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment(1)

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


Natrona County's total nonagricultural wage and salary employment has increased 1.3 percent from May 1997 to May 1998. Laramie County's has also increased by 0.8 percent, but Wyoming's has remained unchanged (see the Figure, "CES Employment and LAUS Employment").


WYOMING STATEWIDE(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
MAY 98 (p) APR 98 (r) MAY 97 APR 98-MAY 98 MAY 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 227.0 217.6 226.9 4.3 0.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 43.6 41.0 42.7 6.3 2.1
--Mining 16.8 16.5 16.4 1.8 2.4
----Coal Mining 4.6 4.5 4.5 2.2 2.2
----Oil & Gas Extraction 8.4 8.0 8.0 5.0 5.0
------Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 2.7 2.6 2.6 3.8 3.8
------Oil & Gas Field Services 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.6 5.6
----Nonmetallic Minerals 3.2 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0
--Construction 16.1 13.8 15.8 16.7 1.9
----General Building Contractors 3.6 3.3 3.4 9.1 5.9
----Heavy Construction 4.7 3.8 4.7 23.7 0.0
----Special Trade Construction 7.8 6.7 7.7 16.4 1.3
--Manufacturing 10.7 10.7 10.5 0.0 1.9
----Durable Goods 4.9 4.9 4.9 0.0 0.0
----Nondurable Goods 5.8 5.8 5.6 0.0 3.6
------Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
------Petroleum & Coal Products 1.2 1.3 1.2 -7.7 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 183.4 176.6 184.2 3.9 -0.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 13.9 13.7 13.8 1.5 0.7
----Transportation 8.7 8.5 8.7 2.4 0.0
------Railroad Transportation 2.9 2.9 3.0 0.0 -3.3
------Trucking & Warehousing 3.5 3.4 3.4 2.9 2.9
----Communications 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
------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 52.0 50.2 52.5 3.6 -1.0
----Wholesale Trade 7.9 7.8 7.8 1.3 1.3
------Durable Goods 4.3 4.3 4.3 0.0 0.0
------Nondurable Goods 3.6 3.5 3.5 2.9 2.9
----Retail Trade 44.1 42.4 44.7 4.0 -1.3
------Bldg. Matls. & Garden Supply 1.9 1.8 1.9 5.6 0.0
------General Merchandise Stores 4.6 4.4 4.8 4.5 -4.2
--------Department Stores 3.9 3.8 3.9 2.6 0.0
------Food Stores 5.4 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.0
------Auto. Dlrs. & Service Stations 7.8 7.6 7.7 2.6 1.3
--------Gas Stations 4.2 4.0 4.1 5.0 2.4
------Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.4 1.3 1.4 7.7 0.0
------Furniture & Home Furn. Stores 1.4 1.4 1.4 0.0 0.0
------Eating & Drinking Places 16.7 15.9 17.2 5.0 -2.9
------Miscellaneous Retail 4.9 4.6 4.9 6.5 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.3 8.2 8.1 1.2 2.5
----Depos-Nondepos & Security Brkrs. 3.9 3.8 3.8 2.6 2.6
------Depository Institutions 3.1 3.1 3.1 0.0 0.0
----Insurance 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0
--Services 49.1 45.7 49.1 7.4 0.0
----Hotels & Other Lodging Places 9.2 6.7 9.3 37.3 -1.1
----Personal Services 1.8 1.9 1.8 -5.3 0.0
----Business Services 5.7 5.4 5.7 5.6 0.0
----Automotive & Misc. Repair Svcs. 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 0.0
----Amusements (Rec.Svcs.& Mot.Pics.) 3.0 3.1 3.0 -3.2 0.0
----Health Services 10.3 10.2 10.2 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 5.2 5.2 5.2 0.0 0.0
----Membership Organizations 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.0 0.0
----Engineering & Management 3.4 3.4 3.4 0.0 0.0
--Government 60.1 58.8 60.7 2.2 -1.0
----Total Federal Government 7.2 6.7 7.2 7.5 0.0
------Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Total State Government 13.7 13.7 13.8 0.0 -0.7
------State Education 5.5 5.6 5.4 -1.8 1.9
----Total Local Government 39.2 38.4 39.7 2.1 -1.3
------Local Hospitals 5.2 5.1 5.0 2.0 4.0
------Local Education 21.8 21.6 22.3 0.9 -2.2


LARAMIE COUNTY
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
MAY 98 (p) APR 98 (r) MAY 97 APR 98-MAY 98 MAY 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 35.7 35.0 35.4 2.0 0.8
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 3.9 3.8 4.0 2.6 -2.5
--Mining & Construction 2.2 2.1 2.4 4.8 -8.3
--Manufacturing 1.7 1.7 1.6 0.0 6.2
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 31.8 31.2 31.5 1.9 1.0
--Transportation and Public Util. 2.4 2.3 2.3 4.3 4.3
--Trade 8.5 8.3 8.4 2.4 1.2
----Wholesale Trade 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 7.7 7.6 7.7 1.3 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
--Services 7.5 7.2 7.5 4.2 0.0
--Total Government 11.3 11.3 11.2 0.0 0.9
----Federal Government 2.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.0
----State Government 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
----Local Government 5.6 5.6 5.4 0.0 3.7


NATRONA COUNTY(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
MAY 98 (p) APR 98 (r) MAY 97 APR 98-MAY 98 MAY 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 30.6 29.8 30.2 2.7 1.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.0 2.0
--Manufacturing 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
--Mining 2.0 1.9 1.9 5.3 5.3
--Construction 1.7 1.6 1.7 6.3 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 25.4 24.8 25.1 2.4 1.2
--Transportation & Public Utilities 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
----Transportation 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
--Trade 8.4 8.2 8.4 2.4 0.0
----Wholesale Trade 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 6.1 5.9 6.1 3.4 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
--Services 8.6 8.4 8.4 2.4 2.4
----Personal & Business Services 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
----Health Services 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.6 0.0
--Government 5.6 5.4 5.5 3.7 1.8
----Local Government 4.2 4.0 4.2 5.0 0.0
------Local Education 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.6 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. Data are not seasonally adjusted.

(p) Subject to revision.
(r) Revised.

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