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Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment(1)

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


Statewide nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 0.6 percent from August 1997 to August 1998. The greatest percent gains were in Manufacturing Petroleum & Coal Products and Legal Services (both at 8.3%).


WYOMING STATEWIDE(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
AUG 98 (p) JUL 98 (r) AUG 97 JUL 98-AUG 98 AUG 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 233.4 233.0 232.0 0.2 0.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 47.0 46.4 46.4 1.3 1.3
--Mining 18.0 17.9 17.7 0.6 1.7
----Coal Mining 4.7 4.7 4.6 0.0 2.2
----Oil & Gas Extraction 9.4 9.2 9.1 2.2 3.3
------Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 2.8 2.8 2.8 0.0 0.0
------Oil & Gas Field Services 6.6 6.4 6.3 3.1 4.8
----Nonmetallic Minerals 3.3 3.4 3.3 -2.9 0.0
--Construction 17.8 17.4 17.7 2.3 0.6
----General Building Contractors 4.1 4.0 4.0 2.5 2.5
----Heavy Construction 5.6 5.4 5.6 3.7 0.0
----Special Trade Construction 8.1 8.0 8.1 1.2 0.0
--Manufacturing 11.2 11.1 11.0 0.9 1.8
----Durable Goods 5.3 5.2 5.2 1.9 1.9
----Nondurable Goods 5.9 5.9 5.8 0.0 1.7
------Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
------Petroleum & Coal Products 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.0 8.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 186.4 186.6 185.6 -0.1 0.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 14.0 14.1 14.0 -0.7 0.0
----Transportation 8.9 8.9 8.9 0.0 0.0
------Railroad Transportation 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 0.0
------Trucking & Warehousing 3.6 3.6 3.5 0.0 2.9
----Communications 2.0 2.1 2.0 -4.8 0.0
------Telephone Communications 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 3.1 3.1 3.2 0.0 -3.1
------Electric Services 2.0 2.0 2.1 0.0 -4.8
--Trade 56.1 56.1 55.7 0.0 0.7
----Wholesale Trade 8.0 8.0 7.8 0.0 2.6
------Durable Goods 4.5 4.5 4.4 0.0 2.3
------Nondurable Goods 3.5 3.5 3.4 0.0 2.9
----Retail Trade 48.1 48.1 47.9 0.0 0.4
------Building Materials & Garden Supply 2.0 2.0 1.9 0.0 5.3
------General Merchandise Stores 5.5 5.5 5.5 0.0 0.0
--------Department Stores 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.0 0.0
------Food Stores 5.6 5.6 5.6 0.0 0.0
------Automotive Dealers & Service Stations 8.2 8.2 8.1 0.0 1.2
--------Gas Stations 4.4 4.4 4.4 0.0 0.0
------Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
------Furniture & Home Furnishing Stores 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.0 7.1
------Eating & Drinking Places 18.6 18.6 18.8 0.0 -1.1
------Miscellaneous Retail 5.1 5.1 5.0 0.0 2.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.6 8.6 8.4 0.0 2.4
----Depository-Nondepository & Security Brokers 3.9 3.9 3.9 0.0 0.0
------Depository Institutions 3.2 3.2 3.1 0.0 3.2
----Insurance 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0
--Services 55.2 55.6 54.7 -0.7 0.9
----Hotels & Other Lodging Places 12.8 13.1 12.9 -2.3 -0.8
----Personal Services 1.9 1.9 1.9 0.0 0.0
----Business Services 6.5 6.6 6.4 -1.5 1.6
----Automotive & Miscellaneous Repair Services 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 0.0
----Amusements (Recreational Services& Motion Pictures) 4.1 4.0 4.0 2.5 2.5
----Health Services 10.4 10.5 10.3 -1.0 1.0
------Offices of Doctors of Medicine 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0
----Legal Services 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.0 8.3
----Social Services 5.0 4.9 4.9 2.0 2.0
----Membership Organizations 3.5 3.5 3.5 0.0 0.0
----Engineering & Management 3.5 3.6 3.5 -2.8 0.0
--Government 52.5 52.2 52.8 0.6 -0.6
----Total Federal Government 7.6 7.6 7.7 0.0 -1.3
------Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Total State Government 12.8 13.1 13.1 -2.3 -2.3
------State Education 4.5 4.7 4.7 -4.3 -4.3
----Total Local Government 32.1 31.5 32.0 1.9 0.3
------Local Hospitals 5.2 5.2 5.1 0.0 2.0
------Local Education 13.4 12.9 13.5 3.9 -0.7


LARAMIE COUNTY
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
AUG 98 (p) JUL 98 (r) AUG 97 JUL 98-AUG 98 AUG 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 36.0 36.2 35.4 -0.6 1.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 4.2 4.2 4.2 0.0 0.0
--Mining & Construction 2.5 2.5 2.5 0.0 0.0
--Manufacturing 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 31.7 32.1 31.3 -1.2 1.3
--Transportation and Public Util. 2.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.0
--Trade 8.8 8.9 8.7 -1.1 1.1
----Wholesale Trade 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 7.9 8.0 7.9 -1.2 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2.2 2.2 2.1 0.0 4.8
--Services 7.8 7.9 7.5 -1.3 4.0
--Total Government 10.5 10.7 10.6 -1.9 -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 4.8 4.9 4.8 -2.0 0.0


NATRONA COUNTY(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
AUG 98 (p) JUL 98 (r) AUG 97 JUL 98-AUG 98 AUG 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 31.4 31.1 30.0 1.0 4.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 6.1 6.1 5.6 0.0 8.9
--Manufacturing 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.0 6.7
--Mining 2.3 2.3 2.1 0.0 9.5
--Construction 2.2 2.2 2.0 0.0 10.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 25.3 25.0 24.4 1.2 3.7
--Transportation & Public Utilities 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
----Transportation 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
--Trade 8.5 8.5 8.4 0.0 1.2
----Wholesale Trade 2.4 2.4 2.3 0.0 4.3
----Retail Trade 6.1 6.1 6.1 0.0 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
--Services 8.7 8.6 8.4 1.2 3.6
----Personal & Business Services 1.8 1.7 1.7 5.9 5.9
----Health Services 2.8 2.8 2.7 0.0 3.7
--Government 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.0 10.6
----Local Government 3.8 3.6 3.4 5.6 11.8
------Local Education 2.2 2.1 2.0 4.8 10.0


* 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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