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Table 2: Wyoming Average Monthly Employment, Total Payroll and Average Weekly Wages for First Quarter 1998 by Industry


Average Monthly Employment Total Payroll Average Weekly Wage
First Quarter Change First Quarter Change First Quarter Change
1998 1997 No. Percent 1998 1997 No. Percent 1998 1997 No. Percent
Total 210,144 205,348 4,796 2.3% $1,252,456,761 $1,205,488,333 46,968,428 3.9% $458 $452 7 1.5%
Total Private 156,580 151,990 4,591 3.0% $918,601,360 $877,051,367 41,549,993 4.7% $451 $444 7 1.7%
--Agriculture 2,548 2,549 0 0.0 10,148,891 9,903,440 245,451 2.5 306 299 7 2.5
--Mining 17,122 15,839 1,282 8.1 199,367,696 193,772,522 5,595,174 2.9 896 941 -45 -4.8
--Construction 13,109 11,817 1,292 10.9 80,011,574 68,782,472 11,229,102 16.3 469 448 22 4.9
--Manufacturing 10,548 10,323 225 2.2 81,740,990 78,138,844 3,602,146 4.6 596 582 14 2.4
--TCPU* 10,764 10,839 -75 -0.7 89,461,250 88,576,366 884,884 1.0 639 629 11 1.7
--Wholesale Trade 7,673 7,450 222 3.0 56,680,295 51,905,343 4,774,952 9.2 568 536 32 6.0
--Retail Trade 42,246 42,415 -170 -0.4 137,652,500 131,407,342 6,245,158 4.8 251 238 12 5.2
--FIRE** 8,289 7,904 385 4.9 59,606,802 64,888,665 -5,281,863 -8.1 553 631 -78 -12.4
--Services 44,282 42,852 1,429 3.3 203,931,362 189,676,373 14,254,989 7.5 354 340 14 4.0
Total Government 53,563 53,358 205 0.4% $333,855,401 $328,436,966 5,418,435 1.6% $479 $473 6 1.3%
--Federal Government 6,601 6,658 -58 -0.9 60,635,802 62,073,200 -1,437,398 -2.3 707 717 -10 -1.5
--State Government 11,480 11,471 8 0.1 77,843,111 75,391,651 2,451,460 3.3 522 506 16 3.2
--Local Government 35,483 35,228 255 0.7 195,376,488 190,972,115 4,404,373 2.3 424 417 7 1.6

* Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities
** Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate

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