Copyright 2001 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment1

by: David Bullard, Senior Economist

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

"Strong job growth was seen in several industries in September.  Mining added 2,000 jobs or 11.4 percent, with the vast majority of gains in oil & gas extraction."

Percent Change
Employment in Thousands Total Employment
WYOMING STATEWIDE* AUG 01 SEP 00
SEP01(p) AUG01(r) SEP 00 SEP 01 SEP 01
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 250.3 251.7 245.0 -0.6 2.2
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 50.5 50.7 48.4 -0.4 4.3
Mining 19.6 19.5 17.6 0.5 11.4
Coal Mining 4.7 4.8 4.6 -2.1 2.2
Oil & Gas Extraction 11.8 11.6 9.8 1.7 20.4
Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 3.0 2.9 2.7 3.4 11.1
Oil & Gas Field Services 8.8 8.7 7.1 1.1 23.9
Nonmetallic Minerals 2.7 2.7 2.8 0.0 -3.6
Construction 19.6 19.8 19.4 -1.0 1.0
General Building Contractors 4.6 4.8 4.3 -4.2 7.0
Heavy Construction 6.2 6.2 6.5 0.0 -4.6
Special Trade Construction 8.8 8.8 8.6 0.0 2.3
Manufacturing 11.3 11.4 11.4 -0.9 -0.9
Durable Goods 5.1 5.2 5.2 -1.9 -1.9
Nondurable Goods 6.2 6.2 6.2 0.0 0.0
Printing & Publishing 1.7 1.7 1.6 0.0 6.2
Petroleum & Coal Products 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 199.8 201.0 196.6 -0.6 1.6
Transportation & Public Utilities 14.1 14.4 14.4 -2.1 -2.1
Transportation 9.3 9.5 9.4 -2.1 -1.1
Railroad Transportation 3.0 3.1 3.3 -3.2 -9.1
Trucking & Warehousing 3.8 3.7 3.7 2.7 2.7
Communications 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0
Telephone Communications 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0
Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 2.6 2.7 2.8 -3.7 -7.1
Electric Services 1.8 1.9 1.9 -5.3 -5.3
Trade 57.7 58.8 56.5 -1.9 2.1
Wholesale Trade 8.3 8.1 7.8 2.5 6.4
Durable Goods 4.9 4.8 4.5 2.1 8.9
Nondurable Goods 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.0 3.0
Retail Trade 49.4 50.7 48.7 -2.6 1.4
Building Materials & Garden Supply 2.2 2.3 2.0 -4.3 10.0
General Merchandise Stores 5.9 6.1 5.9 -3.3 0.0
Department Stores 4.7 4.6 4.6 2.2 2.2
Food Stores 5.3 5.4 5.5 -1.9 -3.6
Auto Dealers & Service Stations 8.5 8.6 8.4 -1.2 1.2
Gas Stations 4.4 4.4 4.4 0.0 0.0
Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.2 1.3 1.3 -7.7 -7.7
Furniture & Home Furnishing Stores 1.6 1.7 1.6 -5.9 0.0
Eating & Drinking Places 18.6 19.2 18.3 -3.1 1.6
Miscellaneous Retail 6.1 6.1 5.7 0.0 7.0
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.3 8.3 8.1 0.0 2.5
Depos-Nondepos & Security Brokers 4.3 4.4 4.2 -2.3 2.4
Depository Institutions 3.5 3.5 3.4 0.0 2.9
Insurance 1.8 1.8 1.8 0.0 0.0
Services 58.6 62.1 57.1 -5.6 2.6
Hotels & Other Lodging Places 10.6 12.6 10.8 -15.9 -1.9
Personal Services 2.0 2.0 1.9 0.0 5.3
Business Services 8.6 8.8 8.4 -2.3 2.4
Automotive & Misc. Repair Services 3.1 3.1 2.9 0.0 6.9
Amusements (Rec Services & Mot. Pics.) 3.8 4.5 3.7 -15.6 2.7
Health Services 11.4 11.5 11.0 -0.9 3.6
Offices of Doctors of Medicine 2.7 2.8 2.5 -3.6 8.0
Legal Services 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0
Social Services 6.3 6.2 5.8 1.6 8.6
Membership Organizations 3.6 3.8 3.6 -5.3 0.0
Engineering & Management 4.2 4.4 3.8 -4.5 10.5
Government 61.1 57.4 60.5 6.4 1.0
Total Federal Government 7.7 8.0 7.9 -3.8 -2.5
Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
Total State Government 13.4 13.1 13.2 2.3 1.5
State Education 4.7 4.4 4.9 6.8 -4.1
Total Local Government 40.0 36.3 39.4 10.2 1.5
Local Hospitals 5.5 5.5 5.3 0.0 3.8
Local Education 21.7 16.6 21.3 30.7 1.9
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 38.9 39.1 37.8 -0.5 2.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 4.4 4.4 4.2 0.0 4.8
Mining & Construction 2.7 2.7 2.5 0.0 8.0
Manufacturing 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 34.5 34.7 33.6 -0.6 2.7
Transportation & Public Utilities 3.1 3.1 2.9 0.0 6.9
Trade 9.1 9.1 9.0 0.0 1.1
Wholesale Trade 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.0 -11.1
Retail Trade 8.3 8.3 8.1 0.0 2.5
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.7 1.7 1.6 0.0 6.2
Services 8.5 8.6 8.5 -1.2 0.0
Total Government 12.1 12.2 11.6 -0.8 4.3
Federal Government 2.4 2.5 2.4 -4.0 0.0
State Government 3.6 3.6 3.4 0.0 5.9
Local Government 6.1 6.1 5.8 0.0 5.2
NATRONA COUNTY*
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY
EMPLOYMENT 32.5 32.6 32.2 -0.3 0.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5.8 5.9 5.7 -1.7 1.8
Mining 2.3 2.4 2.1 -4.2 9.5
Construction 2.0 2.0 2.1 0.0 -4.8
Manufacturing 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 26.7 26.7 26.5 0.0 0.8
Transportation & Public Utilities 1.5 1.5 1.7 0.0 -11.8
Transportation 1.1 1.1 1.2 0.0 -8.3
Communications & Public Utilities 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.0 -20.0
Trade 9.1 9.1 8.8 0.0 3.4
Wholesale Trade 2.6 2.6 2.4 0.0 8.3
Retail Trade 6.5 6.5 6.4 0.0 1.6
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.0
Services 9.6 9.9 9.4 -3.0 2.1
Personal & Business Services 1.9 2.1 2.0 -9.5 -5.0
Health Services 3.2 3.2 3.0 0.0 6.7
Government 5.3 5.0 5.4 6.0 -1.9
Federal Government 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
State Government 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Local Government 3.9 3.6 4.0 8.3 -2.5
Local Education 2.7 2.2 2.7 22.7 0.0

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.
*Published in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(p) Subject to revision.         (r) Revised.

 

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