WYOMING NONAGRICULTURAL WAGE AND SALARY EMPLOYMENT 
FINAL BENCHMARK 2006
EMPLOYMENT IN THOUSANDS 
DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - RESEARCH AND PLANNING 
(Prepared in Cooperation with U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) 
ANNUAL 
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC AVERAGE
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 262.7 264.6 267.9 270.0 278.0 288.3 283.8 284.2 285.0 282.2 279.6 282.2 277.4
TOTAL PRIVATE 197.9 199.0 201.7 203.9 210.9 220.9 222.5 223.3 219.5 215.3 213.1 215.2 211.9
GOODS PRODUCING 54.6 54.8 55.7 58.2 60.8 62.8 62.8 64.1 63.8 63.9 63.3 62.9 60.6
Natural Resources & Mining   24.6 25.0 25.4 25.8 26.2 27.0 27.3 27.6 27.5 27.5 27.4 27.6 26.6
Mining                24.7 24.9 25.3 25.7 26.0 27.0 27.2 27.5 27.3 27.4 27.3 27.6 26.5
Oil & Gas Extraction 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.1
Mining except Oil & Gas   8.3 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 9.0 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.7
Coal Mining           5.5 5.6 5.6 5.8 5.8 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.1 5.9
Support Activities for Mining 12.5 12.7 13.0 13.1 13.3 13.7 13.9 14.2 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 13.7
Support Actitivites for  Oil & Gas   8.5 8.6 8.9 9.0 9.3 9.5 9.6 9.8 9.9 9.9 10.1 10.3 9.5
Construction           20.2 20.1 20.6 22.6 24.6 25.5 25.1 26.2 26.0 25.9 25.4 24.8 23.9
Construction of Buildings 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 5.0 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9
Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction 5.7 5.5 5.5 6.3 6.9 7.3 7.0 8.1 8.8 8.9 8.8 8.4 7.3
Specialty Trade Contractors 10.2 10.2 10.6 11.7 12.7 12.9 12.9 12.8 12.2 12.0 11.7 11.5 11.8
Manufacturing          9.8 9.7 9.7 9.8 10.0 10.3 10.4 10.3 10.3 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.2
Durable Goods         5.2 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.4
Non-Durable Goods     4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.7
SERVICE PROVIDING 208.1 209.8 212.2 211.8 217.2 225.5 221.0 220.1 221.2 218.3 216.3 219.3 216.7
Trade, Transportation, Warehousing, & Utilities 50.7 50.6 51.1 51.0 52.1 53.9 54.2 54.0 53.3 52.8 53.4 54.0 52.6
Wholesale Trade       7.8 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.2 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.2
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.0
Retail Trade          29.8 29.5 29.8 29.7 30.5 31.8 32.2 32.0 31.3 30.9 31.4 31.7 30.9
Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Food & Beverage Stores 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.6
Grocery Stores        3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9
Gasoline Stations     3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.1
General Merchandise Stores 5.8 5.6 5.9 5.7 5.8 6.2 6.4 6.4 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.5 6.1
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9
Transportation, Warehouse, & Utilities 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.3 13.4 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.6 13.6 13.9 13.5
Utilities             2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Transportation & Warehousing 10.8 10.9 11.0 11.0 11.1 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.3 11.3 11.6 11.2
Truck Transportation  3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0
Information            4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1
Financial Activities   10.9 10.9 11.0 11.0 11.1 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.2 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.1
Finance & Insurance 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.0
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2
Professional & Business Services 15.4 15.7 15.9 16.7 17.3 17.9 18.0 18.1 17.8 17.4 17.2 17.3 17.1
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 8.6 8.7 8.7 8.9 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.3 9.0
Architectural, Engineering & Rel. Services 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6
Management of Companies & Enterprises 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Administrative & Support & Waste Services 6.0 6.2 6.4 7.0 7.6 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.8 7.4 7.2 7.1 7.2
Educational & Health Services 22.4 22.5 22.8 22.4 22.7 22.3 22.1 22.3 22.9 22.9 23.1 22.9 22.6
Educational Services  2.7 2.8 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.4
Health Care & Social Assistance 19.7 19.7 20.0 19.9 20.1 20.3 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.4 20.5 20.5 20.2
Ambulatory Health Care Services 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.7
Offices of Physicians 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1
Hospitals             2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4
Social Assistance     5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2
Leisure & Hospitality 29.3 29.8 30.2 29.6 31.6 37.0 38.4 37.8 35.0 31.8 29.4 31.0 32.6
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.7 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.2 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.8
Accommodation & Food Services 27.1 27.5 27.8 27.2 28.9 33.6 34.7 34.2 31.8 29.1 27.2 28.7 29.8
Accommodation         9.9 10.1 10.2 9.7 10.8 14.1 14.9 14.3 12.5 10.5 9.2 10.2 11.4
Food Services & Drinking Places 17.2 17.4 17.6 17.5 18.1 19.5 19.8 19.9 19.3 18.6 18.0 18.5 18.5
Other Services         10.3 10.4 10.8 10.9 11.2 11.5 11.6 11.6 11.4 11.4 11.5 11.7 11.2
Repair & Maintenance 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.7
Government              64.8 65.6 66.2 66.1 67.1 67.4 61.3 60.9 65.5 66.9 66.5 67.0 65.4
Federal Government    6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 7.1 8.0 8.2 8.0 7.7 7.3 6.8 6.9 7.3
State Government      15.3 15.4 15.6 15.7 15.7 15.3 14.8 14.3 15.0 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.3
State Govt. Education 6.5 6.5 6.7 6.9 6.8 6.1 5.6 5.3 6.0 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.3
Local Government      42.7 43.4 43.8 43.6 44.3 44.1 38.3 38.6 42.8 44.1 44.2 44.6 42.9
Local Govt Education  22.2 22.9 23.1 23.0 23.1 21.8 15.9 16.5 21.5 23.3 23.3 23.6 21.7
Hospitals             6.0 5.9 6.0 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.0
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