WYOMING NONAGRICULTURAL WAGE AND SALARY EMPLOYMENT 
FINAL BENCHMARK 2011
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 274.0 275.5 278.0 279.0 286.5 294.4 294.5 294.9 296.7 293.0 287.7 289.1 286.9
TOTAL PRIVATE 203.4 203.4 205.2 206.3 212.4 221.1 225.3 226.5 224.2 219.7 214.9 216.1 214.9
GOODS PRODUCING 52.9 52.7 53.2 54.5 56.5 58.5 59.9 60.7 61.3 61.6 60.7 59.4 57.7
Natural Resources & Mining   26.2 26.2 26.3 26.4 26.7 27.3 27.8 28.1 28.2 28.5 28.6 28.8 27.4
Mining                26.1 26.2 26.2 26.3 26.7 27.2 27.7 28.1 28.1 28.4 28.5 28.7 27.4
Oil & Gas Extraction 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3
Mining except Oil & Gas   9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.9 10.0 10.0 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.9
Coal Mining           6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.0
Support Activities for Mining 12.2 12.3 12.3 12.4 12.6 13.0 13.3 13.6 13.8 14.0 14.1 14.2 13.2
Support Actitivites for  Oil & Gas   9.1 9.1 9.2 9.4 9.5 9.7 10.0 10.1 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 9.8
Construction           17.9 17.8 18.3 19.3 20.9 22.1 23.0 23.3 23.8 23.5 22.5 21.0 21.1
Construction of Buildings 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.6 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6
Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction 4.9 4.9 5.2 5.3 5.9 6.6 7.0 7.3 8.0 8.2 7.4 6.4 6.4
Specialty Trade Contractors 9.9 9.8 10.0 10.7 11.4 11.6 11.9 11.9 11.8 11.5 11.3 10.9 11.1
Manufacturing          8.8 8.7 8.6 8.8 8.9 9.1 9.1 9.3 9.3 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.1
Durable Goods         4.3 4.3 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6
Non-Durable Goods     4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.6
SERVICE PROVIDING 221.1 222.8 224.8 224.5 230.0 235.9 234.6 234.2 235.4 231.4 227.0 229.7 229.3
Trade, Transportation, Warehousing, & Utilities 50.8 50.7 51.0 51.4 52.3 53.5 54.1 54.1 53.6 52.9 53.2 53.6 52.6
Wholesale Trade       8.5 8.6 8.7 8.7 8.8 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 9.0 9.0 8.8
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.6
Retail Trade          28.2 27.9 28.1 28.4 29.0 29.9 30.4 30.3 29.8 29.3 29.5 29.7 29.2
Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1
Food & Beverage Stores 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3
Grocery Stores        3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7
Gasoline Stations     3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7
General Merchandise Stores 6.2 6.1 6.2 6.1 6.3 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.5
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6
Transportation, Warehouse, & Utilities 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.3 14.5 14.7 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.7 14.7 14.9 14.6
Utilities             2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Transportation & Warehousing 11.6 11.7 11.7 11.8 12.0 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.4 12.2 12.2 12.4 12.1
Truck Transportation  4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.4
Information            3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8
Financial Activities   10.7 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7
Finance & Insurance 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Professional & Business Services 16.4 16.4 16.6 17.1 17.8 18.5 18.8 19.2 18.5 18.2 17.9 17.7 17.8
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.0 9.1 9.0 9.1 9.0
Architectural, Engineering & Rel. Services 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5
Management of Companies & Enterprises 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9
Administrative & Support & Waste Services 6.5 6.5 6.7 7.3 8.0 8.6 8.9 9.1 8.7 8.3 8.0 7.7 7.9
Educational & Health Services 26.9 27.2 27.4 27.0 27.1 26.1 25.8 26.1 26.9 26.9 26.6 26.9 26.7
Educational Services  3.4 3.5 3.6 3.3 3.3 2.4 2.4 2.5 3.3 3.3 3.0 3.2 3.1
Health Care & Social Assistance 23.5 23.7 23.8 23.7 23.8 23.7 23.4 23.6 23.6 23.6 23.6 23.7 23.6
Ambulatory Health Care Services 8.8 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.1 9.0 9.1 9.0
Offices of Physicians 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
Hospitals             3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.3
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
Social Assistance     6.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.5 6.7 6.8 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.8
Leisure & Hospitality 29.8 29.8 30.2 29.3 31.7 37.1 39.1 38.9 36.7 33.1 29.6 31.5 33.1
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.6 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.3 2.8 2.2 2.3 2.8
Accommodation & Food Services 27.5 27.5 27.8 27.0 29.1 33.7 35.5 35.3 33.4 30.3 27.4 29.2 30.3
Accommodation         9.9 10.0 9.9 8.9 10.5 13.9 15.2 14.8 13.3 11.1 8.6 10.2 11.4
Food Services & Drinking Places 17.6 17.5 17.9 18.1 18.6 19.8 20.3 20.5 20.1 19.2 18.8 19.0 19.0
Other Services         12.1 12.2 12.4 12.5 12.4 12.7 12.9 12.7 12.6 12.5 12.4 12.4 12.5
Repair & Maintenance 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0
Government              70.6 72.1 72.8 72.7 74.1 73.3 69.2 68.4 72.5 73.3 72.8 73.0 72.1
Federal Government    7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.8 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.1 7.6 7.2 7.2 7.7
State Government      15.3 15.7 15.8 15.9 16.1 15.3 15.3 15.0 16.1 16.0 16.0 16.0 15.7
State Govt. Education 5.7 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.4 5.5 5.5 5.3 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.4 6.1
Local Government      48.1 49.2 49.8 49.5 50.2 49.5 45.4 45.0 48.3 49.7 49.6 49.8 48.7
Local Govt Education  25.5 26.3 26.8 26.4 26.4 24.7 20.3 20.5 24.6 26.1 26.2 26.5 25.0
Hospitals             6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.6
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