WYOMING NONAGRICULTURAL WAGE AND SALARY EMPLOYMENT 
FINAL BENCHMARK 2012
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 280.5 281.9 283.9 285.0 291.2 297.8 296.3 296.2 296.0 293.0 287.9 288.7 289.9
TOTAL PRIVATE 209.2 208.9 210.5 212.3 217.0 224.7 226.7 227.9 223.4 219.5 214.8 215.4 217.5
GOODS PRODUCING 56.1 55.7 56.4 58.3 59.2 59.8 59.9 60.6 60.4 60.1 58.8 57.4 58.6
Natural Resources & Mining   28.3 28.3 28.1 27.8 27.8 28.1 27.8 27.7 27.3 27.3 27.4 27.3 27.8
Mining                28.2 28.3 28.0 27.8 27.8 28.0 27.8 27.7 27.2 27.3 27.4 27.3 27.7
Oil & Gas Extraction 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5
Mining except Oil & Gas   10.1 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.2 10.1 10.0 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.8 10.0
Coal Mining           7.2 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.9 7.0
Support Activities for Mining 13.7 13.8 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.1 13.1 12.8 13.0 13.0 12.9 13.2
Support Actitivites for  Oil & Gas   10.4 10.5 10.2 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.8 9.9 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.8 10.0
Construction           18.6 18.2 19.2 21.5 22.3 22.4 22.7 23.6 23.7 23.1 21.8 20.6 21.5
Construction of Buildings 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7
Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction 5.2 5.0 5.5 6.7 7.0 6.6 6.8 7.6 7.9 7.6 6.5 5.8 6.5
Specialty Trade Contractors 10.0 9.9 10.4 11.3 11.5 11.8 12.0 12.1 11.9 11.6 11.5 11.1 11.3
Manufacturing          9.2 9.2 9.1 9.0 9.1 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.4 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.3
Durable Goods         4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7
Non-Durable Goods     4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.7 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.6
SERVICE PROVIDING 224.4 226.2 227.5 226.7 232.0 238.0 236.4 235.6 235.6 232.9 229.1 231.3 231.3
Trade, Transportation, Warehousing, & Utilities 52.1 51.8 52.1 52.5 53.4 54.4 54.7 54.7 53.8 53.5 53.8 54.4 53.4
Wholesale Trade       9.0 9.0 9.1 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.2 9.2
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.9 5.9
Retail Trade          28.5 28.2 28.3 28.5 29.3 30.3 30.6 30.5 29.8 29.6 29.9 30.1 29.5
Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2
Food & Beverage Stores 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4
Grocery Stores        3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8
Gasoline Stations     3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.8
General Merchandise Stores 6.2 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.2 6.7 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.7 6.7 6.4
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7
Transportation, Warehouse, & Utilities 14.6 14.6 14.7 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.9 15.0 14.9 14.8 14.8 15.1 14.8
Utilities             2.4 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 12.2 12.1 12.2 12.2 12.3 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.4 12.3 12.3 12.6 12.3
Truck Transportation  4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.6
Information            3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9
Financial Activities   10.6 10.6 10.7 10.6 10.7 10.9 10.9 11.0 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.8 10.8
Finance & Insurance 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1
Professional & Business Services 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.7 18.0 18.9 18.7 19.0 18.4 18.2 17.7 17.6 18.0
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.1 9.3 9.2 9.3 9.1 9.2 9.2 9.3 9.2
Architectural, Engineering & Rel. Services 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Management of Companies & Enterprises 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Administrative & Support & Waste Services 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.6 8.0 8.6 8.5 8.7 8.3 8.0 7.5 7.3 7.8
Educational & Health Services 26.5 26.7 26.7 26.6 26.7 26.0 25.8 26.2 26.9 26.9 27.0 27.1 26.6
Educational Services  3.1 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.2 2.2 2.3 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.8
Health Care & Social Assistance 23.4 23.5 23.6 23.7 23.8 23.8 23.6 23.9 23.9 23.8 24.0 24.1 23.8
Ambulatory Health Care Services 9.0 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.3 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.4 9.2
Offices of Physicians 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3
Hospitals             3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6
Social Assistance     6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.8 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.0 6.8
Leisure & Hospitality 30.6 30.7 31.1 30.4 32.7 38.1 40.1 39.8 36.8 33.9 30.7 32.1 33.9
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.8 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.1 2.4 2.8
Accommodation & Food Services 28.3 28.3 28.7 28.0 29.9 34.5 36.4 36.3 33.6 31.0 28.6 29.7 31.1
Accommodation         9.9 9.9 10.0 9.4 10.7 14.0 15.2 15.0 13.2 11.2 9.3 10.2 11.5
Food Services & Drinking Places 18.4 18.4 18.7 18.6 19.2 20.5 21.2 21.3 20.4 19.8 19.3 19.5 19.6
Other Services         12.3 12.3 12.3 12.3 12.4 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.4 12.2 12.1 12.1 12.4
Repair & Maintenance 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2
Government              71.3 73.0 73.4 72.7 74.2 73.1 69.6 68.3 72.6 73.5 73.1 73.3 72.3
Federal Government    7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.6 8.3 8.3 8.1 8.0 7.5 7.1 7.2 7.5
State Government      15.6 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.2 15.2 15.1 14.9 16.2 16.2 16.2 16.1 15.8
State Govt. Education 5.9 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.6 5.4 5.3 5.2 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.2
Local Government      48.7 49.9 50.2 49.5 50.4 49.6 46.2 45.3 48.4 49.8 49.8 50.0 49.0
Local Govt Education  25.5 26.5 26.7 26.2 26.6 24.7 21.1 20.8 24.8 26.3 26.4 26.5 25.2
Hospitals             6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 6.9
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