WYOMING NONAGRICULTURAL WAGE AND SALARY EMPLOYMENT 
FINAL BENCHMARK 2015
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 287.3 287.5 288.3 288.7 294.1 299.4 298.8 298.1 297.4 294.6 286.3 286.8 292.3
TOTAL PRIVATE 217.5 216.4 216.3 217.1 221.2 227.6 231.1 230.1 225.4 221.8 213.9 214.1 221.0
GOODS PRODUCING 58.3 57.4 56.7 57.1 57.3 57.3 58.2 58.2 57.5 57.4 54.9 53.1 57.0
Natural Resources & Mining   27.4 26.6 25.7 24.5 23.8 23.4 23.4 23.2 22.8 22.8 22.0 21.7 23.9
Mining                27.4 26.5 25.6 24.5 23.8 23.4 23.2 23.2 22.7 22.7 21.9 21.6 23.9
Oil & Gas Extraction 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 4.2
Mining except Oil & Gas   9.5 9.5 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.5
Coal Mining           6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6
Support Activities for Mining 13.3 12.5 11.7 10.6 9.9 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.3 9.3 8.6 8.4 10.2
Support Actitivites for  Oil & Gas   10.2 9.8 9.2 8.4 7.9 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.3 7.1 6.9 6.7 8.0
Construction           21.0 21.0 21.5 23.1 23.8 24.2 25.0 25.2 24.9 24.7 23.1 21.7 23.3
Construction of Buildings 3.7 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.2 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.2
Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction 5.5 5.5 5.6 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.9 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.2 5.4 6.3
Specialty Trade Contractors 11.8 11.8 12.1 12.8 13.3 13.4 13.6 13.7 13.3 13.4 12.6 12.2 12.8
Manufacturing          9.9 9.8 9.5 9.5 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.9 9.8 9.7 9.7
Durable Goods         4.8 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.7
Non-Durable Goods     5.1 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.1
SERVICE PROVIDING 229.0 230.1 231.6 231.6 236.8 242.1 240.6 239.9 239.9 237.2 231.4 233.7 235.3
Trade, Transportation, Warehousing, & Utilities 55.1 54.8 55.2 55.2 55.8 57.0 57.3 57.0 55.9 55.6 55.6 56.0 55.9
Wholesale Trade       9.6 9.6 9.7 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.2 9.5
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.8 6.0
Retail Trade          29.3 29.3 29.6 30.0 30.7 31.6 32.1 31.9 31.2 31.1 31.2 31.4 30.8
Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
Food & Beverage Stores 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9
Grocery Stores        3.9 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2
Gasoline Stations     3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8
General Merchandise Stores 5.8 5.8 6.0 6.1 6.3 6.6 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.4
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
Transportation, Warehouse, & Utilities 16.2 15.9 15.9 15.6 15.5 15.8 15.7 15.7 15.4 15.2 15.2 15.4 15.6
Utilities             2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Transportation & Warehousing 13.7 13.4 13.4 13.1 13.0 13.2 13.1 13.1 12.9 12.7 12.7 12.9 13.1
Truck Transportation  5.1 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.6
Information            3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8
Financial Activities   11.2 11.2 11.1 11.1 11.0 11.1 11.3 11.2 11.1 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.1
Finance & Insurance 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3
Professional & Business Services 17.5 17.6 17.6 18.2 18.7 19.1 19.6 19.6 19.0 18.7 18.2 17.9 18.5
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 9.3 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.6 9.5 9.3 9.2 9.3 9.4
Architectural, Engineering & Rel. Services 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5
Management of Companies & Enterprises 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Administrative & Support & Waste Services 7.2 7.1 7.2 7.8 8.4 8.8 9.1 9.0 8.5 8.4 8.0 7.6 8.1
Educational & Health Services 26.9 26.9 27.0 27.3 27.4 26.6 26.5 26.6 27.4 28.0 27.4 27.7 27.1
Educational Services  2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.3 2.4 2.3 3.0 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.9
Health Care & Social Assistance 24.0 24.0 24.1 24.3 24.4 24.3 24.1 24.3 24.4 24.5 24.4 24.7 24.3
Ambulatory Health Care Services 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.9 10.0 10.0 9.9 9.9 10.0 9.9 10.0 9.9
Offices of Physicians 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4
Hospitals             3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.4
Social Assistance     6.9 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.1 6.9 6.8 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.0
Leisure & Hospitality 33.2 33.2 33.4 32.9 35.5 40.8 42.5 42.0 39.2 36.0 31.8 33.3 36.2
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.8 3.1 3.9 4.2 4.0 3.6 3.2 2.5 2.6 3.1
Accommodation & Food Services 30.6 30.6 30.8 30.1 32.4 36.9 38.3 38.0 35.6 32.8 29.3 30.7 33.0
Accommodation         10.5 10.4 10.5 9.6 11.4 14.8 15.7 15.5 13.8 11.9 9.1 10.5 12.0
Food Services & Drinking Places 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.5 21.0 22.1 22.6 22.5 21.8 20.9 20.2 20.2 21.0
Other Services         11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.7 11.9 11.9 11.7 11.5 11.4 11.3 11.3 11.6
Repair & Maintenance 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7
Government              69.8 71.1 72.0 71.6 72.9 71.8 67.7 68.0 72.0 72.8 72.4 72.7 71.2
Federal Government    6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 7.4 7.9 8.1 8.0 7.8 7.4 7.0 7.1 7.3
State Government      15.3 15.7 15.8 15.8 15.9 15.1 15.0 14.7 15.9 16.0 16.0 15.9 15.6
State Govt. Education 6.0 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.6 5.5 5.5 5.3 6.5 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.3
Local Government      47.7 48.6 49.3 48.9 49.6 48.8 44.6 45.3 48.3 49.4 49.4 49.7 48.3
Local Govt Education  25.2 26.0 26.4 25.9 26.2 24.3 20.1 20.9 24.7 26.1 26.2 26.3 24.9
Hospitals             7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.2
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