WYOMING NONAGRICULTURAL WAGE AND SALARY EMPLOYMENT 
FINAL BENCHMARK 2016
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 281.3 280.6 281.4 280.9 286.2 291.7 289.7 288.7 287.1 283.7 277.7 278.4 284.0
TOTAL PRIVATE 210.7 208.7 208.8 208.9 212.9 219.4 222.0 220.9 215.9 212.1 206.4 206.9 212.8
GOODS PRODUCING 50.2 49.0 48.7 49.5 49.6 49.5 50.1 50.0 49.3 49.1 48.4 47.3 49.2
Natural Resources & Mining   21.2 20.5 19.8 19.0 18.3 18.1 18.1 18.0 18.0 18.3 18.4 18.6 18.9
Mining                21.1 20.4 19.8 18.9 18.3 18.0 18.0 17.9 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.5 18.8
Oil & Gas Extraction 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.5
Mining except Oil & Gas   9.3 9.2 9.1 8.9 8.5 8.4 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.5
Coal Mining           6.5 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.8
Support Activities for Mining 7.9 7.4 6.9 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.6 6.9 7.0 7.1 6.8
Support Actitivites for  Oil & Gas   6.4 6.0 5.6 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.5
Construction           19.6 19.3 19.8 21.5 22.3 22.2 22.7 22.7 22.1 21.5 20.6 19.4 21.1
Construction of Buildings 3.9 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 4.0
Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction 4.5 4.6 4.7 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.5 4.9 4.4 5.2
Specialty Trade Contractors 11.2 10.9 11.2 12.2 12.6 12.4 12.5 12.5 12.2 11.9 11.7 11.1 11.9
Manufacturing          9.4 9.2 9.1 9.0 9.0 9.2 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.2
Durable Goods         4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2
Non-Durable Goods     5.1 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.1
SERVICE PROVIDING 231.1 231.6 232.7 231.4 236.6 242.2 239.6 238.7 237.8 234.6 229.3 231.1 234.7
Trade, Transportation, Warehousing, & Utilities 54.4 53.7 53.5 53.0 53.5 54.5 54.8 54.4 53.3 52.9 52.9 52.9 53.7
Wholesale Trade       9.1 9.0 8.9 8.7 8.6 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.5
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.2
Retail Trade          30.2 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.6 31.6 31.8 31.6 30.8 30.6 30.5 30.4 30.7
Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.5
Food & Beverage Stores 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9
Grocery Stores        4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2
Gasoline Stations     3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8
General Merchandise Stores 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.7 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.5
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7
Transportation, Warehouse, & Utilities 15.1 14.7 14.6 14.3 14.3 14.5 14.6 14.5 14.3 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5
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 12.6 12.2 12.1 11.8 11.8 11.9 12.0 11.9 11.8 11.7 11.8 11.9 12.0
Truck Transportation  4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7
Information            3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7
Financial Activities   10.9 10.9 10.8 10.8 10.8 11.0 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.8
Finance & Insurance 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.8
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0
Professional & Business Services 17.0 16.9 16.9 17.5 17.9 18.4 18.7 18.7 18.2 18.0 17.4 17.5 17.8
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 9.0 9.0 8.9 9.0 8.7 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.8 8.9
Architectural, Engineering & Rel. Services 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Management of Companies & Enterprises 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Administrative & Support & Waste Services 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.6 8.2 8.6 9.0 9.0 8.5 8.3 7.8 7.8 8.0
Educational & Health Services 27.4 27.7 28.0 28.1 28.0 27.2 27.1 27.0 27.8 28.0 27.8 27.7 27.7
Educational Services  3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.3 2.4 2.3 3.0 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.9
Health Care & Social Assistance 24.4 24.6 24.9 25.1 25.0 24.9 24.7 24.7 24.8 24.5 24.8 24.7 24.8
Ambulatory Health Care Services 9.8 9.8 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.0
Offices of Physicians 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3
Hospitals             2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5
Social Assistance     7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.3 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.3 7.4 7.3 7.3
Leisure & Hospitality 32.8 32.6 32.9 32.0 35.1 40.8 42.3 42.0 38.8 35.8 31.7 33.2 35.8
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.0 4.1 4.3 4.2 3.8 3.5 2.8 3.1 3.3
Accommodation & Food Services 30.1 29.9 30.2 29.2 32.1 36.7 38.0 37.8 35.0 32.3 28.9 30.1 32.5
Accommodation         10.4 10.3 10.3 9.5 11.6 15.0 16.0 15.7 13.7 11.9 9.2 10.4 12.0
Food Services & Drinking Places 19.7 19.6 19.9 19.7 20.5 21.7 22.0 22.1 21.3 20.4 19.7 19.7 20.5
Other Services         14.2 14.1 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.0 13.9 13.8 13.8 14.1
Repair & Maintenance 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.3
Government              70.6 71.9 72.6 72.0 73.3 72.3 67.7 67.8 71.2 71.6 71.3 71.5 71.2
Federal Government    7.0 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.5 8.3 8.3 8.1 8.0 7.6 7.2 7.2 7.5
State Government      15.3 15.8 15.9 15.8 15.9 14.9 14.7 14.4 15.6 15.5 15.7 15.6 15.4
State Govt. Education 6.2 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 5.6 5.5 5.3 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.5 6.3
Local Government      48.3 49.2 49.7 49.1 49.9 49.1 44.7 45.3 47.6 48.5 48.4 48.7 48.2
Local Govt Education  25.2 26.2 26.5 26.1 26.3 24.5 20.3 20.9 24.3 25.6 25.7 25.9 24.8
Hospitals             7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.5
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