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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Research & Planning
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PO Box 2760
Casper, WY 82602
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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

2020 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Growing and Declining Industries for Wyoming

Revised January 29, 2021.

Growing Industries in Wyoming, 2020Q2

Table 1: Growing Industries Report for Wyoming, Second Quarter 2020a
Employment (Current Quarter) Employment (Prior Quarter) Growing Industries
Over-the-Year Change   Over-the-Year Change  
Subsectora (3-Digit NAICSb) Sector (2-Digit NAICS) 2020Q2 2019Q2 N Q 2020Q1 2019Q1 N % Average % Changec Average Weekly Wage
Building material & garden supply stores (444) Retail Trade (44-45) 3,717 3,437 280 8.1 3,337 3,171 166 5.2 6.7 $603
Support activities for transportation (488) Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 1,723 1,546 177 11.4 1,722 1,502 220 14.6 13.0 $1,011
Couriers & messengers (492) Transportation & Warehousing (48-49) 1,102 1,005 97 9.7 1,157 1,053 104 9.9 9.8 $857
Total Total 6,542 5,988 554 9.3 6,215 5,725 490 8.6 8.9 $753


aIncludes both public and privately owned firms.

bNorth American Industry Classification System

cThe percentage for average change is the employment-weighted average percentage change of the current and prior quarters (employment change current quarter + employment change prior quarter) divided by the employment for the current and prior quarters (employment current quarter + employment prior quarter).

dThe average weekly wage is calculated by dividing the total wage for the industry group by the total number of jobs for the industry group and the number of weeks in the observed quarter. Please be aware that average weekly wages at the industry group level are suceptible to wage bias due to sample size, occupational distributions, seasonal pay and bonuses, and keying error.

The average weekly wage for all growing industries in 2020Q3 was $787.

Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.

Revised by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 1/29/21.