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Wyoming QCEW Summary Statistics by County of Employment, 2001-2023

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Big Horn County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 4,202

Total Wages: $51,622,016

Average Weekly Wage: $945

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Big Horn County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 4,020 $25,109,161   $480
2001Q2 4,259 $28,740,488   $519
2001Q3 4,158 $27,541,743   $510
2001Q4 4,203 $29,926,070   $548
2002Q1 4,047 0.7 $25,835,145 2.9 $491 2.2
2002Q2 4,189 -1.7 $28,752,378 0.0 $528 1.7
2002Q3 4,109 -1.2 $27,650,577 0.4 $518 1.6
2002Q4 4,174 -0.7 $29,525,899 -1.3 $544 -0.7
2003Q1 3,993 -1.3 $26,852,027 3.9 $517 5.3
2003Q2 4,289 2.4 $30,651,940 6.6 $550 4.1
2003Q3 4,178 1.7 $29,195,181 5.6 $538 3.9
2003Q4 4,302 3.1 $31,793,250 7.7 $569 4.5
2004Q1 4,235 6.0 $29,592,851 10.2 $538 3.9
2004Q2 4,455 3.9 $31,836,742 3.9 $550 0.0
2004Q3 4,400 5.3 $30,759,617 5.4 $538 0.0
2004Q4 4,360 1.3 $33,257,111 4.6 $587 3.2
2005Q1 4,168 -1.6 $30,207,090 2.1 $558 3.7
2005Q2 4,560 2.3 $34,670,414 8.9 $585 6.4
2005Q3 4,572 3.9 $34,891,791 13.4 $587 9.2
2005Q4 4,524 3.8 $35,598,413 7.0 $605 3.2
2006Q1 4,396 5.5 $34,907,496 15.6 $611 9.6
2006Q2 4,724 3.6 $38,270,954 10.4 $623 6.5
2006Q3 4,826 5.6 $39,441,678 13.0 $629 7.1
2006Q4 4,666 3.1 $41,344,947 16.1 $682 12.6
2007Q1 3,930 -10.6 $30,174,556 -13.6 $591 -3.3
2007Q2 4,370 -7.5 $33,246,852 -13.1 $585 -6.1
2007Q3 4,360 -9.7 $32,886,947 -16.6 $580 -7.7
2007Q4 4,322 -7.4 $35,826,943 -13.3 $638 -6.4
2008Q1 4,049 3.0 $32,478,854 7.6 $617 4.5
2008Q2 4,394 0.6 $36,311,122 9.2 $636 8.6
2008Q3 4,394 0.8 $35,567,086 8.1 $623 7.3
2008Q4 4,326 0.1 $37,921,390 5.8 $674 5.7
2009Q1 3,913 -3.4 $31,330,850 -3.5 $616 -0.2
2009Q2 4,063 -7.5 $33,246,072 -8.4 $629 -1.0
2009Q3 4,197 -4.5 $33,164,857 -6.8 $608 -2.4
2009Q4 4,158 -3.9 $36,811,061 -2.9 $681 1.0
2010Q1 3,884 -0.7 $31,218,426 -0.4 $618 0.4
2010Q2 4,252 4.7 $37,028,418 11.4 $670 6.4
2010Q3 4,282 2.0 $36,192,045 9.1 $650 7.0
2010Q4 4,204 1.1 $39,992,638 8.6 $732 7.5
2011Q1 3,949 1.7 $33,229,456 6.4 $647 4.7
2011Q2 4,370 2.8 $38,656,247 4.4 $680 1.6
2011Q3 4,438 3.7 $38,929,711 7.6 $675 3.8
2011Q4 4,344 3.3 $41,705,225 4.3 $738 0.9
2012Q1 4,046 2.4 $36,135,261 8.7 $687 6.1
2012Q2 4,357 -0.3 $41,209,788 6.6 $728 6.9
2012Q3 4,324 -2.6 $38,153,797 -2.0 $679 0.6
2012Q4 4,265 -1.8 $42,387,452 1.6 $764 3.5
2013Q1 4,085 1.0 $36,991,745 2.4 $697 1.4
2013Q2 4,350 -0.2 $42,541,241 3.2 $752 3.4
2013Q3 4,346 0.5 $39,550,871 3.7 $700 3.1
2013Q4 4,255 -0.2 $44,081,678 4.0 $797 4.2
2014Q1 4,050 -0.9 $38,802,267 4.9 $737 5.8
2014Q2 4,480 3.0 $45,517,860 7.0 $782 3.9
2014Q3 4,488 3.3 $43,012,780 8.8 $737 5.3
2014Q4 4,391 3.2 $46,621,898 5.8 $817 2.5
2015Q1 4,192 3.5 $41,555,536 7.1 $763 3.5
2015Q2 4,463 -0.4 $45,140,586 -0.8 $778 -0.5
2015Q3 4,379 -2.4 $42,100,902 -2.1 $740 0.3
2015Q4 4,302 -2.0 $45,492,768 -2.4 $813 -0.4
2016Q1 4,053 -3.3 $39,858,590 -4.1 $757 -0.8
2016Q2 4,352 -2.5 $42,609,616 -5.6 $753 -3.2
2016Q3 4,259 -2.7 $41,969,029 -0.3 $758 2.5
2016Q4 4,187 -2.7 $43,177,512 -5.1 $793 -2.5
2017Q1 3,854 -4.9 $38,210,081 -4.1 $763 0.8
2017Q2 4,225 -2.9 $42,680,481 0.2 $777 3.2
2017Q3 4,234 -0.6 $41,069,349 -2.1 $746 -1.6
2017Q4 4,061 -3.0 $43,214,574 0.1 $818 3.2
2018Q1 3,790 -1.7 $37,881,442 -0.9 $769 0.8
2018Q2 4,081 -3.4 $41,457,238 -2.9 $781 0.6
2018Q3 4,152 -2.0 $41,444,542 0.9 $768 2.9
2018Q4 4,050 -0.3 $43,122,514 -0.2 $819 0.1
2019Q1 3,832 1.1 $38,713,729 2.2 $777 1.1
2019Q2 4,201 3.0 $42,713,505 3.0 $782 0.1
2019Q3 4,275 3.0 $42,836,052 3.4 $771 0.4
2019Q4 4,169 2.9 $44,665,885 3.6 $824 0.6
2020Q1 3,873 1.1 $40,093,450 3.6 $796 2.5
2020Q2 4,117 -2.0 $44,215,185 3.5 $826 5.6
2020Q3 4,227 -1.1 $43,670,834 1.9 $795 3.1
2020Q4 4,190 0.5 $49,858,908 11.6 $915 11.1
2021Q1 3,977 2.7 $39,621,416 -1.2 $766 -3.8
2021Q2 4,258 3.4 $47,460,753 7.3 $857 3.8
2021Q3 4,200 -0.6 $45,410,951 4.0 $832 4.7
2021Q4 4,148 -1.0 $51,589,553 3.5 $957 4.5
2022Q1 3,899 -2.0 $42,388,454 7.0 $836 9.1
2022Q2 4,149 -2.6 $49,144,843 3.5 $911 6.3
2022Q3 4,151 -1.2 $49,308,970 8.6 $914 9.9
2022Q4 4,034 -2.7 $52,569,380 1.9 $1,002 4.8
2023Q1 3,848 -1.3 $46,311,526 9.3 $926 10.7
2023Q2 4,151 0.1 $53,300,400 8.5 $988 8.4
2023Q3b 4,202 1.2 $51,622,016 4.7 $945 3.4
aNorth American Industry Classification System. 
bPreliminary.
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. 
Prepared by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 1/10/24.

 


Figure: Average Monthly Employment in Big HornCounty, 2001Q1-2023Q3


Figure: Over-the-Year Percent Change in Average Monthly Employment and Total Wages in Big Horn County, 2002Q1-2023Q2

Shaded areas indicate periods of economic downturn: 2009Q1-2010Q1, 2015Q2-2016Q4, and 2020Q2-2021Q1.
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.
Prepared by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 1/10/24.