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

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Carbon County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 6,733

Total Wages: $93,278,061

Average Weekly Wage: $1,066

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Carbon County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 5,908 $36,477,222   $475
2001Q2 6,376 $39,070,672   $471
2001Q3 6,609 $39,614,366   $461
2001Q4 6,313 $41,261,393   $503
2002Q1 5,988 1.4 $37,475,098 2.7 $481 1.4
2002Q2 6,455 1.2 $40,797,474 4.4 $486 3.1
2002Q3 6,643 0.5 $40,104,006 1.2 $464 0.7
2002Q4 6,283 -0.5 $41,974,667 1.7 $514 2.2
2003Q1 5,902 -1.4 $37,348,859 -0.3 $487 1.1
2003Q2 6,332 -1.9 $40,333,099 -1.1 $490 0.8
2003Q3 6,483 -2.4 $42,099,299 5.0 $500 7.6
2003Q4 6,189 -1.5 $41,783,866 -0.5 $519 1.1
2004Q1 5,917 0.2 $39,722,182 6.4 $516 6.1
2004Q2 6,550 3.4 $42,608,304 5.6 $500 2.1
2004Q3 6,548 1.0 $43,846,871 4.2 $515 3.1
2004Q4 6,312 2.0 $45,442,513 8.8 $554 6.6
2005Q1 6,170 4.3 $42,284,344 6.5 $527 2.1
2005Q2 6,655 1.6 $46,438,345 9.0 $537 7.3
2005Q3 6,749 3.1 $48,764,031 11.2 $556 7.9
2005Q4 6,556 3.9 $51,319,308 12.9 $602 8.7
2006Q1 6,397 3.7 $49,134,525 16.2 $591 12.1
2006Q2 6,947 4.4 $54,543,219 17.5 $604 12.5
2006Q3 7,582 12.4 $61,636,599 26.4 $625 12.5
2006Q4 7,509 14.5 $70,048,822 36.5 $718 19.2
2007Q1 7,100 11.0 $61,891,720 26.0 $671 13.5
2007Q2 7,616 9.6 $69,807,293 28.0 $705 16.7
2007Q3 7,859 3.6 $71,499,060 16.0 $700 11.9
2007Q4 8,205 9.3 $89,771,998 28.2 $842 17.3
2008Q1 7,802 9.9 $84,234,530 36.1 $830 23.9
2008Q2 7,782 2.2 $76,343,256 9.4 $755 7.0
2008Q3 7,776 -1.1 $75,488,280 5.6 $747 6.7
2008Q4 7,430 -9.4 $81,392,135 -9.3 $843 0.1
2009Q1 6,693 -14.2 $63,129,731 -25.1 $726 -12.6
2009Q2 6,962 -10.5 $66,104,633 -13.4 $730 -3.2
2009Q3 7,045 -9.4 $62,038,003 -17.8 $677 -9.3
2009Q4 6,695 -9.9 $67,150,369 -17.5 $771 -8.4
2010Q1 6,428 -4.0 $61,464,590 -2.6 $736 1.4
2010Q2 7,027 0.9 $69,595,490 5.3 $762 4.3
2010Q3 6,791 -3.6 $61,335,994 -1.1 $695 2.6
2010Q4 6,685 -0.1 $69,596,695 3.6 $801 3.8
2011Q1 6,457 0.5 $62,550,066 1.8 $745 1.3
2011Q2 6,664 -5.2 $64,933,263 -6.7 $750 -1.6
2011Q3 6,883 1.3 $66,351,744 8.2 $742 6.7
2011Q4 6,593 -1.4 $74,068,680 6.4 $864 7.9
2012Q1 6,486 0.4 $65,913,689 5.4 $782 4.9
2012Q2 7,019 5.3 $73,275,810 12.8 $803 7.1
2012Q3 7,111 3.3 $71,650,075 8.0 $775 4.5
2012Q4 6,861 4.1 $74,483,611 0.6 $835 -3.4
2013Q1 6,662 2.7 $69,347,583 5.2 $801 2.4
2013Q2 7,333 4.5 $81,298,684 10.9 $853 6.2
2013Q3 7,339 3.2 $76,587,253 6.9 $803 3.6
2013Q4 7,287 6.2 $84,927,122 14.0 $897 7.4
2014Q1 7,080 6.3 $86,784,241 25.1 $943 17.8
2014Q2 7,547 2.9 $86,514,650 6.4 $882 3.4
2014Q3 7,404 0.9 $80,146,016 4.6 $833 3.7
2014Q4 7,290 0.1 $85,540,254 0.7 $903 0.7
2015Q1 6,817 -3.7 $80,078,753 -7.7 $904 -4.2
2015Q2 7,413 -1.8 $82,661,602 -4.5 $858 -2.7
2015Q3 8,134 9.9 $99,509,074 24.2 $941 13.0
2015Q4 7,257 -0.5 $86,206,751 0.8 $914 1.2
2016Q1 6,766 -0.7 $84,702,187 5.8 $963 6.6
2016Q2 7,283 -1.8 $81,823,216 -1.0 $864 0.8
2016Q3 7,523 -7.5 $87,618,429 -11.9 $896 -4.8
2016Q4 7,018 -3.3 $80,378,219 -6.8 $881 -3.6
2017Q1 6,516 -3.7 $83,632,162 -1.3 $987 2.5
2017Q2 6,945 -4.6 $77,124,084 -5.7 $854 -1.2
2017Q3 7,004 -6.9 $73,955,412 -15.6 $812 -9.3
2017Q4 6,668 -5.0 $76,623,727 -4.7 $884 0.3
2018Q1 6,351 -2.5 $84,328,048 0.8 $1,021 3.4
2018Q2 6,968 0.3 $79,494,997 3.1 $878 2.7
2018Q3 7,264 3.7 $86,655,204 17.2 $918 13.0
2018Q4 6,917 3.7 $85,888,280 12.1 $955 8.1
2019Q1 6,594 3.8 $88,128,789 4.5 $1,028 0.7
2019Q2 7,065 1.4 $83,803,645 5.4 $912 4.0
2019Q3 7,585 4.4 $90,463,367 4.4 $917 0.0
2019Q4 6,934 0.2 $88,678,517 3.2 $984 3.0
2020Q1 6,542 -0.8 $90,369,287 2.5 $1,063 3.4
2020Q2 6,722 -4.9 $85,990,319 2.6 $984 7.8
2020Q3 7,445 -1.9 $91,516,310 1.2 $946 3.1
2020Q4 6,879 -0.8 $93,756,721 5.7 $1,048 6.6
2021Q1 6,423 -1.8 $88,544,204 -2.0 $1,060 -0.2
2021Q2 7,262 8.0 $97,409,855 13.3 $1,032 4.9
2021Q3 7,390 -0.7 $94,104,833 2.8 $980 3.6
2021Q4 6,517 -5.3 $88,244,824 -5.9 $1,042 -0.7
2022Q1 6,151 -4.2 $117,782,916 33.0 $1,473 38.9
2022Q2 6,795 -6.4 $90,641,419 -6.9 $1,026 -0.6
2022Q3 6,758 -8.6 $89,921,883 -4.4 $1,024 4.5
2022Q4 6,412 -1.6 $100,560,081 14.0 $1,206 15.8
2023Q1 5,999 -2.5 $82,404,161 -30.0 $1,057 -28.3
2023Q2 6,623 -2.5 $88,968,123 -1.8 $1,033 0.7
2023Q3b 6,733 -0.4 $93,278,061 3.7 $1,066 4.1
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 Carbon County, 2001Q1-2023Q3


Figure: Over-the-Year Percent Change in Average Monthly Employment and Total Wages in Carbon 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.