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

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Laramie County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 47,802

Total Wages: $719,842,484

Average Weekly Wage: $1,158

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Laramie County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 35,791 $242,999,459   $522
2001Q2 36,739 $241,528,376   $506
2001Q3 36,797 $252,300,546   $527
2001Q4 36,443 $268,171,043   $566
2002Q1 36,517 2.0 $259,350,910 6.7 $546 4.6
2002Q2 38,236 4.1 $265,555,385 9.9 $534 5.6
2002Q3 38,725 5.2 $276,169,576 9.5 $549 4.0
2002Q4 38,569 5.8 $294,638,264 9.9 $588 3.8
2003Q1 37,946 3.9 $276,355,607 6.6 $560 2.5
2003Q2 39,243 2.6 $282,539,864 6.4 $554 3.7
2003Q3 39,620 2.3 $294,967,117 6.8 $573 4.4
2003Q4 39,641 2.8 $307,713,192 4.4 $597 1.6
2004Q1 38,806 2.3 $296,116,447 7.2 $587 4.8
2004Q2 39,944 1.8 $297,348,573 5.2 $573 3.4
2004Q3 39,983 0.9 $309,635,159 5.0 $596 4.0
2004Q4 39,718 0.2 $325,371,777 5.7 $630 5.5
2005Q1 39,226 1.1 $306,366,194 3.5 $601 2.4
2005Q2 40,578 1.6 $313,491,650 5.4 $594 3.8
2005Q3 41,133 2.9 $339,223,217 9.6 $634 6.5
2005Q4 41,134 3.6 $345,914,548 6.3 $647 2.7
2006Q1 40,676 3.7 $335,309,384 9.4 $634 5.5
2006Q2 41,940 3.4 $350,070,625 11.7 $642 8.0
2006Q3 41,983 2.1 $412,978,659 21.7 $757 19.3
2006Q4 42,069 2.3 $373,022,877 7.8 $682 5.4
2007Q1 41,593 2.3 $362,761,840 8.2 $671 5.8
2007Q2 43,092 2.7 $383,055,268 9.4 $684 6.5
2007Q3 43,585 3.8 $391,395,811 -5.2 $691 -8.7
2007Q4 43,731 4.0 $418,922,782 12.3 $737 8.0
2008Q1 43,108 3.6 $393,599,620 8.5 $702 4.7
2008Q2 44,243 2.7 $406,178,487 6.0 $706 3.3
2008Q3 44,347 1.7 $414,484,010 5.9 $719 4.1
2008Q4 44,164 1.0 $432,191,251 3.2 $753 2.2
2009Q1 42,647 -1.1 $396,137,311 0.6 $715 1.7
2009Q2 43,238 -2.3 $405,603,910 -0.1 $722 2.2
2009Q3 43,402 -2.1 $416,803,629 0.6 $739 2.7
2009Q4 42,883 -2.9 $433,407,413 0.3 $777 3.3
2010Q1 41,476 -2.7 $388,069,926 -2.0 $720 0.7
2010Q2 42,527 -1.6 $410,918,086 1.3 $743 3.0
2010Q3 42,987 -1.0 $417,109,401 0.1 $746 1.0
2010Q4 42,746 -0.3 $438,684,885 1.2 $789 1.5
2011Q1 41,872 1.0 $400,301,739 3.2 $735 2.2
2011Q2 43,370 2.0 $428,515,956 4.3 $760 2.3
2011Q3 43,566 1.3 $456,356,981 9.4 $806 8.0
2011Q4 43,584 2.0 $448,882,945 2.3 $792 0.4
2012Q1 42,781 2.2 $439,717,883 9.8 $791 7.5
2012Q2 43,810 1.0 $437,327,785 2.1 $768 1.0
2012Q3 44,057 1.1 $456,020,440 -0.1 $796 -1.2
2012Q4 44,333 1.7 $499,878,496 11.4 $867 9.5
2013Q1 43,476 1.6 $462,507,155 5.2 $818 3.5
2013Q2 45,304 3.4 $460,124,466 5.2 $781 1.7
2013Q3 45,675 3.7 $483,413,528 6.0 $814 2.3
2013Q4 45,650 3.0 $491,794,772 -1.6 $829 -4.5
2014Q1 44,678 2.8 $476,042,879 2.9 $820 0.2
2014Q2 46,093 1.7 $476,208,184 3.5 $795 1.7
2014Q3 46,342 1.5 $498,418,780 3.1 $827 1.6
2014Q4 46,427 1.7 $517,908,255 5.3 $858 3.5
2015Q1 45,467 1.8 $490,026,898 2.9 $829 1.2
2015Q2 46,416 0.7 $487,087,059 2.3 $807 1.6
2015Q3 46,425 0.2 $508,616,849 2.0 $843 1.9
2015Q4 46,198 -0.5 $532,693,321 2.9 $887 3.4
2016Q1 45,058 -0.9 $482,731,298 -1.5 $824 -0.6
2016Q2 45,906 -1.1 $491,931,883 1.0 $824 2.1
2016Q3 45,717 -1.5 $518,236,091 1.9 $872 3.5
2016Q4 45,686 -1.1 $521,288,320 -2.1 $878 -1.0
2017Q1 45,141 0.2 $499,440,595 3.5 $851 3.3
2017Q2 45,647 -0.6 $512,778,174 4.2 $864 4.8
2017Q3 45,952 0.5 $516,472,886 -0.3 $865 -0.9
2017Q4 45,646 -0.1 $544,455,257 4.4 $918 4.5
2018Q1 44,937 -0.5 $519,078,570 3.9 $889 4.4
2018Q2 45,957 0.7 $530,640,539 3.5 $888 2.8
2018Q3 46,358 0.9 $539,077,537 4.4 $895 3.5
2018Q4 46,811 2.6 $580,520,054 6.6 $954 4.0
2019Q1 46,086 2.6 $549,409,790 5.8 $917 3.2
2019Q2 46,856 2.0 $559,360,631 5.4 $918 3.4
2019Q3 47,013 1.4 $569,704,826 5.7 $932 4.2
2019Q4 47,432 1.3 $607,260,998 4.6 $985 3.2
2020Q1 46,544 1.0 $569,333,492 3.6 $941 2.6
2020Q2 44,052 -6.0 $550,754,424 -1.5 $962 4.7
2020Q3 45,693 -2.8 $566,629,807 -0.5 $954 2.3
2020Q4 45,977 -3.1 $628,822,106 3.6 $1,052 6.8
2021Q1 45,098 -3.1 $547,290,978 -3.9 $934 -0.8
2021Q2 46,334 5.2 $598,522,666 8.7 $994 3.3
2021Q3 47,040 2.9 $628,955,437 11.0 $1,029 7.8
2021Q4 47,376 3.0 $684,608,259 8.9 $1,112 5.7
2022Q1 45,873 1.7 $615,738,510 12.5 $1,033 10.6
2022Q2 46,346 0.0 $623,548,843 4.2 $1,035 4.2
2022Q3 46,778 -0.6 $670,429,985 6.6 $1,102 7.2
2022Q4 46,761 -1.3 $673,145,615 -1.7 $1,107 -0.4
2023Q1 46,566 1.5 $666,826,867 8.3 $1,102 6.7
2023Q2b 47,642 2.8 $667,549,070 7.1 $1,078 4.1
2023Q3b 47,802 2.2 $719,842,484 7.4 $1,158 5.1
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 Laramie County, 2001Q1-2023Q3


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