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

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Lincoln County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 7,087

Total Wages: $102,739,905

Average Weekly Wage: $1,115

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Lincoln County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 4,718 $32,055,697   $523
2001Q2 5,304 $36,389,550   $528
2001Q3 5,631 $34,318,023   $469
2001Q4 5,243 $36,253,942   $532
2002Q1 4,849 2.8 $32,354,348 0.9 $513 -1.8
2002Q2 5,344 0.8 $37,212,499 2.3 $536 1.5
2002Q3 5,634 0.1 $34,415,534 0.3 $470 0.2
2002Q4 5,238 -0.1 $37,566,222 3.6 $552 3.7
2003Q1 5,521 13.8 $44,008,969 36.0 $613 19.5
2003Q2 6,086 13.9 $47,005,426 26.3 $594 10.9
2003Q3 6,551 16.3 $49,709,780 44.4 $584 24.2
2003Q4 6,170 17.8 $51,353,821 36.7 $640 16.1
2004Q1 5,742 4.0 $44,532,665 1.2 $597 -2.7
2004Q2 6,154 1.1 $48,783,593 3.8 $610 2.6
2004Q3 6,007 -8.3 $45,076,650 -9.3 $577 -1.1
2004Q4 5,814 -5.8 $46,003,363 -10.4 $609 -4.9
2005Q1 5,515 -4.0 $43,963,526 -1.3 $613 2.8
2005Q2 5,959 -3.2 $46,903,604 -3.9 $605 -0.7
2005Q3 6,015 0.1 $46,568,547 3.3 $596 3.2
2005Q4 5,968 2.7 $47,431,683 3.1 $611 0.4
2006Q1 5,758 4.4 $47,815,905 8.8 $639 4.2
2006Q2 6,334 6.3 $52,355,290 11.6 $636 5.0
2006Q3 6,510 8.2 $53,786,968 15.5 $636 6.7
2006Q4 6,765 13.3 $65,079,180 37.2 $740 21.1
2007Q1 6,463 12.2 $61,408,520 28.4 $731 14.4
2007Q2 7,167 13.2 $68,923,009 31.6 $740 16.3
2007Q3 7,590 16.6 $83,153,367 54.6 $843 32.6
2007Q4 7,665 13.3 $94,369,470 45.0 $947 28.0
2008Q1 6,899 6.8 $81,498,333 32.7 $909 24.3
2008Q2 6,726 -6.2 $66,000,584 -4.2 $755 2.0
2008Q3 6,556 -13.6 $59,522,356 -28.4 $698 -17.1
2008Q4 6,499 -15.2 $64,711,539 -31.4 $766 -19.1
2009Q1 6,194 -10.2 $56,390,565 -30.8 $700 -22.9
2009Q2 6,569 -2.3 $66,819,223 1.2 $782 3.7
2009Q3 6,150 -6.2 $56,171,537 -5.6 $703 0.6
2009Q4 6,146 -5.4 $61,058,225 -5.6 $764 -0.2
2010Q1 5,708 -7.8 $54,670,106 -3.1 $737 5.2
2010Q2 6,091 -7.3 $57,024,133 -14.7 $720 -8.0
2010Q3 6,178 0.4 $58,502,872 4.2 $728 3.7
2010Q4 6,094 -0.9 $65,594,415 7.4 $828 8.4
2011Q1 5,832 2.2 $61,362,020 12.2 $809 9.9
2011Q2 6,280 3.1 $68,875,353 20.8 $844 17.1
2011Q3 6,147 -0.5 $63,651,537 8.8 $797 9.3
2011Q4 6,092 0.0 $66,925,221 2.0 $845 2.1
2012Q1 5,495 -5.8 $59,014,351 -3.8 $826 2.1
2012Q2 5,814 -7.4 $62,218,334 -9.7 $823 -2.4
2012Q3 5,692 -7.4 $56,309,862 -11.5 $761 -4.5
2012Q4 5,746 -5.7 $63,528,944 -5.1 $850 0.6
2013Q1 5,430 -1.2 $55,831,340 -5.4 $791 -4.3
2013Q2 5,774 -0.7 $63,021,902 1.3 $840 2.0
2013Q3 5,718 0.5 $57,332,792 1.8 $771 1.3
2013Q4 5,674 -1.3 $65,236,309 2.7 $884 4.0
2014Q1 5,458 0.5 $56,831,781 1.8 $801 1.3
2014Q2 5,835 1.1 $65,380,378 3.7 $862 2.7
2014Q3 5,818 1.8 $59,464,388 3.7 $786 1.9
2014Q4 5,882 3.7 $67,656,735 3.7 $885 0.0
2015Q1 5,658 3.7 $59,303,498 4.3 $806 0.7
2015Q2 6,074 4.1 $69,592,503 6.4 $881 2.3
2015Q3 5,999 3.1 $62,028,750 4.3 $795 1.2
2015Q4 6,088 3.5 $71,284,284 5.4 $901 1.8
2016Q1 5,852 3.4 $61,680,420 4.0 $811 0.6
2016Q2 6,253 2.9 $73,472,448 5.6 $904 2.6
2016Q3 6,196 3.3 $69,780,886 12.5 $866 8.9
2016Q4 6,154 1.1 $69,139,998 -3.0 $864 -4.0
2017Q1 5,943 1.6 $69,280,097 12.3 $897 10.6
2017Q2 6,368 1.8 $70,760,078 -3.7 $855 -5.4
2017Q3 6,309 1.8 $69,864,485 0.1 $852 -1.7
2017Q4 6,307 2.5 $73,520,939 6.3 $897 3.8
2018Q1 6,094 2.5 $68,901,222 -0.5 $870 -3.0
2018Q2 6,435 1.0 $75,213,620 6.3 $899 5.2
2018Q3 6,383 1.2 $74,168,894 6.2 $894 4.9
2018Q4 6,355 0.8 $77,627,564 5.6 $940 4.8
2019Q1 6,255 2.6 $74,912,879 8.7 $921 5.9
2019Q2 6,578 2.2 $76,545,358 1.8 $895 -0.4
2019Q3 6,581 3.1 $82,556,413 11.3 $965 8.0
2019Q4 6,590 3.7 $82,017,054 5.7 $957 1.9
2020Q1 6,401 2.3 $80,814,510 7.9 $971 5.4
2020Q2 6,495 -1.3 $79,179,826 3.4 $938 4.8
2020Q3 6,557 -0.4 $79,295,822 -3.9 $930 -3.6
2020Q4 6,693 1.6 $91,836,987 12.0 $1,055 10.2
2021Q1 6,569 2.6 $84,965,949 5.1 $995 2.5
2021Q2 6,981 7.5 $97,811,392 23.5 $1,078 14.9
2021Q3 6,850 4.5 $88,994,807 12.2 $999 7.4
2021Q4 6,824 2.0 $99,460,876 8.3 $1,121 6.2
2022Q1 6,667 1.5 $90,635,002 6.7 $1,046 5.1
2022Q2 7,119 2.0 $94,511,570 -3.4 $1,021 -5.2
2022Q3 7,052 3.0 $100,392,368 12.8 $1,095 9.6
2022Q4 6,950 1.9 $104,124,296 4.7 $1,152 2.8
2023Q1 6,804 2.1 $98,921,908 9.1 $1,118 6.9
2023Q2b 7,159 0.6 $105,341,227 11.5 $1,132 10.8
2023Q3b 7,087 0.5 $102,739,905 2.3 $1,115 1.8
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 Lincoln County, 2001Q1-2023Q3


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