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

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Natrona County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 39,871

Total Wages: $579,319,614

Average Weekly Wage: $1,118

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Natrona County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 30,895 $210,806,157   $525
2001Q2 32,272 $225,984,152   $539
2001Q3 32,316 $219,204,112   $522
2001Q4 32,121 $245,655,983   $588
2002Q1 31,976 3.5 $225,724,716 7.1 $543 3.5
2002Q2 32,955 2.1 $237,946,193 5.3 $555 3.1
2002Q3 33,098 2.4 $228,389,935 4.2 $531 1.7
2002Q4 33,027 2.8 $254,345,895 3.5 $592 0.7
2003Q1 32,257 0.9 $231,485,194 2.6 $552 1.7
2003Q2 33,760 2.4 $252,399,391 6.1 $575 3.5
2003Q3 34,092 3.0 $246,345,719 7.9 $556 4.7
2003Q4 34,119 3.3 $279,021,111 9.7 $629 6.2
2004Q1 33,722 4.5 $256,833,525 11.0 $586 6.1
2004Q2 35,199 4.3 $281,087,602 11.4 $614 6.8
2004Q3 35,954 5.5 $283,908,552 15.2 $607 9.3
2004Q4 36,186 6.1 $316,722,279 13.5 $673 7.0
2005Q1 35,340 4.8 $287,280,841 11.9 $625 6.7
2005Q2 36,513 3.7 $311,789,979 10.9 $657 6.9
2005Q3 36,815 2.4 $319,051,906 12.4 $667 9.8
2005Q4 37,299 3.1 $352,138,560 11.2 $726 7.9
2006Q1 37,032 4.8 $335,929,016 16.9 $698 11.6
2006Q2 38,599 5.7 $363,264,395 16.5 $724 10.2
2006Q3 38,648 5.0 $358,009,614 12.2 $713 6.9
2006Q4 38,905 4.3 $409,777,160 16.4 $810 11.6
2007Q1 38,303 3.4 $378,056,577 12.5 $759 8.8
2007Q2 39,367 2.0 $395,605,638 8.9 $773 6.8
2007Q3 39,538 2.3 $393,015,370 9.8 $765 7.3
2007Q4 39,765 2.2 $445,380,027 8.7 $862 6.3
2008Q1 39,018 1.9 $408,326,653 8.0 $805 6.0
2008Q2 40,161 2.0 $423,579,127 7.1 $811 5.0
2008Q3 40,685 2.9 $436,084,042 11.0 $825 7.8
2008Q4 40,837 2.7 $493,739,957 10.9 $930 7.9
2009Q1 39,026 0.0 $409,926,404 0.4 $808 0.4
2009Q2 38,671 -3.7 $391,726,341 -7.5 $779 -4.0
2009Q3 37,871 -6.9 $391,017,920 -10.3 $794 -3.7
2009Q4 37,262 -8.8 $426,861,969 -13.5 $881 -5.2
2010Q1 36,890 -5.5 $373,570,125 -8.9 $779 -3.6
2010Q2 38,092 -1.5 $401,332,638 2.5 $810 4.0
2010Q3 38,281 1.1 $434,662,852 11.2 $873 10.0
2010Q4 38,487 3.3 $466,193,631 9.2 $932 5.7
2011Q1 37,704 2.2 $412,904,007 10.5 $842 8.1
2011Q2 39,186 2.9 $439,570,075 9.5 $863 6.5
2011Q3 39,835 4.1 $463,873,544 6.7 $896 2.6
2011Q4 40,321 4.8 $499,237,798 7.1 $952 2.2
2012Q1 39,826 5.6 $466,875,889 13.1 $902 7.0
2012Q2 40,949 4.5 $475,911,074 8.3 $894 3.6
2012Q3 41,256 3.6 $483,227,857 4.2 $901 0.6
2012Q4 41,694 3.4 $542,654,203 8.7 $1,001 5.1
2013Q1 40,925 2.8 $480,157,150 2.8 $903 0.1
2013Q2 41,837 2.2 $485,081,453 1.9 $892 -0.2
2013Q3 41,993 1.8 $496,580,723 2.8 $910 1.0
2013Q4 42,234 1.3 $557,887,029 2.8 $1,016 1.5
2014Q1 41,409 1.2 $504,021,013 5.0 $936 3.7
2014Q2 42,662 2.0 $520,276,684 7.3 $938 5.2
2014Q3 42,931 2.2 $541,872,644 9.1 $971 6.7
2014Q4 43,434 2.8 $610,231,737 9.4 $1,081 6.4
2015Q1 42,607 2.9 $531,371,347 5.4 $959 2.5
2015Q2 42,088 -1.3 $513,304,738 -1.3 $938 0.0
2015Q3 41,443 -3.5 $495,919,592 -8.5 $920 -5.2
2015Q4 41,269 -5.0 $536,427,036 -12.1 $1,000 -7.5
2016Q1 39,049 -8.4 $436,653,450 -17.8 $860 -10.3
2016Q2 39,004 -7.3 $435,340,762 -15.2 $859 -8.5
2016Q3 38,267 -7.7 $438,500,776 -11.6 $881 -4.2
2016Q4 37,704 -8.6 $455,129,345 -15.2 $929 -7.1
2017Q1 37,135 -4.9 $427,375,906 -2.1 $885 2.9
2017Q2 38,089 -2.3 $445,151,430 2.3 $899 4.7
2017Q3 38,482 0.6 $457,132,287 4.2 $914 3.7
2017Q4 38,588 2.3 $489,595,799 7.6 $976 5.1
2018Q1 37,662 1.4 $457,144,130 7.0 $934 5.5
2018Q2 38,660 1.5 $464,868,287 4.4 $925 2.9
2018Q3 38,669 0.5 $479,992,974 5.0 $955 4.5
2018Q4 39,032 1.2 $531,224,489 8.5 $1,047 7.3
2019Q1 38,244 1.5 $486,402,120 6.4 $978 4.8
2019Q2 39,218 1.4 $496,559,120 6.8 $974 5.3
2019Q3 39,478 2.1 $503,173,324 4.8 $980 2.7
2019Q4 39,585 1.4 $549,404,857 3.4 $1,068 2.0
2020Q1 38,517 0.7 $483,563,136 -0.6 $966 -1.3
2020Q2 35,168 -10.3 $438,202,347 -11.8 $958 -1.6
2020Q3 36,070 -8.6 $435,536,097 -13.4 $929 -5.3
2020Q4 36,203 -8.5 $495,898,904 -9.7 $1,054 -1.3
2021Q1 35,425 -8.0 $421,697,229 -12.8 $916 -5.2
2021Q2 36,914 5.0 $456,510,706 4.2 $951 -0.8
2021Q3 37,241 3.2 $474,904,103 9.0 $981 5.6
2021Q4 37,404 3.3 $536,629,939 8.2 $1,104 4.7
2022Q1 36,907 4.2 $487,135,447 15.5 $1,015 10.9
2022Q2 38,143 3.3 $510,674,413 11.9 $1,030 8.3
2022Q3 38,783 4.1 $548,294,163 15.5 $1,087 10.9
2022Q4 38,905 4.0 $585,582,800 9.1 $1,158 4.9
2023Q1 38,514 4.4 $553,754,211 13.7 $1,106 8.9
2023Q2b 39,640 3.9 $555,277,063 8.7 $1,078 4.6
2023Q3b 39,871 2.8 $579,319,614 5.7 $1,118 2.8
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 Natrona County, 2001Q1-2023Q3


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