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

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Niobrara County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 791

Total Wages: $8,084,565

Average Weekly Wage: $787

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Niobrara County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 740 $3,473,440   $361
2001Q2 821 $4,161,766   $390
2001Q3 810 $3,873,722   $368
2001Q4 753 $3,901,211   $399
2002Q1 754 1.9 $3,826,488 10.2 $390 8.1
2002Q2 794 -3.3 $4,376,195 5.2 $424 8.7
2002Q3 803 -0.9 $3,942,887 1.8 $378 2.7
2002Q4 776 3.1 $4,114,240 5.5 $408 2.3
2003Q1 746 -1.1 $3,820,291 -0.2 $394 0.9
2003Q2 801 0.8 $4,358,259 -0.4 $419 -1.2
2003Q3 758 -5.6 $3,804,348 -3.5 $386 2.2
2003Q4 772 -0.5 $4,163,031 1.2 $415 1.7
2004Q1 745 -0.2 $3,906,714 2.3 $404 2.4
2004Q2 778 -2.8 $4,444,060 2.0 $439 4.9
2004Q3 751 -1.0 $3,885,163 2.1 $398 3.1
2004Q4 755 -2.2 $4,229,916 1.6 $431 3.9
2005Q1 749 0.6 $4,046,673 3.6 $415 2.9
2005Q2 792 1.8 $4,593,571 3.4 $446 1.5
2005Q3 764 1.8 $4,191,057 7.9 $422 5.9
2005Q4 760 0.7 $4,698,834 11.1 $475 10.3
2006Q1 719 -4.0 $4,355,900 7.6 $466 12.1
2006Q2 765 -3.4 $4,875,444 6.1 $490 9.9
2006Q3 796 4.1 $4,986,637 19.0 $482 14.3
2006Q4 813 7.0 $5,262,746 12.0 $498 4.7
2007Q1 816 13.4 $5,259,877 20.8 $496 6.4
2007Q2 844 10.3 $5,673,352 16.4 $517 5.5
2007Q3 833 4.7 $5,374,967 7.8 $496 3.0
2007Q4 856 5.2 $5,803,334 10.3 $522 4.8
2008Q1 814 -0.2 $5,436,445 3.4 $514 3.6
2008Q2 850 0.7 $5,813,240 2.5 $526 1.7
2008Q3 844 1.3 $5,578,877 3.8 $508 2.4
2008Q4 877 2.4 $6,112,718 5.3 $536 2.8
2009Q1 836 2.7 $5,903,158 8.6 $543 5.7
2009Q2 878 3.3 $6,335,126 9.0 $555 5.5
2009Q3 884 4.7 $6,306,409 13.0 $549 8.0
2009Q4 908 3.6 $6,910,776 13.1 $585 9.2
2010Q1 862 3.0 $6,118,312 3.6 $546 0.6
2010Q2 885 0.8 $6,745,029 6.5 $586 5.7
2010Q3 870 -1.5 $6,162,859 -2.3 $545 -0.8
2010Q4 870 -4.1 $6,883,462 -0.4 $608 3.9
2011Q1 850 -1.4 $6,322,315 3.3 $572 4.8
2011Q2 909 2.8 $7,251,148 7.5 $614 4.6
2011Q3 898 3.2 $6,667,039 8.2 $571 4.8
2011Q4 924 6.1 $7,348,836 6.8 $612 0.6
2012Q1 892 5.0 $6,683,899 5.7 $576 0.7
2012Q2 939 3.3 $7,861,117 8.4 $644 5.0
2012Q3 925 3.0 $6,634,532 -0.5 $552 -3.4
2012Q4 955 3.4 $7,878,918 7.2 $635 3.7
2013Q1 904 1.4 $7,127,133 6.6 $606 5.2
2013Q2 963 2.6 $7,984,220 1.6 $638 -1.0
2013Q3 924 -0.1 $7,230,352 9.0 $602 9.1
2013Q4 1,007 5.4 $9,755,712 23.8 $745 17.5
2014Q1 937 3.6 $8,636,431 21.2 $709 16.9
2014Q2 980 1.7 $8,870,654 11.1 $697 9.2
2014Q3 923 -0.1 $7,318,055 1.2 $610 1.3
2014Q4 943 -6.3 $8,340,063 -14.5 $680 -8.7
2015Q1 891 -5.0 $7,568,895 -12.4 $654 -7.8
2015Q2 925 -5.6 $8,232,351 -7.2 $685 -1.7
2015Q3 897 -2.9 $7,286,234 -0.4 $625 2.5
2015Q4 913 -3.1 $8,134,122 -2.5 $685 0.7
2016Q1 895 0.4 $7,732,906 2.2 $665 1.7
2016Q2 929 0.4 $8,465,135 2.8 $701 2.4
2016Q3 911 1.5 $7,291,306 0.1 $616 -1.4
2016Q4 903 -1.2 $7,614,249 -6.4 $649 -5.3
2017Q1 869 -2.9 $7,551,940 -2.3 $668 0.5
2017Q2 921 -0.8 $8,486,457 0.3 $709 1.1
2017Q3 913 0.2 $7,474,055 2.5 $630 2.3
2017Q4 891 -1.3 $7,895,767 3.7 $682 5.1
2018Q1 870 0.1 $7,644,768 1.2 $676 1.1
2018Q2 908 -1.4 $8,520,884 0.4 $722 1.8
2018Q3 880 -3.5 $7,575,352 1.4 $662 5.1
2018Q4 903 1.4 $8,165,231 3.4 $695 2.0
2019Q1 872 0.2 $7,906,576 3.4 $698 3.2
2019Q2 894 -1.6 $8,470,487 -0.6 $729 1.0
2019Q3 858 -2.5 $8,057,476 6.4 $722 9.1
2019Q4 847 -6.2 $8,094,547 -0.9 $735 5.7
2020Q1 845 -3.1 $8,041,680 1.7 $732 5.0
2020Q2 864 -3.4 $8,782,932 3.7 $782 7.3
2020Q3 822 -4.2 $7,647,000 -5.1 $716 -0.9
2020Q4 878 3.6 $8,904,400 10.0 $780 6.2
2021Q1 847 0.3 $7,865,369 -2.2 $714 -2.5
2021Q2 879 1.8 $9,229,300 5.1 $808 3.2
2021Q3 838 1.9 $8,163,935 6.8 $750 4.7
2021Q4 856 -2.5 $9,290,996 4.3 $835 7.0
2022Q1 838 -1.1 $8,609,292 9.5 $791 10.7
2022Q2 867 -1.4 $9,478,890 2.7 $841 4.1
2022Q3 812 -3.1 $8,110,017 -0.7 $768 2.5
2022Q4 832 -2.7 $8,922,676 -4.0 $825 -1.3
2023Q1 807 -3.7 $8,156,172 -5.3 $778 -1.6
2023Q2b 845 -2.5 $9,806,258 3.5 $892 6.1
2023Q3b 791 -2.6 $8,084,565 -0.3 $787 2.4
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 Niobrara County, 2001Q1-2023Q3


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