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

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Platte County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 3,278

Total Wages: $41,061,589

Average Weekly Wage: $964

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Platte County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 3,034 $18,872,382   $478
2001Q2 3,455 $23,243,675   $517
2001Q3 3,296 $19,596,683   $457
2001Q4 3,185 $20,087,247   $485
2002Q1 3,139 3.5 $19,803,769 4.9 $485 1.4
2002Q2 3,594 4.0 $25,139,066 8.2 $538 4.0
2002Q3 3,331 1.1 $21,135,378 7.9 $488 6.7
2002Q4 3,265 2.5 $21,592,365 7.5 $509 4.8
2003Q1 3,131 -0.3 $20,691,998 4.5 $508 4.8
2003Q2 3,349 -6.8 $23,907,747 -4.9 $549 2.1
2003Q3 3,312 -0.6 $21,729,237 2.8 $505 3.4
2003Q4 3,284 0.6 $22,518,118 4.3 $527 3.7
2004Q1 3,185 1.7 $21,346,893 3.2 $516 1.4
2004Q2 3,485 4.1 $25,511,865 6.7 $563 2.5
2004Q3 3,304 -0.3 $24,145,853 11.1 $562 11.4
2004Q4 3,291 0.2 $24,429,561 8.5 $571 8.3
2005Q1 3,237 1.6 $21,683,017 1.6 $515 0.0
2005Q2 3,503 0.5 $27,213,173 6.7 $598 6.1
2005Q3 3,269 -1.0 $23,703,499 -1.8 $558 -0.8
2005Q4 3,304 0.4 $25,428,256 4.1 $592 3.7
2006Q1 3,281 1.4 $22,992,996 6.0 $539 4.6
2006Q2 3,557 1.5 $29,366,200 7.9 $635 6.3
2006Q3 3,309 1.2 $23,689,206 -0.1 $551 -1.3
2006Q4 3,377 2.2 $26,395,547 3.8 $601 1.6
2007Q1 3,313 1.0 $25,521,292 11.0 $593 9.9
2007Q2 3,546 -0.3 $31,389,367 6.9 $681 7.2
2007Q3 3,282 -0.8 $24,727,714 4.4 $580 5.3
2007Q4 3,397 0.6 $27,768,006 5.2 $629 4.6
2008Q1 3,307 -0.2 $25,515,307 0.0 $593 0.1
2008Q2 3,554 0.2 $32,918,273 4.9 $712 4.6
2008Q3 3,251 -1.0 $25,750,825 4.1 $609 5.1
2008Q4 3,326 -2.1 $29,798,167 7.3 $689 9.6
2009Q1 3,297 -0.3 $26,698,899 4.6 $623 5.0
2009Q2 3,676 3.4 $36,351,652 10.4 $761 6.8
2009Q3 3,337 2.7 $26,905,911 4.5 $620 1.8
2009Q4 3,342 0.5 $30,471,665 2.3 $701 1.8
2010Q1 3,401 3.2 $28,556,700 7.0 $646 3.7
2010Q2 3,762 2.3 $40,477,993 11.4 $828 8.8
2010Q3 3,410 2.2 $29,406,545 9.3 $663 7.0
2010Q4 3,459 3.5 $33,438,016 9.7 $744 6.0
2011Q1 3,463 1.8 $31,186,552 9.2 $693 7.3
2011Q2 3,772 0.3 $41,405,959 2.3 $844 2.0
2011Q3 3,403 -0.2 $32,324,389 9.9 $731 10.2
2011Q4 3,416 -1.3 $32,520,907 -2.7 $732 -1.5
2012Q1 3,384 -2.3 $31,864,011 2.2 $724 4.5
2012Q2 3,704 -1.8 $40,901,347 -1.2 $849 0.6
2012Q3 3,242 -4.7 $29,980,952 -7.2 $711 -2.7
2012Q4 3,350 -1.9 $31,793,848 -2.2 $730 -0.3
2013Q1 3,391 0.2 $32,322,741 1.4 $733 1.2
2013Q2 3,773 1.9 $42,785,879 4.6 $872 2.7
2013Q3 3,455 6.6 $33,498,615 11.7 $746 4.8
2013Q4 3,426 2.2 $33,779,471 6.2 $759 3.9
2014Q1 3,364 -0.8 $33,619,063 4.0 $769 4.8
2014Q2 3,889 3.1 $44,574,010 4.2 $882 1.1
2014Q3 3,458 0.1 $36,053,459 7.6 $802 7.5
2014Q4 3,526 2.9 $36,929,016 9.3 $806 6.2
2015Q1 3,612 7.4 $37,870,232 12.6 $807 4.9
2015Q2 3,862 -0.7 $45,810,156 2.8 $912 3.5
2015Q3 3,728 7.8 $40,352,598 11.9 $833 3.8
2015Q4 3,567 1.2 $39,596,253 7.2 $854 6.0
2016Q1 3,388 -6.2 $34,644,459 -8.5 $787 -2.5
2016Q2 3,644 -5.7 $41,409,870 -9.6 $874 -4.2
2016Q3 3,402 -8.7 $36,442,258 -9.7 $824 -1.1
2016Q4 3,462 -2.9 $37,598,734 -5.0 $835 -2.2
2017Q1 3,365 -0.7 $35,219,268 1.7 $805 2.4
2017Q2 3,696 1.4 $43,419,727 4.9 $904 3.4
2017Q3 3,575 5.1 $38,655,924 6.1 $832 0.9
2017Q4 3,589 3.7 $41,287,979 9.8 $885 5.9
2018Q1 3,416 1.5 $36,587,005 3.9 $824 2.3
2018Q2 3,739 1.2 $44,267,463 2.0 $911 0.8
2018Q3 3,667 2.6 $43,908,402 13.6 $921 10.8
2018Q4 3,622 0.9 $44,520,160 7.8 $946 6.9
2019Q1 3,649 6.8 $46,360,774 26.7 $977 18.6
2019Q2 3,731 -0.2 $46,124,910 4.2 $951 4.4
2019Q3 3,436 -6.3 $37,038,599 -15.6 $829 -10.0
2019Q4 3,438 -5.1 $40,682,981 -8.6 $910 -3.7
2020Q1 3,419 -6.3 $37,261,340 -19.6 $838 -14.2
2020Q2 3,417 -8.4 $39,711,148 -13.9 $894 -6.0
2020Q3 3,364 -2.1 $36,359,401 -1.8 $831 0.2
2020Q4 3,391 -1.3 $40,940,020 0.6 $929 2.0
2021Q1 3,310 -3.2 $35,421,523 -4.9 $823 -1.8
2021Q2 3,468 1.5 $39,390,120 -0.8 $874 -2.3
2021Q3 3,338 -0.8 $38,046,161 4.6 $877 5.5
2021Q4 3,359 -1.0 $43,581,892 6.5 $998 7.5
2022Q1 3,289 -0.6 $37,427,121 5.7 $875 6.3
2022Q2 3,506 1.1 $45,058,185 14.4 $989 13.1
2022Q3 3,352 0.4 $41,636,565 9.4 $955 9.0
2022Q4 3,366 0.2 $42,482,731 -2.5 $971 -2.7
2023Q1 3,273 -0.5 $41,609,219 11.2 $978 11.7
2023Q2b 3,334 -4.9 $41,753,309 -7.3 $963 -2.5
2023Q3b 3,278 -2.2 $41,061,589 -1.4 $964 0.8
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 Platte County, 2001Q1-2023Q3


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