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

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Weston County, 2023Q3

Average Monthly Employment: 2,403

Total Wages: $28,970,454

Average Weekly Wage: $927

Published February 2024.

Table: Over-the-Year Change in Average Monthly Employment, Total Wages, and Average Weekly Wage in Weston County, WY, 2001Q1-2023Q3
Published February 2024.
Average Monthly Employment Total Wages Average Weekly Wage
Year/Quarter N % Change $ % Change $ % Change
2001Q1 2,121 $13,586,056   $493
2001Q2 2,242 $14,374,641   $493
2001Q3 2,210 $13,586,467   $473
2001Q4 2,270 $15,462,216   $524
2002Q1 2,209 4.2 $14,967,956 10.2 $521 5.8
2002Q2 2,290 2.2 $15,205,751 5.8 $511 3.5
2002Q3 2,271 2.7 $14,939,086 10.0 $506 7.0
2002Q4 2,236 -1.5 $14,502,788 -6.2 $499 -4.8
2003Q1 2,086 -5.6 $12,406,908 -17.1 $458 -12.2
2003Q2 2,201 -3.9 $13,583,708 -10.7 $475 -7.1
2003Q3 2,139 -5.8 $13,402,760 -10.3 $482 -4.8
2003Q4 2,179 -2.5 $14,361,432 -1.0 $507 1.6
2004Q1 2,096 0.5 $12,800,233 3.2 $470 2.6
2004Q2 2,189 -0.6 $13,975,727 2.9 $491 3.5
2004Q3 2,178 1.8 $13,944,651 4.0 $492 2.2
2004Q4 2,194 0.7 $14,353,097 -0.1 $503 -0.7
2005Q1 2,154 2.8 $13,622,152 6.4 $486 3.6
2005Q2 2,224 1.6 $14,524,131 3.9 $502 2.3
2005Q3 2,212 1.5 $14,056,477 0.8 $489 -0.7
2005Q4 2,267 3.3 $15,355,830 7.0 $521 3.5
2006Q1 2,155 0.0 $15,288,861 12.2 $546 12.2
2006Q2 2,192 -1.4 $15,630,729 7.6 $548 9.2
2006Q3 2,130 -3.7 $15,051,639 7.1 $543 11.2
2006Q4 2,182 -3.8 $16,636,483 8.3 $587 12.6
2007Q1 2,247 4.3 $18,023,157 17.9 $617 13.0
2007Q2 2,335 6.5 $18,970,461 21.4 $625 14.0
2007Q3 2,260 6.1 $17,782,588 18.1 $605 11.4
2007Q4 2,338 7.2 $20,554,836 23.6 $676 15.3
2008Q1 2,302 2.4 $19,699,808 9.3 $658 6.7
2008Q2 2,380 1.9 $20,916,763 10.3 $676 8.2
2008Q3 2,336 3.4 $20,357,851 14.5 $670 10.7
2008Q4 2,347 0.4 $20,503,576 -0.2 $672 -0.7
2009Q1 2,268 -1.5 $17,966,965 -8.8 $609 -7.4
2009Q2 2,277 -4.3 $18,694,700 -10.6 $632 -6.6
2009Q3 2,259 -3.3 $17,338,002 -14.8 $590 -11.9
2009Q4 2,271 -3.3 $19,303,592 -5.9 $654 -2.7
2010Q1 2,267 -0.1 $17,877,166 -0.5 $607 -0.4
2010Q2 2,352 3.3 $21,054,852 12.6 $689 9.0
2010Q3 2,273 0.6 $18,943,143 9.3 $641 8.6
2010Q4 2,324 2.3 $21,034,340 9.0 $696 6.5
2011Q1 2,206 -2.7 $18,038,746 0.9 $629 3.7
2011Q2 2,270 -3.5 $22,556,781 7.1 $764 11.0
2011Q3 2,254 -0.9 $19,168,312 1.2 $654 2.1
2011Q4 2,308 -0.7 $20,104,551 -4.4 $670 -3.8
2012Q1 2,187 -0.9 $19,411,654 7.6 $683 8.5
2012Q2 2,327 2.5 $21,341,882 -5.4 $706 -7.7
2012Q3 2,300 2.1 $19,936,171 4.0 $667 1.9
2012Q4 2,359 2.2 $21,237,497 5.6 $693 3.4
2013Q1 2,234 2.2 $20,742,253 6.9 $714 4.6
2013Q2 2,341 0.6 $20,878,472 -2.2 $686 -2.8
2013Q3 2,296 -0.2 $20,307,984 1.9 $680 2.0
2013Q4 2,364 0.2 $21,707,795 2.2 $706 2.0
2014Q1 2,282 2.1 $21,129,012 1.9 $712 -0.2
2014Q2 2,373 1.4 $22,189,768 6.3 $719 4.8
2014Q3 2,305 0.4 $21,262,226 4.7 $709 4.3
2014Q4 2,364 0.0 $22,626,331 4.2 $736 4.2
2015Q1 2,284 0.1 $21,893,738 3.6 $737 3.5
2015Q2 2,390 0.7 $21,865,348 -1.5 $704 -2.1
2015Q3 2,316 0.5 $21,703,362 2.1 $721 1.6
2015Q4 2,389 1.1 $24,955,128 10.3 $804 9.1
2016Q1 2,301 0.7 $20,510,592 -6.3 $686 -7.0
2016Q2 2,345 -1.9 $21,992,234 0.6 $721 2.5
2016Q3 2,304 -0.5 $21,208,709 -2.3 $708 -1.7
2016Q4 2,312 -3.2 $22,040,743 -11.7 $733 -8.7
2017Q1 2,231 -3.0 $20,183,367 -1.6 $696 1.5
2017Q2 2,233 -4.8 $22,377,480 1.8 $771 6.9
2017Q3 2,183 -5.3 $19,964,520 -5.9 $704 -0.6
2017Q4 2,239 -3.1 $22,925,001 4.0 $787 7.4
2018Q1 2,196 -1.6 $21,419,384 6.1 $750 7.8
2018Q2 2,292 2.7 $24,031,938 7.4 $806 4.6
2018Q3 2,251 3.1 $21,889,888 9.6 $748 6.3
2018Q4 2,337 4.3 $25,564,764 11.5 $842 6.9
2019Q1 2,316 5.5 $23,723,082 10.8 $788 5.0
2019Q2 2,382 3.9 $25,616,247 6.6 $827 2.6
2019Q3 2,310 2.6 $24,243,711 10.8 $807 7.9
2019Q4 2,372 1.5 $26,276,205 2.8 $852 1.3
2020Q1 2,322 0.3 $24,564,523 3.5 $814 3.3
2020Q2 2,202 -7.5 $25,631,694 0.1 $895 8.2
2020Q3 2,210 -4.3 $23,171,309 -4.4 $807 -0.1
2020Q4 2,351 -0.9 $30,027,660 14.3 $983 15.3
2021Q1 2,252 -3.0 $23,089,774 -6.0 $789 -3.1
2021Q2 2,321 5.4 $25,555,171 -0.3 $847 -5.4
2021Q3 2,284 3.4 $24,240,719 4.6 $816 1.2
2021Q4 2,303 -2.0 $27,257,262 -9.2 $910 -7.4
2022Q1 2,261 0.4 $25,453,654 10.2 $866 9.8
2022Q2 2,392 3.1 $28,889,164 13.0 $929 9.7
2022Q3 2,350 2.9 $28,444,571 17.3 $931 14.1
2022Q4 2,399 4.2 $29,642,347 8.8 $950 4.4
2023Q1 2,353 4.1 $30,240,051 18.8 $989 14.2
2023Q2b 2,429 1.5 $29,646,472 2.6 $939 1.1
2023Q3b 2,403 2.3 $28,970,454 1.8 $927 -0.4
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 Weston County, 2001Q1-2023Q3


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