Department of Numbers

Wyoming Job Growth

There were 294,300 jobs in Wyoming in July 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 297,713 employed persons for the month. Wyoming added 2,700 jobs in July 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 844 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Wyoming job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 294,300 +2,700 +600
CPS 297,713 +844 +3,940

Wyoming Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Wyoming as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in Wyoming

CES employment peaked in October 2008 for Wyoming at 299,400. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey. From a trough of 279,300 in December 2009, Wyoming has gained 15,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Wyoming for July 2015 is at a new high of 297,713.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2015

Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2015 294,300 2,700 297,713 844
June 2015 291,600 -1,700 296,869 994
May 2015 293,300 -1,500 295,875 776
April 2015 294,800 -1,000 295,099 902
March 2015 295,800 -1,000 294,197 477
February 2015 296,800 1,000 293,720 142
January 2015 295,800 800 293,578 348
December 2014 295,000 2,000 293,230 -39
November 2014 293,000 -600 293,269 -75
October 2014 293,600 600 293,344 -114
September 2014 293,000 500 293,458 -152
August 2014 292,500 -1,200 293,610 -163