Wyoming Job Growth
There were 278,000 jobs in Wyoming in January 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 287,642 employed persons for the month. Wyoming added 1,200 jobs in January 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,309 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Wyoming job growth compared to other states.
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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 299,800. Since then 21,800 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey. From a trough of 276,600 in November 2016, Wyoming has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wyoming reached a maximum of 294,189 in February 2015. 6,547 jobs have been lost in Wyoming since then according to the household survey. From a June 2016 low of 285,904, Wyoming has added 1,738 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wyoming Employment History