Department of Numbers

Wyoming Job Growth

There were 293,100 jobs in Wyoming in February 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 296,952 employed persons for the month. Wyoming lost 800 jobs in February 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,639 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Wyoming job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 293,100 -800 +3,300
CPS 296,952 +1,639 +5,515

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 6,300 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey. From a trough of 279,000 in January 2010, Wyoming has gained 14,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Wyoming for February 2014 is at a new high of 296,952.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2014

Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2014 293,100 -800 296,952 1,639
January 2014 293,900 1,000 295,313 1,978
December 2013 292,900 -200 293,335 410
November 2013 293,100 1,200 292,925 378
October 2013 291,900 3,000 292,547 353
September 2013 288,900 -1,600 292,194 235
August 2013 290,500 0 291,959 69
July 2013 290,500 0 291,890 -74
June 2013 290,500 500 291,964 -68
May 2013 290,000 -200 292,032 74
April 2013 290,200 300 291,958 239
March 2013 289,900 100 291,719 282
February 2013 289,800 -300 291,437 290