Wyoming Job Growth
There were 279,800 jobs in Wyoming in August 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 282,748 employed persons for the month. Wyoming lost 500 jobs in August 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 556 (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 299,400. Since then 19,600 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey. From a trough of 279,300 in December 2009, Wyoming has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wyoming reached a maximum of 294,784 in January 2015. 12,036 jobs have been lost in Wyoming since then according to the household survey. From a July 2016 low of 282,192, Wyoming has added 556 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wyoming Employment History