Wyoming Job Growth
There were 278,800 jobs in Wyoming in October 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 285,897 employed persons for the month. Wyoming lost 200 jobs in October 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,813 (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 20,600 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Wyoming reached a maximum of 294,784 in January 2015. 8,887 jobs have been lost in Wyoming since then according to the household survey. From a July 2016 low of 282,192, Wyoming has added 3,705 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wyoming Employment History