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Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 37,000 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,818 employed persons for the month. Casper added 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 343 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,000 +400 -2,700
CPS 37,818 +343 -1,131

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Casper, Wyoming Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Casper 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 for Casper, Wyoming

CES employment for Casper peaked in February 2015 at 43,900. Since then 6,900 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,600 in February 2017, Casper has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,145 for Casper in February 2015. 4,327 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 37,317, Casper has added 501 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 37,000 400 37,818 343
February 2017 36,600 -300 37,475 56
January 2017 36,900 -400 37,419 102
December 2016 37,300 -100 37,317 -192
November 2016 37,400 -200 37,509 -273
October 2016 37,600 -600 37,782 -212
September 2016 38,200 -600 37,994 -33
August 2016 38,800 300 38,027 3
July 2016 38,500 -600 38,024 -196
June 2016 39,100 -100 38,220 -292
May 2016 39,200 -400 38,512 -239
April 2016 39,600 -100 38,751 -198