Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 37,700 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 36,502 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 336 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,700 -100 +300
CPS 36,502 -336 -1,007

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 6,200 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,600 in February 2017, Casper has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,145 for Casper in February 2015. 5,643 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 37,700 -100 36,502 -336
October 2017 37,800 -100 36,838 -265
September 2017 37,900 -500 37,103 -179
August 2017 38,400 600 37,282 323
July 2017 37,800 300 36,959 58
June 2017 37,500 0 36,901 -249
May 2017 37,500 -100 37,150 -561
April 2017 37,600 600 37,711 -99
March 2017 37,000 400 37,810 335
February 2017 36,600 -300 37,475 56
January 2017 36,900 -400 37,419 102
December 2016 37,300 -100 37,317 -192