Department of Numbers

Wyoming Job Growth

There were 284,600 jobs in Wyoming in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 280,487 employed persons for the month. Wyoming lost 1,000 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 796 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Wyoming job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 284,600 -1,000 +8,100
CPS 280,487 +796 +3,948

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 300,800. Since then 16,200 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey. From a trough of 263,000 in May 2020, Wyoming has gained 21,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Wyoming reached a maximum of 290,474 in December 2014. 9,987 jobs have been lost in Wyoming since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 272,632, Wyoming has added 7,855 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 284,600 -1,000 280,487 796
February 2022 285,600 2,500 279,691 628
January 2022 283,100 500 279,063 780
December 2021 282,600 900 278,283 31
November 2021 281,700 1,700 278,252 164
October 2021 280,000 1,800 278,088 438
September 2021 278,200 300 277,650 306
August 2021 277,900 0 277,344 134
July 2021 277,900 100 277,210 34
June 2021 277,800 400 277,176 73
May 2021 277,400 -100 277,103 223
April 2021 277,500 1,000 276,880 341