Wyoming Job Growth
There were 272,600 jobs in Wyoming in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 280,238 employed persons for the month. Wyoming lost 400 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 4 (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 300,800. Since then 28,200 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey. From a trough of 262,100 in May 2020, Wyoming has gained 10,499 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wyoming reached a maximum of 290,474 in December 2014. 10,236 jobs have been lost in Wyoming since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 274,922, Wyoming has added 5,316 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wyoming Employment History