Wyoming Job Growth
There were 288,600 jobs in Wyoming in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 282,546 employed persons for the month. Wyoming lost 100 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 689 (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 12,200 jobs have been lost in Wyoming according to the employer survey. From a trough of 281,500 in December 2009, Wyoming has gained 7,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wyoming reached a maximum of 293,681 in August 2014. 11,135 jobs have been lost in Wyoming since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 279,766, Wyoming has added 2,780 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wyoming Employment History