Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 39,700 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,793 employed persons for the month. Casper added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 250 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,700 +100 +900
CPS 37,793 +250 +438

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 44,000. Since then 4,300 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,700 in November 2016, Casper has gained 2,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,057 for Casper in January 2015. 4,264 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 36,382, Casper has added 1,411 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 39,700 100 37,793 250
January 2019 39,600 300 37,543 752
December 2018 39,300 300 36,791 -60
November 2018 39,000 200 36,851 187
October 2018 38,800 -100 36,664 282
September 2018 38,900 0 36,382 -262
August 2018 38,900 -300 36,644 -15
July 2018 39,200 300 36,659 -100
June 2018 38,900 -100 36,759 -306
May 2018 39,000 100 37,065 -214
April 2018 38,900 200 37,279 -224
March 2018 38,700 -100 37,503 148