Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 38,900 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,379 employed persons for the month. Casper added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 195 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,900 +100 +800
CPS 37,379 +195 -96

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 5,000 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,600 in November 2016, Casper has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,145 for Casper in February 2015. 4,766 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a November 2017 low of 36,513, Casper has added 866 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 38,900 100 37,379 195
January 2018 38,800 200 37,184 481
December 2017 38,600 100 36,703 190
November 2017 38,500 0 36,513 -325
October 2017 38,500 -400 36,838 -265
September 2017 38,900 -100 37,103 -179
August 2017 39,000 300 37,282 323
July 2017 38,700 0 36,959 58
June 2017 38,700 200 36,901 -249
May 2017 38,500 100 37,150 -561
April 2017 38,400 100 37,711 -99
March 2017 38,300 200 37,810 335