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Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 37,900 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,325 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,900 -300 +800
CPS 37,325 +8 +960

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 6,100 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,300 in May 2020, Casper has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,555 for Casper in January 2015. 4,230 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a February 2021 low of 36,260, Casper has added 1,065 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 37,900 -300 37,325 8
March 2022 38,200 200 37,317 14
February 2022 38,000 500 37,303 83
January 2022 37,500 -200 37,220 139
December 2021 37,700 0 37,081 -11
November 2021 37,700 200 37,092 20
October 2021 37,500 200 37,072 113
September 2021 37,300 100 36,959 138
August 2021 37,200 -200 36,821 137
July 2021 37,400 100 36,684 125
June 2021 37,300 100 36,559 99
May 2021 37,200 100 36,460 95