Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 37,100 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,646 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 200 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 74 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,100 -200 +300
CPS 37,646 -74 -334

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 6,900 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,400 in April 2020, Casper has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,541 for Casper in January 2015. 3,895 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 36,365, Casper has added 1,281 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 37,100 -200 37,646 -74
October 2021 37,300 200 37,720 -154
September 2021 37,100 300 37,874 -94
August 2021 36,800 -200 37,968 -59
July 2021 37,000 -100 38,027 -38
June 2021 37,100 200 38,065 -45
May 2021 36,900 -600 38,110 -111
April 2021 37,500 600 38,221 855
March 2021 36,900 300 37,366 -53
February 2021 36,600 100 37,419 -84
January 2021 36,500 -400 37,503 -1
December 2020 36,900 100 37,504 -476