Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 37,100 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 36,465 employed persons for the month. Casper added 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 65 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,100 +400 -2,200
CPS 36,465 +65 -1,226

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 41,991 for Casper in December 2014. 5,526 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 35,196, Casper has added 1,269 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 37,100 400 36,465 65
October 2020 36,700 500 36,400 948
September 2020 36,200 -100 35,452 -489
August 2020 36,300 300 35,941 -40
July 2020 36,000 -200 35,981 -72
June 2020 36,200 600 36,053 857
May 2020 35,600 200 35,196 -29
April 2020 35,400 -3,300 35,225 -2,418
March 2020 38,700 -100 37,643 -86
February 2020 38,800 -200 37,729 -13
January 2020 39,000 -200 37,742 182
December 2019 39,200 -100 37,560 -131