Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 38,400 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 36,518 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 136 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,400 -200 -100
CPS 36,518 +136 -952

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 5,500 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,600 in November 2016, Casper has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,057 for Casper in January 2015. 5,539 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 36,382, Casper has added 136 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 38,400 -200 36,518 136
September 2018 38,600 -100 36,382 -262
August 2018 38,700 -300 36,644 -15
July 2018 39,000 -100 36,659 -100
June 2018 39,100 0 36,759 -306
May 2018 39,100 100 37,065 -214
April 2018 39,000 0 37,279 -224
March 2018 39,000 200 37,503 148
February 2018 38,800 0 37,355 81
January 2018 38,800 200 37,274 30
December 2017 38,600 100 37,244 -91
November 2017 38,500 0 37,335 -135