Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 37,800 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,191 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 0 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 52 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,800 0 +500
CPS 37,191 +52 +232

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 6,200 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,300 in May 2020, Casper has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,555 for Casper in January 2015. 4,364 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a February 2021 low of 36,260, Casper has added 931 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 37,800 0 37,191 52
August 2022 37,800 0 37,139 -19
July 2022 37,800 0 37,158 -101
June 2022 37,800 -200 37,259 -2
May 2022 38,000 100 37,261 -60
April 2022 37,900 -300 37,321 4
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