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Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 39,600 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,621 employed persons for the month. Casper added 200 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 82 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,600 +200 +700
CPS 37,621 +82 +282

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 4,400 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,700 in November 2016, Casper has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,994 for Casper in December 2014. 4,373 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 37,133, Casper has added 488 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 39,600 200 37,621 82
March 2019 39,400 -100 37,539 119
February 2019 39,500 -100 37,420 146
January 2019 39,600 300 37,274 131
December 2018 39,300 300 37,143 10
November 2018 39,000 200 37,133 -1
October 2018 38,800 -100 37,134 -39
September 2018 38,900 0 37,173 -61
August 2018 38,900 -300 37,234 -69
July 2018 39,200 300 37,303 -44
June 2018 38,900 -100 37,347 -8
May 2018 39,000 100 37,355 16