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Employment and Occupational Information in Wyoming



Snapshot of Employment in Wyoming in 2010
269,910
Total Employment
6.60 %
Unemployment Rate
$41,510
Average Annual Salary
  • #1 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages growth from the previous year.

  • #3 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #3 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #6 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among men.

  • #7 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate.

  • #7 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #8 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #9 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #10 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among women.

  • #9 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #25 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages.

  • #49 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment growth from the previous year.

  • #51 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment.

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Total Employment for Wyoming in 2010
Figure 1. Total Employment
Total Employment by Gender for Wyoming in 2010
Figure 2. Employment by Gender
Employment Percent Change for Wyoming in 2010 Figure 3. Employment Percent Change
Unemployment Rate for Wyoming in 2010 Figure 4. Unemployment Rate
Percent of Civilian Population (16 and above) in Employment in Wyoming in 2010 Figure 5. Percentage of Civilian Population in Employment


Wyoming
United States
Total Employment
269,910
127,097,160
Total Employment Amount Change from 2009 to 2010
-12,540
-3,550,450
Total Employment Percent Change from 2009 to 2010
-0.04 %
-0.03 %
Percent of Women Employed
60.90 %
53.60 %
Percent of Men Employed
70.90 %
58.50 %
Unemployment Rate
6.60 %
9.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Women
6.10 %
8.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Men
7.00 %
10.50 %
Table 1. Employment Information for Wyoming


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Salary Information for Wyoming
Annual Salary Distribution for Wyoming in 2010 Figure 6. Annual Salary Distribution
Hourly Wage Distribution for Wyoming in 2010 Figure 7. Hourly Wage Distribution
Average Annual Salary for Wyoming in 2010 Figure 8. Average Annual Salary
Average Hourly Wage for Wyoming in 2010 Figure 9. Average Hourly Wage
Wage Increase Percent for Wyoming in 2010 Figure 10. Average Annual Wage Percent Change


Wyoming
United States
Average Annual Salary
$41,510
$44,410
Average Hourly Wage
$19.96
$21.35
Average Annual Salary Change from 2009 to 2010
0.04 %
0.02 %
Table 2. Salary Information for Wyoming


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VIEW ALL WYOMING OCCUPATIONS HERE
HIGHEST PAYING OCCUPATIONS
1. Management Occupations: $81,110
2. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: $68,170
3. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: $66,640
4. Legal Occupations: $63,470
5. Business and Financial Operations Occupations: $59,790
Table 3. Highest Paying Wyoming Occupations

FASTEST GROWING SALARIES
1. Protective Service Occupations: 0.07 %
2. Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations: 0.07 %
3. Production Occupations: 0.07 %
4. Transportation and Material Moving Occupations: 0.05 %
5. Management Occupations: 0.05 %
Table 4. Wyoming Occupations with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR OCCUPATIONS
1. Office and Administrative Support Occupations: 13.78 %
2. Construction and Extraction Occupations: 12.09 %
3. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations: 8.55 %
4. Sales and Related Occupations: 8.42 %
5. Transportation and Material Moving Occupations: 8.17 %
Table 5. Popular Wyoming Occupations
(Percentage of Total Employment for the State)
FASTEST GROWING EMPLOYMENT
1. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 0.07 %
2. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: 0.03 %
3. Personal Care and Service Occupations: 0.02 %
4. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: 0.01 %
5. Community and Social Service Occupations: 0.01 %
Table 6. Wyoming Occupations with the Fastest Growing Employment


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Wyoming Industry Business Statistics Information
LARGEST EMPLOYMENT
1. Retail trade: 14.97%
2. Health care and social assistance: 13.38%
3. Accommodation and food services: 12.98%
4. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction: 11.38%
5. Construction: 10.6%
Table 7. Local Industries with the Largest Employment (2008)
LARGEST NUMER OF FIRMS
1. Construction: 3,071
2. Retail trade: 2,208
3. Professional, scientific, and technical services: 1,887
4. Other services (except public administration): 1,770
5. Health care and social assistance: 1,568
Table 8. Local Industries with the Largest Number of Registered Firms (2008)
HIGHEST EMPLOYMENT PER FIRM
1. Utilities: 57.19
2. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction: 33.36
3. Manufacturing: 19.92
4. Information: 19.63
5. Accommodation and food services: 19.01
Table 9. Local Industries with the Highest Number of Employees Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST ANNUAL PAYROLL PER FIRM
1. Utilities: $4,221,786
2. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction: $2,559,728
3. Management of companies and enterprises: $1,155,423
4. Manufacturing: $1,033,686
5. Health care and social assistance: $764,084
Table 10. Local Industries with the Highest Annual Payroll Per Firm (2008)


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Further Information on Employment and Occupations in Wyoming


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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor and U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce


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