Wyoming Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Laramie County Wyoming, 3,461
County with the Most Employees: Natrona County Wyoming, 32,442
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Sweetwater County Wyoming, $1,170
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Park County Wyoming, 5.2%



Albany County Wyoming

Total Businesses1,2325.0% of state total
Total Employment9,7274.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63669.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services19816.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services1,90319.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places675.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,34113.8% of county employees



Big Horn County Wyoming

Total Businesses3891.6% of state total
Total Employment2,6351.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76583.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare6617.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction46917.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled4611.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1284.9% of county employees



Campbell County Wyoming

Total Businesses1,6996.8% of state total
Total Employment19,4429.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,103120.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction22713.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction5,81429.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining1378.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Coal mining4,04020.8% of county employees



Carbon County Wyoming

Total Businesses5982.4% of state total
Total Employment4,9352.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88096.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Accommodation and food services8714.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services1,12522.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places345.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4509.1% of county employees



Converse County Wyoming

Total Businesses5212.1% of state total
Total Employment4,0632.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$989108.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction6813.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction1,07126.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining438.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining40810.0% of county employees



Crook County Wyoming

Total Businesses2711.1% of state total
Total Employment1,6380.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80588.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5419.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction25115.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places176.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining1438.7% of county employees



Fremont County Wyoming

Total Businesses1,5836.4% of state total
Total Employment9,9724.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72479.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare37523.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,79918.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled22514.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8398.4% of county employees



Goshen County Wyoming

Total Businesses3921.6% of state total
Total Employment2,9731.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66472.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5113.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade39813.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places225.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2428.1% of county employees



Hot Springs County Wyoming

Total Businesses2210.9% of state total
Total Employment1,4140.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63369.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4419.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare26418.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2611.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1389.8% of county employees



Johnson County Wyoming

Total Businesses4471.8% of state total
Total Employment2,1731.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62868.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction6414.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services45721.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places224.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places26912.4% of county employees



Laramie County Wyoming

Total Businesses3,46113.9% of state total
Total Employment31,91515.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78686.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services52215.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade5,47817.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1444.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,23810.1% of county employees



Lincoln County Wyoming

Total Businesses7793.1% of state total
Total Employment4,4262.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$87696.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction18223.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction78517.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction536.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2916.6% of county employees



Natrona County Wyoming

Total Businesses3,43413.8% of state total
Total Employment32,44215.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$91099.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare50714.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare5,93818.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1975.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,8738.9% of county employees



Park County Wyoming

Total Businesses1,4405.8% of state total
Total Employment10,1894.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71578.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction21715.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services2,23922.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled704.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8758.6% of county employees



Platte County Wyoming

Total Businesses3581.4% of state total
Total Employment2,6561.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$89698.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5715.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services43116.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places226.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2509.4% of county employees



Sheridan County Wyoming

Total Businesses1,3385.4% of state total
Total Employment9,7594.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69576.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction20115.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,63716.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places554.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places99310.2% of county employees



Sublette County Wyoming

Total Businesses4831.9% of state total
Total Employment3,0101.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,151126.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction8517.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction94331.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining357.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining55618.5% of county employees



Sweetwater County Wyoming

Total Businesses1,5176.1% of state total
Total Employment17,7968.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,170128.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction18512.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction4,53225.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining1077.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining1,80910.2% of county employees



Teton County Wyoming

Total Businesses2,3109.3% of state total
Total Employment18,2988.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$84492.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services38516.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services7,21039.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction1355.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Hotels and motels except casino hotels4,61625.2% of county employees



Uinta County Wyoming

Total Businesses7022.8% of state total
Total Employment6,0192.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78385.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare10815.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,13518.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled385.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5028.3% of county employees



Washakie County Wyoming

Total Businesses4221.7% of state total
Total Employment2,7531.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77484.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare6314.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing45716.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled276.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1766.4% of county employees



Weston County Wyoming

Total Businesses2340.9% of state total
Total Employment1,4420.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70477.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3213.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade25017.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining156.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1117.7% of county employees






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