Wyoming Monthly Employment Statistics
- 278,068 employed workers
- 10,388 unemployed workers
- 3.6% unemployment rate
The total employment for Wyoming is 290,200, which is 200 greater than last month, an increase of 0.07%. The total employment a year ago was 285,400, which is 4,800 lower than today. Employment has increased by 1.68% in the last year. Last months' employment total was revised from 290,000 to 290,800. This revision is a change of 0.28% from the preliminary numbers.
The Trade, Transport and Utilities sectors are the leading employers in Wyoming. There are 54,200 employees in the sector. Last month the sector had 53,900 employees last month, an increase of 300 (0.56%). Last year the sector had 52,000 employees last year, an increase of 2,200 (4.23%).
The chart below illustrates the total monthly employment:
In the month of July, 2019 the average hours worked was 42.7, this was a decrease from last month, which averaged 42.7 hours. This represents a change of 0.0%. Average hourly wages for the month were $25.16 per hour, which translates to $1.00 per week. Hourly wages decreased over the last month from $25.18 per hour a decrease of 0.1%. Weekly wages decreased over the last month from $1.00 per week a decrease of 0.0%.
A year ago, the average hours worked was 41.4 hourse per week, which is an increase of 3.1%. Hourly wages have increased over the last year from $24.07 per hour, an increase of 4.5%. Weekly wages have increased over the last year from $996.50 per week, an increase of 99.9%.
The chart below illustrates the average monthly wages:
The unemployment rate increased in July, 2019 from 3.5% to this months' 3.6%. A year ago the unemployment rate was 4.1%, 0.5% lower today. The total workforce in July, 2019 was 288,456, which is 0.0% lower than last months 288,558 and is 0.0% lower than last months 289,483. The total number of unemployed in Wyoming is 10,388 as compared to the revised figure from last month of 10,067 and 11,914 unemployed a year ago.
The chart below illustrates the change in the unemployment rate over the last year in Wyoming:
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