(Wyoming) — According to our partners at Bootstrapped
, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
(WDWS) published last week the 2015 second quarter numbers for jobs and
They revealed that the higher paying jobs around the state are where the
most jobs are being lost, which is not surprising to anyone who has
experienced a layoff.
In that report was a breakdown of average wages by county.
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As you can see, Sheridan County gained 215 jobs and $4.3 million in wages
the last part of 2015.
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Above, you can see that the largest job losses are occurring in counties
with heavy industry workforce. In Campbell County, losses occurred in
mining (including oil & gas), construction, professional, scientific, &
technical services and transportation.
According to the WDWS, the average weekly wage in mining was $1,534.
The full report can be found here
*Coal train photo provided by Flickr User Kimon Berlin / Pitchengine