February 10, 2022
State adds almost 9000 jobs in third quarter
CASPER (WNE) — Wyoming reported sizable job growth over 2021, though it’s still behind where it was before the coronavirus pandemic.
From the third quarter of 2020 to the third quarter of 2021, Wyoming added 8967 jobs, according to data from the Department of Workforce Services. The state’s total payroll — that is, all the money people were paid across Wyoming — rose by $312.4 million, representing an increase of 9.8%.
Leisure and hospitality businesses experienced the biggest boom by far, adding 4632 jobs, for an overall growth ra...