County sees wage and employment increases


August 24, 2023

Crook County saw a 14.1% jump in wages between the first quarters of 2022 and 2023, according to the latest figures from the Wyoming Department of Revenue.

The average weekly wage for Crook County employees rose from $898 to $1025 during that time, an increase of 14.1%.

Growth was higher in state government at 16.4% and private industry at 16.1%. Wages grew less in federal government (13.7%) and local government (6.6%).

The largest increases in the private sector were in professional and technical services at 27%, mining at 21.9%, real estate at 20%, manufacturing at 19.9%, construction at...

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