Sheridan’s workforce is stable, with an average age of 41.5. The workforce is characterized by a mature, stable population with a strong work ethic and low unemployment rate.

Approximately 16.83% of Sheridan’s workforce has obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher, with 88.15% having a high school diploma.  Many of Sheridan’s labor force is under employed.

Workforce Availability

Labor Force
September 2016
Employment
September 2016
Unemployment
September 2016
Unemployment Rate September 2016

Sheridan County

16,192

15,583

609

3.8

Statewide

300,970

286,995

13,975

4.6

**Source: Wyoming Dept. of Workforce Services, November 2016

Sheridan County Workforce Earnings

Mean Wage 10th Pct 25th Pct Median Wage 75th Pct 90th Pct
Sheridan County 45,511 20,584 27,031 37,664 55,058 75,471
State of Wyoming 46,199 19,361 26,125 38,843 58,706 78,488

**Source: Wyoming Dept of Workforce Services, September 2015.