Area Workforce 2017-09-05T15:14:45+00:00

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
January 2017
Employment
January 2017
Unemployment
January 2017
Unemployment Rate January 2017

Sheridan County

16,2250

15,492

758

4.7

Statewide

301,965

287,426

14,539

4.8

**Source: Wyoming Dept. of Workforce Services, May 2017

Sheridan County Workforce Earnings

Mean Wage 10th Pct 25th Pct Median Wage 75th Pct 90th Pct
Sheridan County 45,475 20,670 26,573 37,305 53,514 77,073
State of Wyoming 47,652 19,945 26,878 39,388 59,753 81,175

**Source: Wyoming Dept of Workforce Services, March 2017.