Wyoming Manufacturing Facts

Manufacturers in Wyoming account for 5.39% of the total output in the state, employing 3.62% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $2.18 billion in 2019. In addition, there were an average of 10 manufacturing employees in Wyoming in 2020, with an average annual compensation of $75,323.36 in 2019.

Manufacturing Output and Firms

Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2019)
$2.18
(Percent share of total gross state product)
5.39%
Manufacturing Firms in Wyoming (2017)
547

Employment and Compensation

Manufacturing Employment (2020)
10
(Percent share of nonfarm employment)
3.62%
Average Annual Compensation (Manufacturing, 2019)
$75,323.36
(Nonfarm Businesses, 2019)
$42,150.03

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau

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Wyoming Export Facts

Manufacturers help to drive Wyoming’s economy, with $1.11 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2020. That same year, $0.50 billion in exports was with our free trade agreement (FTA) partners. This helps create jobs in the state, and 19.00% of its employment stemmed from exports in 2011. Small businesses comprised 74.00% percent of all exporters in Wyoming.

Manufacturing Exports

Manufactured Goods Exports ($billions, 2020)
$1.11
(Percent share of total goods exports)
95.03%
U.S. Jobs Supported by Goods Exports (2016)
4,579
Employment from Manufacturing Exports (Export share of manufacturing jobs, 2011)
19.00%
Small Business Share of Total Exporters (2015)
74.00%
Manufactured Goods to Free Trade Agreement Partners ($billions, 2020)
$0.50
(Percent of total exports, 2020)
45.45%
Canada
17.17%
Brazil
10.52%
Chile
9.51%
Indonesia
8.32%
Japan
5.38%

Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau

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Additional Trade Facts

  • The 20 U.S. FTA partners purchased 48.3% ($659.49 billion) of U.S. manufactured goods exports in 2019 – even though these countries represent only six percent of the world’s population and 10 percent of GDP.
  • FTA countries: Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Peru, Singapore and South Korea.