The principle industries in Big Horn County are bentonite mining, farming, sugar beet and bean processing, and tourism.
 

Annual Employment and Labor Force in Big Horn County 

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Employment 5448 5457 5050 5083 4919 4915 5055 5079 5170
Labor Force 5828 2840 5317 5339 5197 5183 5308 5326 5395






Source: Wyoming Housing Database Partnership

 

Average Wage per Job for Big Horn County and Wyoming

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Big Horn

22,780

23,679

24,756

25,612

27,744

27,893

28,756

29,242

30,775

Wyoming

23,872

24,681

25,561

26,602

27,810

28,838

29,797

31,219

33,069





Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Major Employers in the Lovell Area

BPM Minerals LLC                            Bentonite

ACC/CETCO                                     Bentonite

Georgia Pacific / Wallboard              Gypsum

GK Construction                               Mining / Hauling

North Big Horn Hospital                    Health Care

School District #1                             Education

School District #2                             Education

Western Sugar Company                 Sugar Beet Processing

Wyo Ben                                          Bentonite

Red Apple Supermarket                   Retail

 

Additional Workforce Links

Wyoming Wages & Benefits 2008      
http://doe.state.wy.us/LMI/OES_2008.pdf

Wyoming Department of Employment   
http://doe.state.wy.us

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services   
http://wyomingworkforce.org

Wyoming Self-Sufficiency Standard Calculator    
http://wyomingworkforce.org/resources/tools_sscalc.aspx

Wyoming Labor Market Information       
http://doe.state.wy.us/lmi/default.htm

Career Readiness Certificate Program 
http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/crc