Labor Statistics

Labor Statistics (Dept. of Employment 2002)

Industry # of Firms # of Employees Avg. Weekly Wage Annual Salary
Agriculture 7
29
$408
$21,207
Mining 33
584
$2,261
$65,553
Construction 92
987
$772
$40,157
Manufacturing 33
295
$604
$31,397
Wholesale Trade 35
139
$779
$40,487
Retail Trade 91
1313
$288
$14,973
Fin. & Insurance 25
93
$536
$27,870
Real Estate 32
139
$483
$25,136
Health Care 60
1037
$400
$20,821
Local Gov't 17
1429
$492
$25,561
State Gov't 21
584
$568
$29,531
Federal Gov't 14
88
$723
$37,581

Major Employers in Uinta County


  • 2001-02 State Operating Cost per Average Daily Membership: $8,168
  • 2001-2002 Uinta County Cost per Average Daily membership:
Company Employees Industry
UCSD#1, 4, 6 890 Education
Wyoming State Hospital 400 Mental Health
Wal-Mart 300 Retail Store
Mountain Regional 250 Mental Health
Evanston Regional Hosp. 200 Health Care
Amoco Production 200 Oil/Gas
Uinta County Government 190 Government
Union Telephone 150 Telephone
Chevron 120 Oil/Gas
Union Tank Car 65 Rail Car Repair
Carbon Fiber Tech 30 Carbon Fiber
Silver Eagle 26 Oil/Gas

Several Trona mines are located in Sweetwater County. They are a major employer for Uinta County, especially in Bridger Valley.