Wyoming

  • Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy and infrequent use at the local level.

  • Prevailing Wage

    Yes; $100,000.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    No statute authorizes or prohibits P3s on public construction projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Business Training Grants for Existing Positions – Provides up to $2,000 per trainee per fiscal year for established Wyoming businesses with existing employees who need a skill upgrade or retraining in their current occupations.

    Business Training Grants for New Positions – Provide between $1,000 to $4,000 per trainee per fiscal year depending on the employee’s full-time status and wage amount. Grants for New Positions were developed to assist Wyoming businesses in two ways: Wyoming business expansion and new business recruitment.

    Pre-Hiring Economic Development Grant Program – Designed to train skilled workers in a particular business, businesses or industry. Entities eligible to apply for the grant includes a business, group of businesses, or an industry with a need for workers.

     

  • Career and Technical Education

    96% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Wyoming does not recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • 5-Year Average Job Growth Rate (2011-16)

    0.6%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Wyoming

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

PrivateNo law in place.
Public: 45 days after invoice.
Subs: No law in place for public or private projects.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

5.7%.

Incidence Rate in Construction (2013)

4.7

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

State plan covers private workplaces and state and local workplaces.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

4.3%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully illegal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage (2016)

7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

73%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.76%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

0.00%

Capital Spending % As Share of Total State Spending (2013)

8.6%