Wyoming

  • Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy and infrequent use at the local level.

  • Prevailing Wage

    Yes; $25,000.

  • 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.

    Grants for New Positions – Helps fund training for new employees. Can provide between $1,000 and $4,000 per trainee per fiscal year, depending on the employee’s full-time status and wage amount. These grants were developed to assist Wyoming businesses in two ways:

    1. Wyoming Business Expansion

    2. New Business Recruitment

    Pre-Hiring Economic Development Grants – Focuses on creating a trained workforce for specific Wyoming industry. It is designed to train skilled workers in a particular business, businesses, or industry. Industry associations are eligible.

  • 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.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

4.5%.

Incidence Rate in Construction (2013)

5.4.

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

State plan covers private workplaces and state and local workplaces.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

6.3%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully illegal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage (2016)

7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

80%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.51%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

0.00%

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

8.6%