Driving north from Colorado into Wyoming, you cannot help but notice the massive wind turbines in the distance, a sign that Wyoming jobs include environmental technologies. The number of environment jobs Wyoming has to offer is booming, from specialists on military bases to positions with the Department of the Interior, engineering firms, and industrial companies. Currently, though real estate and manufacturing join mining and extraction of natural resources such as oil, gas and coal as the main industries in this state.
Wyoming' s most populous city and its capital, Cheyenne' s population in 2014 was almost 65,000 and growing. Cheyenne Wyoming salary numbers add up to around $60,000 median household earnings, similar to statewide values, and median house prices are just over $200,000. Work includes state of Wyoming positions in government, agriculture and administration, and federal jobs emphasize agricultural regulations and services.
Jobs in Yellowstone National Park range from cooks and service staff to botanists and park rangers, many of which are year-round federal jobs. Work for college students is abundant, though students should apply early for their preferred positions. Internships, research jobs and volunteer positions are also available, especially for the summer season. The Wyoming Office of Tourism hires marketing professionals to help promote the state. Resort workers are needed during summers at Grand Teton and winters at Jackson Holeat many other lodges, resorts and other facilities offering access to backcountry skiing, hiking and camping, rock climbing, and simply relaxing and enjoying the view.
State, federal, nonprofit and industrial jobs in environmental research and policy are available throughout Wyoming. The State Department of Environmental Quality hires scientists and other staff in Cheyenne and throughout the state, dealing with abandoned mines, water and air quality, hazardous waste, and other environmental concerns. Environmental science graduates can find jobs at private companies and with regional consulting firms specializing in environmental research and compliance.
The sparsely populated and breathtaking state of Wyoming offers work to those who want to help others enjoy the state, those who help protect it, and to those who provide needed services to local residents. Military bases and services for military retirees offer civilian federal jobs.