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Year in Review: 2017 Nonfarm Worker Trends
South Dakota’s total nonfarm employment rose in 2017. Check out our comparison of 2016 and 2017 nonfarm annual averages to learn more about specific industries in South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Trends in 2017.
Overview of South Dakota Labor Market
See an overview of the February labor market in South Dakota, including the estimated labor supply, labor force and nonfarm worker data.
Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy
Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators. The snapshot was recently enhanced to include comparative data for the month prior. Labor force data for the metro areas was also added.
Revised Labor Force Data Releases
Each year about this time, the Labor Market Information Center revises past labor force data through a process known as benchmarking. Users of past labor force data available through our virtual labor market data system should download the most current data available on or as soon as possible after the following dates to ensure they are using the most recent and accurate data available. Learn more about benchmarking on our Definitions page.
|Release Date||Labor Force Data Sets Being Revised|
|February 27, 2018||
Statewide not seasonally adjusted benchmarked data for 2010-2017
Statewide seasonally adjusted benchmarked data for 1990-2017
|April 20, 2018||Benchmarked data for all sub-state areas for 2010-2017|
Please note: an explanation of seasonal adjustment is also available on our Definitions page.
Latest Data Releases
View and print tables of the most current data available, including labor force, nonfarm wage and salaried worker levels by industry, annualized pay, activity levels of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and more.
Printable Labor Bulletin
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South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services
The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 job service offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest job service office.
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