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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Nonfarm Worker Levels


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industry September
2018
August
2018
September
2017
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
TOTAL 71,200 73,600 69,900 -3.3% 1.9%
Total Private 59,800 63,400 58,600 -5.7% 2.1%
Goods Producing 8,300 8,400 8,100 -1.2% 2.5%
Service Providing 62,900 65,200 61,800 -3.5% 1.8%
Private Service Providing 51,500 55,000 50,500 -6.4% 2.0%
Mining/Logging/Construction 5,500 5,500 5,300 0.0% 3.8%
Manufacturing 2,800 2,900 2,800 -3.5% 0.0%
Trade/Transportation/Utilities 14,000 14,800 13,900 -5.4% 0.7%
   Wholesale Trade 2,500 2,500 2,400 0.0% 4.2%
   Retail Trade 9,600 10,300 9,600 -6.8% 0.0%
   Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 1,900 2,000 1,900 -5.0% 0.0%
Information 800 800 800 0.0% 0.0%
Financial Activities 4,000 4,000 4,000 0.0% 0.0%
Professional/Business Services 5,500 5,600 5,400 -1.8% 1.9%
Educational/Health Services 12,300 12,200 12,000 0.8% 2.5%
Leisure/Hospitality 11,400 14,000 11,000 -18.6% 3.6%
Other Services 3,500 3,600 3,400 -2.8% 2.9%
Government 11,400 10,200 11,300 11.8% 0.9%
Notes: 2018 data is preliminary and subject to revision. Data may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Produced in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Access historical Rapid City MSA nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
See the definition of the Rapid City MSA.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.