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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Nonfarm Worker Levels


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industry September
2017
August
2017
September
2016
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
TOTAL 69,100 72,600 68,200 -4.8% 1.3%
Total Private 57,900 62,600 57,400 -7.5% 0.9%
Goods Producing 8,100 8,200 7,900 -1.2% 2.5%
Service Providing 61,000 64,400 60,300 -5.3% 1.2%
Private Service Providing 49,800 54,400 49,500 -8.5% 0.6%
Mining/Logging/Construction 5,100 5,200 5,100 -1.9% 0.0%
Manufacturing 3,000 3,000 2,800 0.0% 7.1%
Trade/Transportation/Utilities 13,800 14,500 13,900 -4.8% -0.7%
   Wholesale Trade 2,500 2,600 2,400 -3.9% 4.2%
   Retail Trade 9,400 10,100 9,700 -6.9% -3.1%
   Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 1,900 1,800 1,800 5.6% 5.6%
Information 900 900 900 0.0% 0.0%
Financial Activities 4,000 4,100 4,000 -2.4% 0.0%
Professional/Business Services 5,200 5,300 5,200 -1.9% 0.0%
Educational/Health Services 11,600 11,600 11,400 0.0% 1.8%
Leisure/Hospitality 11,200 14,800 11,000 -24.3% 1.8%
Other Services 3,100 3,200 3,100 -3.1% 0.0%
Government 11,200 10,000 10,800 12.0% 3.7%
Notes: 2017 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.