Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries March
2018
February
2018
March
2017
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 431,100 428,500 425,600 0.6% 1.3%
Total Private 350,500 348,200 345,900 0.7% 1.3%
Goods Producing 65,300 64,400 62,700 1.4% 4.2%
Service Providing 365,800 364,100 362,900 0.5% 0.8%
Private Service Providing 285,200 283,800 283,200 0.5% 0.7%
Mining/Logging/Construction 21,100 20,700 20,500 1.9% 2.9%
Mining and Logging 800 800 900 0.0% -11.1%
Construction 20,300 19,900 19,600 2.0% 3.6%
  Construction of Buildings 5,000 4,900 5,100 2.0% -2.0%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 2,700 2,500 2,700 8.0% 0.0%
  Speciality Trade Contractors 12,600 12,500 11,800 0.8% 6.8%
Manufacturing 44,200 43,700 42,200 1.1% 4.7%
  Durable Goods 28,500 28,000 27,000 1.8% 5.6%
  Non-Durable Goods 15,700 15,700 15,200 0.0% 3.3%
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 85,600 85,500 85,900 0.1% -0.4%
  Wholesale Trade 20,800 20,500 20,900 1.5% -0.5%
  Retail Trade 51,700 51,600 52,000 0.2% -0.6%
  Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 13,100 13,400 13,000 -2.2% 0.8%
Information 5,600 5,700 5,700 -1.8% -1.8%
Financial Activities 29,600 29,400 29,000 0.7% 2.1%
Professional Business Services 31,700 31,800 30,900 -0.3% 2.6%
Education/Health Service 73,100 72,300 71,400 1.1% 2.4%
  Educational Services 7,700 7,500 7,800 2.7% -1.3%
  Health Care/Social Assistance 65,400 64,800 63,600 0.9% 2.8%
      Hospitals 25,600 25,400 25,000 0.8% 2.4%
Leisure/Hospitality 43,100 42,600 43,900 1.2% -1.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,500 16,500 16,400 0.0% 0.6%
Government 80,600 80,300 79,700 0.4% 1.1%
  Federal Government 11,100 11,100 11,300 0.0% -1.8%
  State Goverment 19,100 19,200 19,000 -0.5% 0.5%
State Education 10,300 10,300 10,200 0.0% 1.0%
  Local Government 50,400 50,000 49,400 0.8% 2.0%
Local Education 28,000 27,800 27,300 0.7% 2.6%
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 South Dakota nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
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