Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries September
2017
August
2017
September
2016
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 439,000 444,300 436,600 -1.2% 0.6%
Total Private 357,800 367,900 357,400 -2.8% 0.1%
Goods Producing 66,900 67,600 67,500 -1.0% -0.9%
Service Providing 372,100 376,700 369,100 -1.2% 0.8%
Private Service Providing 290,900 300,300 289,900 -3.1% 0.3%
Mining/Logging/Construction 25,000 25,700 25,700 -2.7% -2.7%
Mining and Logging 1,100 1,100 1,000 0.0% 10.0%
Construction 23,900 24,600 24,700 -2.9% -3.2%
   Construction of Buildings 6,100 6,300 6,200 -3.2% -1.6%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 4,500 4,500 4,800 0.0% -6.3%
   Speciality Trade Contractors 13,300 13,800 13,700 -3.6% -2.9%
Manufacturing 41,900 41,900 41,800 0.0% 0.2%
   Durable Goods 27,000 27,000 27,200 0.0% -0.7%
   Non-Durable Goods 14,900 14,900 14,600 0.0% 2.1%
  Trade, Transportation & Utilities 87,300 89,100 87,700 -2.0% -0.5%
   Wholesale Trade 21,100 21,700 20,900 -2.8% 1.0%
   Retail Trade 52,200 53,600 53,400 -2.6% -2.3%
   Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 14,000 13,800 13,400 1.5% 4.5%
Information 5,900 6,100 5,700 -3.3% 3.5%
Financial Activities 29,800 30,300 29,400 -1.7% 1.4%
Professional Business Services 31,200 31,900 31,300 -2.2% -0.3%
Education/Health Service 71,300 70,800 70,800 0.7% 0.7%
   Educational Services 7,600 6,600 7,500 15.2% 1.3%
   Health Care/Social Assistance 63,700 64,200 63,300 -0.8% 0.6%
      Hospitals 24,900 25,200 24,600 -1.2% 1.2%
Leisure/Hospitality 49,200 55,200 49,000 -10.9% 0.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,200 16,900 16,000 -4.1% 1.3%
Government 81,200 76,400 79,200 6.3% 2.5%
   Federal Government 12,000 11,900 11,500 0.8% 4.4%
   State Goverment 19,400 17,200 19,400 12.8% 0.0%
State Education 10,100 7,700 10,000 31.2% 1.0%
   Local Government 49,800 47,300 48,300 5.3% 3.1%
Local Education 26,100 21,000 25,400 24.3% 2.8%
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 South Dakota nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.