Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

 

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries May
2017
April
2017
May
2016
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 441,900 434,200 436,700 1.8% 1.2%
Total Private 360,400 353,600 356,500 1.9% 1.1%
Goods Producing 65,900 65,000 66,500 1.4% -0.9%
Service Providing 376,000 369,200 370,200 1.8% 1.6%
Private Service Providing 294,500 288,600 290,000 2.0% 1.6%
Mining/Logging/Construction 24,600 23,700 24,300 3.8% 1.2%
Mining and Logging 1,100 1,000 1,000 10.0% 10.0%
Construction 23,500 22,700 23,300 3.5% 0.9%
   Construction of Buildings 5,900 5,700 5,800 3.5% 1.7%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 4,400 3,800 4,000 15.8% 10.0%
   Speciality Trade Contractors 13,200 13,200 13,500 0.0% -2.2%
Manufacturing 41,300 41,300 42,200 0.0% -2.1%
   Durable Goods 26,700 26,700 27,900 0.0% -4.3%
   Non-Durable Goods 14,600 14,600 14,300 0.0% 2.1%
  Trade, Transportation & Utilities 89,100 87,800 89,000 1.5% 0.1%
   Wholesale Trade 22,000 21,700 21,500 1.4% 2.3%
   Retail Trade 53,700 52,900 54,000 1.5% -0.6%
   Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 13,400 13,200 13,500 1.5% -0.7%
Information 5,900 5,900 5,800 0.0% 1.7%
Financial Activities 30,100 29,800 29,300 1.0% 2.7%
Professional Business Services 31,700 31,400 31,500 1.0% 0.6%
Education/Health Service 71,700 71,500 70,700 0.3% 1.4%
   Educational Services 7,900 7,800 7,900 1.3% 0.0%
   Health Care/Social Assistance 63,800 63,700 62,800 0.2% 1.6%
      Hospitals 25,000 24,800 24,100 0.8% 3.7%
Leisure/Hospitality 49,700 46,200 47,600 7.6% 4.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,300 16,000 16,100 1.9% 1.2%
Government 81,500 80,600 80,200 1.1% 1.6%
   Federal Government 11,800 11,600 11,300 1.7% 4.4%
   State Goverment 18,900 19,200 18,600 -1.6% 1.6%
State Education 9,900 10,200 9,800 -2.9% 1.0%
   Local Government 50,800 49,800 50,300 2.0% 1.0%
Local Education 27,200 27,300 26,800 -0.4% 1.5%
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.