Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries April
2017
March 2017 April
2016
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 434,800 428,400 429,400 1.5% 1.3%
Total Private 354,300 347,900 349,900 1.8% 1.3%
Goods Producing 65,000 62,800 64,600 3.5% 0.6%
Service Providing 369,800 365,600 364,800 1.2% 1.4%
Private Service Providing 289,300 285,100 285,300 1.5% 1.4%
Mining/Logging/Construction 23,700 21,800 22,500 8.7% 5.3%
Mining and Logging 1,000 900 900 11.1% 11.1%
Construction 22,700 20,900 21,600 8.6% 5.1%
   Construction of Buildings 5,700 5,400 5,500 5.6% 3.6%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 3,800 3,100 3,400 22.6% 11.8%
   Speciality Trade Contractors 13,200 12,400 12,700 6.5% 3.9%
Manufacturing 41,300 41,000 42,100 0.7% -1.9%
   Durable Goods 26,700 26,400 27,800 1.1% -4.0%
   Non-Durable Goods 14,600 14,600 14,300 0.0% 2.1%
  Trade, Transportation & Utilities 87,800 87,300 87,800 0.6% 0.0%
   Wholesale Trade 21,600 21,100 21,300 2.4% 1.4%
   Retail Trade 52,900 52,800 53,200 0.2% -0.6%
   Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 13,300 13,400 13,300 -0.8% 0.0%
Information 5,900 5,900 5,800 0.0% 1.7%
Financial Activities 29,900 29,800 29,100 0.3% 2.8%
Professional Business Services 31,500 30,900 31,200 1.9% 1.0%
Education/Health Service 71,600 71,600 70,300 0.0% 1.9%
   Educational Services 7,800 7,900 7,800 -1.3% 0.0%
   Health Care/Social Assistance 63,800 63,700 62,500 0.2% 2.1%
      Hospitals 24,800 25,000 24,100 -0.8% 2.9%
Leisure/Hospitality 46,500 43,600 45,100 6.7% 3.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,100 16,000 16,000 0.6% 0.6%
Government 80,500 80,500 79,500 0.0% 1.3%
   Federal Government 11,600 11,700 11,200 -0.9% 3.6%
   State Goverment 19,100 19,000 18,900 0.5% 1.1%
State Education 10,200 10,200 10,000 0.0% 2.0%
   Local Government 49,800 49,800 49,400 0.0% 0.8%
Local Education 27,300 27,600 27,000 -1.1% 1.1%
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.