Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

 

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries September
2018
August
2018
September
2017
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 446,000 450,100 438,300 -0.9% 1.8%
Total Private 365,200 374,100 358,400 -2.4% 1.9%
Goods Producing 71,400 72,100 68,100 -1.0% 4.9%
Service Providing 374,600 378,000 370,200 -0.9% 1.2%
Private Service Providing 293,800 302,000 290,300 -2.7% 1.2%
Mining/Logging/Construction 26,500 26,900 24,700 -1.5% 7.3%
Mining and Logging 1,000 1,000 1,000 0.0% 0.0%
Construction 25,500 25,900 23,700 -1.5% 7.6%
  Construction of Buildings 6,100 6,300 5,900 -3.2% 3.4%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 4,600 4,600 4,100 0.0% 12.2%
  Speciality Trade Contractors 14,800 15,000 13,700 -1.3% 8.0%
Manufacturing 44,900 45,200 43,400 -0.7% 3.5%
  Durable Goods 28,700 29,100 27,700 -1.4% 3.6%
  Non-Durable Goods 16,200 16,100 15,700 0.6% 3.2%
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 86,300 88,200 86,500 -2.2% -0.2%
  Wholesale Trade 21,200 21,300 20,700 -0.5% 2.4%
  Retail Trade 50,900 52,700 52,400 -3.4% -2.9%
  Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 14,200 14,200 13,400 0.0% 6.0%
Information 5,600 5,800 5,700 -3.5% -1.8%
Financial Activities 29,500 29,500 29,300 0.0% 0.7%
Professional Business Services 33,700 34,300 31,200 -1.8% 8.0%
Education/Health Service 72,300 71,600 72,200 1.0% 0.1%
  Educational Services 7,400 6,300 7,500 17.5% -1.3%
  Health Care/Social Assistance 64,900 65,300 64,700 -0.6% 0.3%
    Hospitals 26,000 26,100 25,300 -0.4% 2.8%
Leisure/Hospitality 49,100 54,900 48,700 -10.6% 0.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 17,300 17,700 16,700 -2.3% 3.6%
Government 80,800 76,000 79,900 6.3% 1.1%
  Federal Government 11,600 11,500 11,400 0.9% 1.8%
  State Government 19,200 17,200 19,200 11.6% 0.0%
    State Education 10,100 7,700 10,100 31.2% 0.0%
  Local Government 50,000 47,300 49,300 5.7% 1.4%
    Local Education 26,600 21,500 26,100 23.7% 1.9%
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.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.