Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

 

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries May
2018
April
2018
May
2017
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 445,300 434,300 439,400 2.5% 1.3%
Total Private 363,000 353,100 358,100 2.8% 1.4%
Goods Producing 69,800 66,700 66,800 4.7% 4.5%
Service Providing 375,500 367,600 372,600 2.2% 0.8%
Private Service Providing 293,200 286,400 291,300 2.4% 0.7%
Mining/Logging/Construction 25,100 22,300 24,000 12.6% 4.6%
Mining and Logging 1,000 900 1,000 11.1% 0.0%
Construction 24,100 21,400 23,000 12.6% 4.8%
  Construction of Buildings 5,700 5,200 5,600 9.6% 1.8%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 4,100 3,300 3,900 24.2% 5.1%
  Speciality Trade Contractors 14,300 12,900 13,500 10.9% 5.9%
Manufacturing 44,700 44,400 42,800 0.7% 4.4%
  Durable Goods 28,900 28,700 27,500 0.7% 5.1%
  Non-Durable Goods 15,800 15,700 15,300 0.6% 3.3%
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 87,300 85,300 87,800 2.3% -0.6%
  Wholesale Trade 20,900 20,600 21,300 1.5% -1.9%
  Retail Trade 52,800 51,500 53,100 2.5% -0.6%
  Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 13,600 13,200 13,400 3.0% 1.5%
Information 5,800 5,600 5,800 3.6% 0.0%
Financial Activities 29,800 29,600 29,300 0.7% 1.7%
Professional Business Services 32,900 32,400 31,400 1.5% 4.8%
Education/Health Service 73,500 72,700 72,000 1.1% 2.1%
  Educational Services 7,600 7,500 7,800 1.3% -2.6%
  Health Care/Social Assistance 65,900 65,200 64,200 1.1% 2.7%
    Hospitals 25,800 25,600 25,100 0.8% 2.8%
Leisure/Hospitality 46,600 43,700 48,200 6.6% -3.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 17,300 17,100 16,800 1.2% 3.0%
Government 82,300 81,200 81,300 1.4% 1.2%
  Federal Government 11,400 11,300 11,400 0.9% 0.0%
  State Goverment 19,300 19,400 19,300 -0.5% 0.0%
    State Education 9,900 10,300 9,800 -3.9% 1.0%
  Local Government 51,600 50,500 50,600 2.2% 2.0%
    Local Education 27,800 27,900 27,100 -0.4% 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.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.