Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Occupational Employment Projections

South Dakota Employment Projections
for Occupations with Higher-than-Average Projected Demand
and Which Typically Require Bachelor's Degree
2010 - 2020
SOC* Code Occupational Title 2010 Workers 2020 Workers Numeric Change Percent Change Avg. Annual Openings
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, except Special Education 4,585 5,095 510 11.1% 152
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 4,295 4,705 410 9.5% 133
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, except Special and Career/Technical Education 3,650 3,710 60 1.6% 106
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, except Special and Career/Technical Education 2,215 2,460 245 11.1% 73
13-1111 Management Analysts 2,010 2,275 265 13.2% 59
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,415 1,705 290 20.5% 53
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 1,435 1,600 165 11.5% 50
21-1021 Child, Family and School Social Workers 1,565 1,675 110 7.0% 48
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 1,065 1,185 120 11.3% 40
21-2011 Clergy 1,780 1,855 75 4.2% 38
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary School 695 795 100 14.4% 30
13-1041 Compliance Officers 930 1,110 180 19.4% 29
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications 760 960 200 26.3% 28
13-1078 Human Resources, Training and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 815 950 135 16.6% 27
11-1031 Legislators 1,135 1,115 -20 -1.8% 26
27-1024 Graphic Designers 605 675 70 11.6% 26
11-1011 Chief Executives 915 905 -10 -1.1% 24
*SOC Code - Standard Occupational Classification, 2000. For definitions of each SOC occupation, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website at http://www.bls.gov/soc/socguide.htm.

Notes:
Data is preliminary and subject to revision. Occupations with fewer than 20 workers in 2010 were excluded. Number of jobs data for 2010 and 2020 rounded to nearest five.

Demand data is the summation of job openings estimated due to projected employment growth and job openings projected to be created due to replacement need of current workers. Replacement need is estimated by multiplying occupational employment estimates by national replacement rates supplied by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These rates estimate the number of job openings, by occupation, which will be attributed to a worker permanently leaving an occupation (e.g. retirement, death, exits the workforce, etc. ). Average annual demand data are calculated by dividing by ten, the number of years in the projection period. The average annual demand across all occupations is 23; thus those occupations with annual average demand greater than 23 are considered as having higher than average annual demand through 2020.

For more information, visit our Projections Methodology Web page. Click here for more information on educational levels.

Source: South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Labor Market Information Center, May 2013.

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