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
2012 - 2022
SOC Code Occupational Title 2012 Employment 2022 Employment Numeric Change Percent Change Average Annual Demand for Workers
00-0000 Total, All Occupations 472,605 505,870 33,265 7.0% 14,728
11-1011 Chief Executives 1,145 1,160 15 1.3% 26
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 4,160 4,455 295 7.1% 107
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 665 745 80 12.0% 24
13-1041 Compliance Officers 905 960 55 6.1% 23
13-1051 Cost Estimators 495 570 75 15.2% 24
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists 920 960 40 4.3% 21
13-1111 Management Analysts 2,360 2,685 325 13.8% 69
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 4,295 4,670 375 8.7% 164
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications 720 865 145 20.1% 23
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,525 1,635 110 7.2% 35
17-2051 Civil Engineers 900 1,065 165 18.3% 38
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 485 540 55 11.3% 22
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 495 545 50 10.1% 21
21-1021 Child, Family and School Social Workers 1,535 1,630 95 6.2% 41
21-2011 Clergy 1,780 1,820 40 2.2% 40
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, except Special Education 565 615 50 8.8% 21
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, except Special Education 4,160 4,535 375 9.0% 129
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, except Special and Career/Technical Education 2,045 2,230 185 9.0% 63
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, except Special and Career/Technical Education 3,425 3,505 80 2.3% 101
27-1024 Graphic Designers 745 800 55 7.4% 26
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 1,105 1,220 115 10.4% 45
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 810 865 55 6.8% 27
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 1,480 1,610 130 8.8% 42
*SOC - Standard Occupational Classification, 2010 Find descriptions of SOC occupations by code (2010 version).
Notes:
Data is preliminary and subject to revision.
Data for occupations with less than 20 workers in 2012 not included.
Number of workers data for 2012 and 2022 rounded to nearest five.

Data presented for occupations will not sum to totals due to rounding and non-publishable data for additional occupations included in totals. 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 20; thus those occupations with annual average demand greater than 20 are considered as having higher than average annual demand through 2022. For more information, see projections methodology.

Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, July 2014

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