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 Less Than a High School Education
2010 - 2020
SOC* Code Occupational Title 2010 Workers 2020 Workers Numeric Change Percent Change Average Annual Openings
41-2011 Cashiers 12,880 13,760 880 6.8% 673
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 14,935 16,505 1,570 10.5% 596
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 7,315 7,670 355 4.9% 401
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 6,870 8,355 1,485 21.6% 340
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock and Material Movers, Hand 6,975 7,625 650 9.3% 288
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and Coffee Shop 3,175 3,390 215 6.8% 252
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 9,375 10,010 635 6.8% 240
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 4,150 4,345 195 4.7% 169
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5,620 5,690 70 1.2% 147
35-3011 Bartenders 2,665 2,990 325 12.2% 125
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5,150 5,490 340 6.6% 121
35-9021 Dishwashers 1,870 1,965 95 5.1% 95
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 2,340 2,375 35 1.5% 91
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 1,845 2,605 760 41.2% 91
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 2,465 2,865 400 16.2% 84
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1,195 1,275 80 6.7% 76
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 1,645 1,795 150 9.1% 75
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 2,280 2,365 85 3.7% 73
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 2,420 2,630 210 8.7% 73
51-3022 Meat, Poultry and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 1,740 1,905 165 9.5% 67
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge and Coffee Shop 855 865 10 1.2% 61
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 1,805 1,985 180 10.0% 57
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 2,535 2,505 -30 -1.2% 54
47-2061 Construction Laborers 2,525 2,795 270 10.7% 47
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,220 1,300 80 6.6% 42
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 1,080 1,155 75 6.9% 40
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 595 825 230 38.7% 39
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 1,215 1,370 155 12.8% 35
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 1,185 1,265 80 6.8% 35
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 1,160 1,225 65 5.6% 31
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 995 1,070 75 7.5% 30
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 610 700 90 14.8% 29
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 605 690 85 14.0% 26
*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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