Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Covered Workers & Annual Pay - 2011 Annual Summary

The table below shows annual pay for covered workers by county for 2010 and 2011. The county with the highest annual pay for 2011 was Union County at $45,575.

The majority of South Dakota's counties experienced increases in annual pay. The highest percentage gains occurred in Haakon, Campbell and Marshall counties. The largest numerical gains also occurred in Haakon, Campbell and Marshall counties.

Annual Pay for Covered Workers by County
2011
County
2010
2011 Percent Change County 2010 2011 Percent Change
Aurora $26,183 $27,715 5.9% Hyde $29,974 $32,702 9.1%
Beadle $31,935 $32,917 3.1% Jackson $24,552 $26,243 6.9%
Bennett $25,926 $26,622 2.7% Jerauld $30,092 $29,698 -1.3%
Bon Homme $26,249 $27,440 4.5% Jones $22,112 $23,014 4.1%
Brookings $34,622 $35,916 3.7% Kingsbury $28,861 $29,148 1.0%
Brown $34,164 $35,175 3.0% Lake $31,057 $32,327 4.1%
Brule $25,098 $25,828 2.9% Lawrence $29,038 $29,637 2.1%
Buffalo $33,980 $34,875 2.6% Lincoln $38,264 $38,365 0.3%
Butte $27,545 $28,467 3.3% Lyman $24,715 $25,690 3.9%
Campbell $24,316 $27,410 12.7% McCook $26,132 $28,233 8.0%
Charles Mix $27,098 $27,534 1.6% McPherson $24,247 $24,215 -0.1%
Clark $25,983 $27,190 4.6% Marshall $28,528 $31,373 10.0%
Clay $30,752 $31,326 1.9% Meade $33,427 $33,955 1.6%
Codington $32,194 $34,441 7.0% Mellette $22,431 $22,915 2.2%
Corson $29,999 $30,845 2.8% Miner $28,233 $28,832 2.1%
Custer $28,621 $29,523 3.2% Minnehaha $38,793 $40,011 3.1%
Davison $31,318 $32,393 3.4% Moody $32,498 $32,626 0.4%
Day $25,256 $26,832 6.2% Pennington $33,779 $34,649 2.6%
Deuel $33,748 $34,278 1.6% Perkins $25,002 $26,109 4.4%
Dewey $31,419 $31,606 0.6% Potter $27,881 $28,336 1.6%
Douglas $26,861 $27,988 4.2% Roberts $27,381 $28,375 3.6%
Edmunds $29,639 $30,603 3.3% Sanborn $26,022 $26,576 2.1%
Fall River $30,934 $32,927 6.4% Shannon $35,439 $36,441 2.8%
Faulk $27,328 $28,933 5.9% Spink $29,020 $30,281 4.3%
Grant $32,924 $32,625 -0.9% Stanley $27,135 $28,416 4.7%
Gregory $24,028 $24,730 2.9% Sully $26,847 $28,603 6.5%
Haakon $27,056 $30,684 13.4% Todd $30,000 $30,988 3.3%
Hamlin $28,118 $28,673 2.0% Tripp $26,664 $28,035 5.1%
Hand $26,648 $27,345 2.6% Turner $29,325 $28,411 -3.1%
Hanson $28,251 $29,944 6.0% Union $43,328 $45,575 5.2%
Harding $30,730 $32,841 6.9% Walworth $26,158 $27,192 4.0%
Hughes $35,011 $35,791 2.2% Yankton $33,301 $34,331 3.1%
Hutchinson $26,801 $27,864 4.0% Ziebach $32,373 $32,795 1.3%
Data subject to revision.
Produced by the Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

South Dakota county map comparing annual pay in 2010 and 2011

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
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