Covered Workers & Annual Pay - 2011 Annual Summary
Businesses within the Manufacturing industry group transform materials, substances or components into new products.
South Dakota Covered Workers and Pay
Manufacturing Industry Group
Industry Group, Industry and Subsector
|Number of Establishments||
Average Number of Workers
|Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing||14||269||$34,464|
|Textile Product Mills||24||399||$32,005|
|Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing||*||*||*|
|Wood Product Manufacturing||60||1,975||$39,385|
|Printing and Related Support Activities||104||1,342||$37,432|
|Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing||5||12||$40,832|
|Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing||45||1,376||$38,547|
|Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing||88||1,529||$48,084|
|Primary Metal Manufacturing||7||550||$43,054|
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing||168||3,710||$40,520|
|Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing||36||2,274||$41,792|
|Electrical Equipment and Appliance Manufacturing||12||377||$40,669|
|Transportation Equipment Manufacturing||61||2,477||$40,294|
|Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing||80||1,999||$32,605|
*Data was suppressed to prevent disclosure of confidential information.
In 2011, the Manufacturing industry increased its employment level by 2,363 workers (6.4 percent) for an average of 39,204 workers. The number of establishments decreased by 12 for a total of 1,125 statewide. This industry sector is comprised of both durable and non-durable goods manufacturing. Establishments included in Durable Goods Manufacturing are engaged in manufacturing goods with a normal life expectancy of three or more years. These items typically consist of higher dollar products, such as machinery, furniture, building materials and electronic equipment. Non-durable goods typically consist of food and beverage products, clothing and paper products.
The Manufacturing industry was greatly impacted by the recession and had a large number of layoffs in 2009. In 2010, almost half of the industries had worker losses. In 2011, 17 of the 21 industries showed a gain in the number of workers, showing recovery from the recession. The following industries showed significant worker gains:
Despite overall gain in workers for this industry, three of the 21 Manufacturing industry sectors experienced decreased worker levels. Worker loss occurred mainly within the sectors of Textile Product Mills (NAICS 314) with 10 workers (2.4 percent) and Printing and Related Support Activities (NAICS 323) with seven workers (0.5 percent).
The 2011 annual pay for the Manufacturing sector was $41,474, an increase of 4.1 percent compared to the 2010 level of $39,838, with 17 of the 21 sectors increasing annual pay. The following industries had significant increases in their annual pay:
Overall, the Manufacturing sector had a large increase in the number of workers from 2010 to 2011. The recession greatly impacted this industry, with a reduction in hours, temporary layoffs, permanent layoffs and an elimination of some seasonal workers all playing a part in large worker decreases during 2009. The 2010 data showed the manufacturing industry was starting to recover from the recession, and 2011 showed even stronger signs of recession recovery.