Covered Workers & Annual Pay - 2011 Annual Summary
Businesses within the Other Services industry group provide services not elsewhere specified, including repairs and personal care.
South Dakota Covered Workers and Pay
Other Services Industry Group
Industry Group, Industry and Subsector
|Number of Establishments||Average Number of Workers||Annual Pay|
|Other Services, except Public Administration||2,205||10,252||$26,159|
|Repair and Maintenance||985||4,013||$32,090|
|Personal and Laundry Services||492||2,658||$20,272|
| Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional and
|Totals may not add due to rounding.|
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.
The sector titled Other Services includes a wide variety of establishments which offer an array of services, such as repair and maintenance, personal and laundry services, and private household services like house cleaning and nanny services. From 2010 to 2011, the number of establishments dipped slightly while the worker level inched up from 10,200 in 2010 to 10,252 in 2011. There was a healthy rise in annual wages earned by workers in this industry. In 2010 an average worker in this sector earned $25,193, which rose to $26,159 in 2011, a 3.8 percent increase.
Repair and Maintenance (NAICS 811) surged back with gains in the number of establishments, increases in annual wages and the number of workers. Industries in the Repair and Maintenance subsector restore machinery, equipment, and other products to working order. This includes automotive repair, electronic equipment, commercial and machinery and household items. This subsector added five establishments in 2011 and went from 3,861 workers in 2010 to 4,013 in 2011(3.9 percent). The average annual wages increased by $1,182, from $30,908 in 2010 to $32,090 in 2011 (3.8 percent).
Establishments in the Personal and Laundry Services subsector (NAICS 812) provide personal and laundry services to individuals, households and businesses. This subsector experienced a loss of 52 workers over the year. These losses were predominately in the area of personal care services, dry cleaning and laundry services, and other personal services. A sampling of businesses that fall in these areas are beauty shops and barbers, nail shops and other personal care establishments, dry cleaners and coin operated laundries, and photo finishing businesses. Factors that could be affecting these losses are the continued advancement in digital technology and the increased demand for clothing made of wash and wear fabrics. The average annual wage for a worker in this subsector in 2010 was $19,294. In 2011 this jumped by $978 to $20,272 (5.1 percent).
The Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional and Similar Organizations subsector (NAICS 813) has a large and varied make up, ranging from organized religious groups, grant making entities, to groups that support various social, political causes, and groups that promote or defend the interests of its members. The employment losses in this subsector slowed to 0.5 percent in 2011. The 2011 annual wage of $24,462 was an increase of 0.8 percent over annual wages of $24,276 in 2010.
Establishments in the Private Households subsector (NAICS 814) saw employment levels decrease in 2011. Worker levels declined by 30, ending the year at 254. Individuals working in this subsector enjoyed a greater increase in annual wages than any other subsector in the Other Services industry. In 2010 the annual average wage for household workers was $14.585. In 2011 they were averaging $16,297 for an increase of $1,712 (11.7 percent). Job titles included in this subsector are gardeners, cooks, nannies and caretakers.