Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Covered Workers & Annual Pay - 2012 Annual Summary

The table below shows annual pay for covered workers by county for 2011 and 2012. The county with the highest annual pay for 2012 was Union County at $46,003.

The majority of South Dakota's counties experienced increases in annual pay. The highest percentage gains occurred in Potter, Todd and Ziebach counties. The largest actual numeric gains also occurred in Ziebach, Harding and Todd counties.

Annual Pay for Covered Workers by County
2012
County
2011
2012 Percent Change County 2011 2012 Percent Change
Aurora $27,715 $27,396 -1.2% Hyde $32,702 $34,355 5.1%
Beadle $32,917 $34,041 3.4% Jackson $26,243 $26,741 1.9%
Bennett $26,622 $26,382 -0.9% Jerauld $29,698 $29,555 -0.5%
Bon Homme $27,440 $28,531 4.0% Jones $23,014 $23,534 2.3%
Brookings $35,916 $36,774 2.4% Kingsbury $29,148 $30,548 4.8%
Brown $35,175 $36,262 3.1% Lake $32,327 $33,439 3.4%
Brule $25,828 $26,407 2.2% Lawrence $29,637 $30,321 2.3%
Buffalo $34,875 $34,891 0.0% Lincoln $38,365 $40,387 5.3%
Butte $28,467 $29,662 4.2% Lyman $25,690 $25,779 0.3%
Campbell $27,410 $28,130 2.6% McCook $28,233 $29,246 3.6%
Charles Mix $27,534 $28,819 4.7% McPherson $24,215 $24,557 1.4%
Clark $27,190 $27,974 2.9% Marshall $31,373 $31,686 1.0%
Clay $31,326 $31,976 2.1% Meade $33,955 $34,841 2.6%
Codington $34,441 $34,343 -0.3% Mellette $22,915 $22,623 -1.3%
Corson $30,845 $31,712 2.8% Miner $28,832 $29,289 1.6%
Custer $29,523 $30,036 1.7% Minnehaha $40,011 $41,446 3.6%
Davison $32,393 $33,739 4.2% Moody $32,626 $33,127 1.5%
Day $26,832 $27,653 3.1% Pennington $34,649 $35,736 3.1%
Deuel $34,278 $34,603 0.9% Perkins $26,109 $26,949 3.2%
Dewey $31,606 $31,758 0.5% Potter $28,336 $30,319 7.0%
Douglas $27,988 $29,583 5.7% Roberts $28,375 $29,141 2.7%
Edmunds $30,603 $32,377 5.8% Sanborn $26,576 $27,572 3.7%
Fall River $32,927 $31,088 -5.6% Shannon $36,441 $35,742 -1.9%
Faulk $28,933 $30,522 5.5% Spink $30,281 $31,344 3.5%
Grant $32,625 $33,567 2.9% Stanley $28,416 $30,096 5.9%
Gregory $24,730 $26,241 6.1% Sully $28,603 $29,352 2.6%
Haakon $30,684 $30,143 -1.8% Todd $30,988 $33,111 6.9%
Hamlin $28,673 $29,609 3.3% Tripp $28,035 $29,758 6.1%
Hand $27,345 $28,626 4.7% Turner $28,411 $29,206 2.8%
Hanson $29,944 $30,821 2.9% Union $45,575 $46,003 0.9%
Harding $32,841 $34,969 6.5% Walworth $27,192 $28,424 4.5%
Hughes $35,791 $37,005 3.4% Yankton $34,331 $35,019 2.0%
Hutchinson $27,864 $28,743 3.2% Ziebach $32,795 $34,998 6.7%
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 2011 and 2012

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