Marcia Hultman

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Labor Market Information Center

2015 Annual Summary

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Other Services Supersector

The Other Services supersector contains one sector, other services. Businesses within this supersector provide services not elsewhere specified, including repairs and personal care.

South Dakota Covered Workers and Pay
Supersector, Sector and Subsector
Number of Establishments Average Number of Workers Annual Pay
Other Services 2,286 10,712 $29,691
  Other Services, except Public Administration 2,286 10,712 $29,691
   Repair and Maintenance 1,029 4,200 $37,017
   Personal and Laundry Services 506 2,830 $22,870
   Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional and
     Similar Organizations
522 3,460 $27,135
   Private Households 229 223 $17,781
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.


Other Services (except Public Administration)

NAICS Sector 81

The Other Services (except Public Administration) sector encompasses a wide variety of establishments which offer an array of services. The sector includes activities such as equipment and machinery repairing, promoting religious activities, personal care services and pet care services.

Four subsectors form the Other Services (except Public Administration) sector:

  • Repair and Maintenance (NAICS 811)
  • Personal and Laundry Services (NAICS 812)
  • Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional and Similar Organizations (NAICS 813)
  • Private Households (NAICS 814)

The establishments in this sector are made up of businesses with small employment numbers which is reflected in the growth of employment. This sector had an increase of 103 workers over the previous year (1.0 percent increase). Annual earnings for workers in this sector went from $28,205 in 2014 to $29,691 in 2015, which equals a rise of $1,486 in its average annual wages (5.3 percent).

Establishments in the Repair and Maintenance subsector restore machinery, equipment and other products to working order. Activities include automotive, electronic equipment, commercial machinery and household item repairs and maintenance. There was a small increase in the number of establishments, up from 1,026 in 2014 to 1,029 in 2015. The number of workers climbed 2.0 percent, up from 4,116 in 2014 to 4,200 in 2015. Pay rose by 6.4 percent as the average annual wages went from $34,801 in 2014 to $37,017 in 2015.

Establishments in the Personal and Laundry Services subsector provide personal and laundry services to individuals, households and businesses. This subsector’s employment stayed fairly consistent over the year with a gain of three workers (a 0.1 percent increase), which equaled a total of 2,830 workers in 2015. There was a larger percentage gain in annual wages. In 2014, the average worker earned $21,672 compared to $22,870 in 2015. This average gain of $1,198 translated to a 5.5 percent rise in pay.

The Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional and Similar Organizations subsector has a large and varied makeup. It includes organized religious groups, grantmaking entities, groups that support various social and political causes and groups that promote or defend the interests of its members. This subsector has gained 12 workers despite a decrease of six establishments. This subsector reported 3,448 workers in 2014 and 3,460 in 2015. The average annual wage rose by $669 from $26,466 in 2014 to $27,135 in 2015. This translates to a 2.5 percent increase in the average annual wage.

Establishments in the Private Households subsector saw employment levels increase by five workers between 2014 and 2015. Establishment numbers grew slightly to 229 in 2015. The 2015 average annual wage rose to $17,781, up from $15,917 in 2014. The $1,864 difference equals an 11.7 percent rise in annual pay over the year. The workers in this subsector are mainly concerned with the operation of the household. Workers include cooks and nannies, as well as outside workers, such as gardeners and caretakers.


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