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Labor Market Information Center

2015 Annual Summary

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

The table below shows annual pay for covered workers by county for 2014 and 2015. The county with the highest annual pay for 2015 was Union County at $49,896.

The majority of South Dakota’s counties experienced increases in annual pay. The highest percentage gains occurred in Walworth, Campbell and Jones counties. The largest actual numeric gains occurred in Lincoln, Campbell and Walworth counties.

Annual Pay for Covered Workers by County
2015
County 2014 2015 Percent Change County 2014 2015 Percent Change
Aurora $29,525 $30,287 2.6% Hyde $36,815 $37,655 2.3%
Beadle $35,961 $37,143 3.3% Jackson $26,370 $27,758 5.3%
Bennett $27,081 $28,264 4.4% Jerauld $33,229 $32,899 -1.0%
Bon Homme $30,527 $31,720 3.9% Jones $26,237 $27,918 6.4%
Brookings $39,046 $40,668 4.2% Kingsbury $32,145 $33,392 3.9%
Brown $37,872 $39,214 3.5% Lake $36,206 $36,901 1.9%
Brule $28,674 $30,144 5.1% Lawrence $31,830 $33,425 5.0%
Buffalo $34,299 $35,774 4.3% Lincoln $42,832 $45,312 5.8%
Butte $31,315 $32,218 2.9% Lyman $27,124 $28,135 3.7%
Campbell $30,984 $33,003 6.5% McCook $31,188 $31,826 2.0%
Charles Mix $29,973 $31,192 4.1% McPherson $27,059 $28,303 4.6%
Clark $30,384 $31,656 4.2% Marshall $35,323 $36,183 2.4%
Clay $34,082 $35,095 3.0% Meade $35,081 $36,714 4.7%
Codington $36,243 $37,124 2.4% Mellette $23,282 $23,784 2.2%
Corson $33,226 $34,056 2.5% Miner $31,477 $32,345 2.8%
Custer $31,762 $32,737 3.1% Minnehaha $43,524 $45,173 3.8%
Davison $35,551 $37,030 4.2% Moody $34,785 $35,980 3.4%
Day $28,367 $29,418 3.7% Oglala Lakota $37,122 $37,306 0.5%
Deuel $36,311 $38,283 5.4% Pennington $37,678 $39,240 4.1%
Dewey $34,687 $36,192 4.3% Perkins $28,052 $29,735 6.0%
Douglas $31,786 $32,870 3.4% Potter $30,354 $32,200 6.1%
Edmunds $36,148 $36,889 2.0% Roberts $30,591 $31,843 4.1%
Fall River $32,077 $33,970 5.9% Sanborn $29,536 $30,685 3.9%
Faulk $31,341 $32,842 4.8% Spink $33,157 $34,449 3.9%
Grant $38,855 $39,382 1.4% Stanley $32,257 $34,124 5.8%
Gregory $27,917 $29,409 5.3% Sully $33,599 $34,040 1.3%
Haakon $32,145 $33,562 4.4% Todd $33,059 $35,005 5.9%
Hamlin $34,957 $34,367 -1.7% Tripp $31,103 $32,603 4.8%
Hand $30,896 $31,215 1.0% Turner $31,438 $32,421 3.1%
Hanson $34,762 $35,685 2.7% Union $49,002 $49,896 1.8%
Harding $42,765 $42,476 -0.7% Walworth $29,707 $31,704 6.7%
Hughes $39,633 $41,147 3.8% Yankton $37,526 $39,098 4.2%
Hutchinson $31,639 $33,087 4.6% Ziebach $31,458 $33,009 4.9%
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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County map showing percentage change in annual for covered workers, 2014 to 2015

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