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Labor Market Information Center

2016 Annual Summary

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Manufacturing Supersector

The Manufacturing supersector contains one sector, manufacturing. Businesses within this supersector transform materials, substances or components into new products.

South Dakota Covered Workers and Pay
2016
Supersector, Sector and Subsector Number of Establishments Average Number of Workers Annual Pay
Manufacturing 1,129 42,157 $45,987
  Manufacturing 1,129 42,157 $45,987
   Food Manufacturing 136 9,340 $44,669
   Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing 22 214 $26,439
   Textile Mills * * *
   Textile Product Mills 24 487 $35,099
   Apparel Manufacturing 5 36 $28,059
   Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing 3 10 $16,783
   Wood Product Manufacturing 65 2,137 $43,411
   Paper Manufacturing 11 708 $49,476
   Printing and Related Support Activities 99 1,304 $42,325
   Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing * * *
   Chemical Manufacturing 42 1,085 $58,064
   Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 51 1,425 $44,222
   Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 80 1,605 $55,230
   Primary Metal Manufacturing 10 746 $48,830
   Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 184 3,824 $44,587
   Machinery Manufacturing 119 6,653 $47,488
   Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 39 1,816 $40,903
   Electrical Equipment and Appliance Manufacturing 15 458 $40,923
   Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 48 2,932 $46,767
   Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing 73 2,513 $37,434
   Miscellaneous Manufacturing 100 4,858 $51,935

*Data was suppressed to prevent disclosure of confidential information.
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.


Manufacturing

NAICS Sectors 31-33

In 2016, the manufacturing industry decreased its employment level by 436 workers (1.0 percent) for an average of 42,157 workers. The number of establishments increased, with 14 establishments gained for a total of 1,129 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.

In 2016, 6 of the 21 industries showed a gain in the number of workers, showing a recovery from the recession. The following industries showed worker gains:

  • Food Manufacturing (NAICS 311): 591 workers (6.8 percent)
  • Textile Product Mills (NAICS 314): 81 workers (20.0 percent)
  • Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing (NAICS 312): 28 workers (15.1 percent)
  • Miscellaneous Manufacturing (NAICS 339): 21 workers (0.4 percent)
  • Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing (NAICS 337): 14 workers (0.6 percent)
  • Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing (NAICS 335): six workers (1.3 percent)

Despite overall gain in workers for this industry, 12 of the 21 manufacturing industry sectors experienced decreased worker levels. Worker loss occurred within the sectors of Machinery Manufacturing (NAICS 333) with 342 workers (4.9 percent), Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (NAICS 336) with 256 workers (8.0 percent), Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (NAICS 332) with 215 workers (5.3 percent), Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing (NAICS 334) with 107 workers (5.6 percent), Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing (NAICS 326) with 72 workers (4.8 percent), Paper Manufacturing (NAICS 322) with 59 workers (7.7 percent), Primary Metal Manufacturing (NAICS 331): 38 workers (4.8 percent), Printing and Related Support Activities (NAICS 323) with 25 workers (1.9 percent), Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing (NAICS 327): 21 workers (1.3 percent), Wood Product Manufacturing (NAICS 321): 21 workers (1.0 percent), Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS 325): 15 workers (1.4 percent), and Apparel Manufacturing (NAICS 315) with 5 workers (12.2 percent). Textile Mills (NAICS 313) remained unchanged from 2015 with five workers, and Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing (NAICS 316) with 10 workers.

The 2016 annual pay for the manufacturing sector was $45,987, an increase of 1.2 percent compared to the 2015 level of $45,433. The manufacturing sector saw an increase in annual pay with 13 of the 21 sectors increasing their annual pay. The following industries had increases in their annual pay:

  • Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing (NAICS 324): $24,954 (25.9 percent)
  • Printing and Related Support Activities (NAICS 323): $1,549 (3.8 percent)
  • Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing (NAICS 334): $1,300 (3.3 percent)
  • Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (NAICS 332): $1,175 (2.7 percent)
  • Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing (NAICS 326): $1,155 (2.7 percent)
  • Food Manufacturing (NAICS 311): $891 (2.0 percent)
  • Miscellaneous Manufacturing (NAICS 339): $814 (1.6 percent)
  • Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing (NAICS 337): $673 (1.8 percent)
  • Paper Manufacturing (NAICS 322): $624 (1.3 percent)
  • Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing (NAICS 335) $535 (1.3 percent)
  • Machinery Manufacturing (NAICS 333): 494 (1.1 percent)
  • Wood Product Manufacturing (NAICS 321): $147 (0.3 percent)
  • Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS 325): $146 (0.3 percent)

The majority of the manufacturing sector had an increase in annual salary. The following eight industries had decreases in their annual pay:

  • Apparel Manufacturing (NAICS 315): $3,502 (11.1 percent)
  • Textile Mills (NAICS 313): $3,436 (12.1 percent)
  • Textile Product Mills (NAICS 314): $1,770 (4.8 percent)
  • Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing (NAICS 316): $1,307 (8.4 percent)
  • Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing (NAICS 312): $769 (2.8 percent)
  • Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing (NAICS 327): $444 (0.8 percent)
  • Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (NAICS 336): $390 (0.8 percent)
  • Primary Metal Manufacturing (NAICS 331): $312 (0.6 percent)

Overall, the manufacturing sector had an increase in the number of workers from 2015 to 2016. The manufacturing sector continues to have an increase in annual pay. The recession has greatly impacted the manufacturing industry in 2009. Data from 2015 and 2016 data shows a continuing recovery in the manufacturing industry.

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