Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Labor Market Information Center

The Labor Market Information Center collects, analyzes and provides to the public information on the labor market of the state. This includes information such as employment levels, unemployment rates, wage and earnings data, estimates of available labor, employment projections, business staffing patterns, career planning information, etc. Among those who use our information are employers, career decision makers, and education, economic development, job placement and training program planners.

The Labor Market Information Center is South Dakota's representative for federal-state cooperative programs with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and therefore has access to and expertise on labor market information for the nation and other states.

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New Hot Careers List Out, Top 30 Featured

The latest list of high demand, high wage South Dakota careers has been identified. The list of 69 Hot Careers is based on the latest employment projections (to 2028) and most recent wage data available (2019). See the list of Hot Careers and learn more about each one using several resources. Or, see a new poster featuring the Top 30 (Adobe PDF format), those on the list with the very greatest projected demand.

Contact Us

Labor Market Information Center
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
Phone: 605.626.2314 or 1.800.592.1881
Fax: 605.626.2322
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