Marcia Hultman

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Labor Market Information Center

Per Executive Order, the Labor Market Information Center, along with all state offices, will be closed through the end of May. The purpose of this order to is control the spread of COVID-19 in South Dakota. However, we are still available remotely to assist you with labor market information as needed. Please contact us using the information below.

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 wage data (2019 estimates) are now available for hundreds of occupations. Data is available for statewide South Dakota, the metro areas and two balance of state areas. Average, median and additional percentile wages are included. Visit our occupational wage menu for options.


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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. If for some reason you do not get an answer at either of those numbers, please dial 605.397.7063.
Fax: 605.626.2322