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 Career Cluster Poster Series Now Available

Career cluster poster imageA new poster series is now available featuring South Dakota career opportunities by career cluster. Each of the posters in this series features one of the 16 career clusters and includes a list of just some of the great South Dakota occupations in each career cluster. To order the posters in print form, please visit the order form or contact us by mail, phone, fax or email.


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