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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

September 2019


South Dakota Manufacturing Week: Celebrating Statistically

In celebration of South Dakota Manufacturing Week Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, we compiled employment and wage statistics highlighting this industry's importance to the state's economy. Learn more about Manufacturing in South Dakota and the valuable Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program as a rich source of such workforce data.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota incorporating the most recent data available, August 2019.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.

Latest Data Releases

View and print tables of the most current data available, including labor force, nonfarm wage and salaried worker levels by industry, annualized pay, activity levels of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and more.

Comprehensive South Dakota Workforce Report Available

The 2018 South Dakota Workforce Report is now available, providing a comprehensive overview of the state's labor market during calendar year 2018. It includes tables, graphs and analysis of such data sets as population, Gross Domestic Product, labor force, employment by industry, and projected population and employment by industry and occupation.

Seasonally Adjusted July Labor Force Data for Metro Areas Available

Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for July 2019 were released Aug. 28 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release or view the data specifically for South Dakota's MSAs.

August 2019 data for the metro areas will be released Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 job service offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest job service office.

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Release Dates

Find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.

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