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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

July 2021


Diving Deep Into Industry Employment and Wages

Read our article of highlights from the comprehensive 2020 summary of data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages to learn just how deep you can dive into this data set. The annual online report covers data by detailed industry groups for not only statewide South Dakota but for the metro areas and counties as well. Data is also available by employer size class.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota based on the most current data available, for June 2021.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

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

Pandemic Picture

The Pandemic Picture provides updates on the recovery of South Dakota's labor market since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the state. The page is updated in conjunction with publication of the South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin. See our release dates.

Wage Estimates Available in Virtual System

The 2020 occupational wage estimates are now available in the virtual labor market data system. We recommend beginning from our Occupational Wages menu page, which includes a link to step-by-step instructions for using the system. The updated wage data were published on this website in Microsoft Excel and Adobe PDF format in early May, but are now also available in the virtual system.

Latest Workforce Data Available

View tables of the most recent labor market data available, including labor force and unemployment rates, nonfarm worker levels and more.

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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