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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Nonfarm Worker Levels

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industry October
2022
September
2022
October
2021
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
TOTAL 73,300 73,700 70,300 -0.5% 4.3%
Total Private 61,800 62,600 59,100 -1.3% 4.6%
Goods Producing 8,800 8,800 8,500 0.0% 3.5%
Service Providing 64,500 64,900 61,800 -0.6% 4.4%
Private Service Providing 53,000 53,800 50,600 -1.5% 4.7%
Mining, Logging and Construction 5,900 5,900 5,500 0.0% 7.3%
Manufacturing 2,900 2,900 3,000 0.0% -3.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 14,500 14,200 13,900 2.1% 4.3%
   Wholesale Trade 2,600 2,600 2,600 0.0% 0.0%
   Retail Trade 9,900 9,700 9,300 2.1% 6.5%
   Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 2,000 1,900 2,000 5.3% 0.0%
Information 700 700 700 0.0% 0.0%
Financial Activities 3,800 3,800 3,800 0.0% 0.0%
Professional and Business Services 6,700 6,600 6,600 1.5% 1.5%
Education and Health Services 13,200 13,100 12,800 0.8% 3.1%
Leisure and Hospitality 10,100 11,500 9,300 -12.2% 8.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,000 3,900 3,500 2.6% 14.3%
Government 11,500 11,100 11,200 3.6% 2.7%
Notes: 2022 data is preliminary and subject to revision. Data may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Access historical Rapid City MSA nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
See the definition of the Rapid City MSA.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.