Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries October
2022
September
2022
October
2021
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 458,900 457,800 446,900 0.2% 2.7%
Total Private 377,500 376,900 365,700 0.2% 3.2%
Goods Producing 73,500 73,800 71,400 -0.4% 2.9%
Service Providing 385,400 384,000 375,500 0.4% 2.6%
Private Service Providing 304,000 303,100 294,300 0.3% 3.3%
Mining, Logging and Construction 30,000 30,400 27,200 -1.3% 10.3%
Mining and Logging 1,300 1,200 1,200 8.3% 8.3%
Construction 28,700 29,200 26,000 -1.7% 10.4%
  Construction of Buildings 6,700 6,800 6,400 -1.5% 4.7%
  Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 5,400 5,500 4,500 -1.8% 20.0%
  Specialty Trade Contractors 16,600 16,900 15,100 -1.8% 9.9%
Manufacturing 43,500 43,400 44,200 0.2% -1.6%
  Durable Goods 27,500 27,200 27,700 1.1% -0.7%
  Non-Durable Goods 16,000 16,200 16,500 -1.2% -3.0%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 88,000 86,900 86,500 1.3% 1.7%
  Wholesale Trade 22,100 21,800 21,400 1.4% 3.3%
  Retail Trade 51,800 51,100 51,000 1.4% 1.6%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 14,100 14,000 14,100 0.7% 0.0%
Information 5,100 5,100 5,100 0.0% 0.0%
Financial Activities 28,000 27,800 28,300 0.7% -1.1%
Professional and Business Services 36,800 36,700 34,500 0.3% 6.7%
Education and Health Services 77,400 76,700 76,300 0.9% 1.4%
  Educational Services 7,900 7,400 7,900 6.8% 0.0%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 69,500 69,300 68,400 0.3% 1.6%
    Hospitals 28,800 28,700 27,900 0.3% 3.2%
Leisure and Hospitality 50,100 51,800 46,400 -3.3% 8.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 18,600 18,100 17,200 2.8% 8.1%
Government 81,400 80,900 81,200 0.6% 0.2%
  Federal Government 11,200 11,400 11,400 -1.8% -1.8%
  State Government 18,500 18,600 18,300 -0.5% 1.1%
    State Education 9,700 9,400 9,500 3.2% 2.1%
  Local Government 51,700 50,900 51,500 1.6% 0.4%
    Local Education 28,500 27,300 27,900 4.4% 2.2%
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 South Dakota nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.