Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries February
2018
January
2018
February
2017
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 428,100 425,600 422,800 0.6% 1.3%
Total Private 347,800 346,500 343,400 0.4% 1.3%
Goods Producing 64,500 63,800 62,100 1.1% 3.9%
Service Providing 363,600 361,800 360,700 0.5% 0.8%
Private Service Providing 283,300 282,700 281,300 0.2% 0.7%
Mining/Logging/Construction 20,700 20,700 19,900 0.0% 4.0%
Mining and Logging 800 800 800 0.0% 0.0%
Construction 19,900 19,900 19,100 0.0% 4.2%
  Construction of Buildings 5,000 5,000 5,100 0.0% -2.0%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 2,500 2,500 2,500 0.0% 0.0%
  Speciality Trade Contractors 12,400 12,400 11,500 0.0% 7.8%
Manufacturing 43,800 43,100 42,200 1.6% 3.8%
  Durable Goods 28,100 27,500 27,100 2.2% 3.7%
  Non-Durable Goods 15,700 15,600 15,100 0.6% 4.0%
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 85,300 85,500 85,700 -0.2% -0.5%
  Wholesale Trade 20,500 20,300 20,600 1.0% -0.5%
  Retail Trade 51,500 51,800 52,100 -0.6% -1.2%
  Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 13,300 13,400 13,000 -0.8% 2.3%
Information 5,700 5,700 5,700 0.0% 0.0%
Financial Activities 29,400 29,600 28,900 -0.7% 1.7%
Professional Business Services 31,600 31,900 30,600 -0.9% 3.3%
Education/Health Service 72,200 72,000 70,800 0.3% 2.0%
  Educational Services 7,500 7,000 7,700 7.1% -2.6%
  Health Care/Social Assistance 64,700 65,000 63,100 -0.5% 2.5%
      Hospitals 25,400 25,400 24,800 0.0% 2.4%
Leisure/Hospitality 42,600 41,400 43,300 2.9% -1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,500 16,600 16,300 -0.6% 1.2%
Government 80,300 79,100 79,400 1.5% 1.1%
  Federal Government 11,100 11,200 11,200 -0.9% -0.9%
  State Goverment 19,200 18,300 19,200 4.9% 0.0%
State Education 10,300 9,300 10,200 10.8% 1.0%
  Local Government 50,000 49,600 49,000 0.8% 2.0%
Local Education 27,800 27,400 27,100 1.5% 2.6%
Notes: 2018 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. Produced 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.
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