Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries November
2017
October
2017
November
2016
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 437,400 439,100 435,700 -0.4% 0.4%
Total Private 355,500 357,200 355,200 -0.5% 0.1%
Goods Producing 67,100 67,200 66,100 -0.2% 1.5%
Service Providing 370,300 371,900 369,600 -0.4% 0.2%
Private Service Providing 288,400 290,000 289,100 -0.6% -0.2%
Mining/Logging/Construction 24,600 25,000 24,700 -1.6% -0.4%
Mining and Logging 1,000 1,100 1,000 -9.1% 0.0%
Construction 23,600 23,900 23,700 -1.3% -0.4%
   Construction of Buildings 6,100 6,100 5,900 0.0% 3.4%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 4,200 4,400 4,300 -4.6% -2.3%
   Speciality Trade Contractors 13,300 13,400 13,500 -0.8% -1.5%
Manufacturing 42,500 42,200 41,400 0.7% 2.7%
   Durable Goods 27,500 27,100 26,700 1.5% 3.0%
   Non-Durable Goods 15,000 15,100 14,700 -0.7% 2.0%
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 87,700 87,400 88,700 0.3% -1.1%
   Wholesale Trade 20,800 21,100 21,300 -1.4% -2.4%
   Retail Trade 52,400 52,200 53,700 0.4% -2.4%
   Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 14,500 14,100 13,700 2.8% 5.8%
Information 6,000 5,900 5,800 1.7% 3.5%
Financial Activities 29,800 29,700 29,500 0.3% 1.0%
Professional Business Services 31,300 31,600 31,800 -1.0% -1.6%
Education/Health Service 72,400 71,700 71,400 1.0% 1.4%
   Educational Services 8,000 7,900 7,900 1.3% 1.3%
   Health Care/Social Assistance 64,400 63,800 63,500 0.9% 1.4%
      Hospitals 24,900 24,800 24,600 0.4% 1.2%
Leisure/Hospitality 44,900 47,300 45,800 -5.1% -2.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,300 16,400 16,100 -0.6% 1.2%
Government 81,900 81,900 80,500 0.0% 1.7%
   Federal Government 11,700 11,900 11,700 -1.7% 0.0%
   State Goverment 19,300 19,300 19,300 0.0% 0.0%
State Education 10,500 10,400 10,400 1.0% 1.0%
   Local Government 50,900 50,700 49,500 0.4% 2.8%
Local Education 27,800 27,500 27,200 1.1% 2.2%
Notes: 2017 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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