Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries February 2021 January
2021
February
2020
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 423,600 421,300 433,500 0.5% -2.3%
Total Private 344,400 343,600 352,900 0.2% -2.4%
Goods Producing 65,300 65,300 65,800 0.0% -0.8%
Service Providing 358,300 356,000 367,700 0.6% -2.6%
Private Service Providing 279,100 278,300 287,100 0.3% -2.8%
Mining, Logging and Construction 22,300 22,200 21,500 0.5% 3.7%
Mining and Logging 900 900 900 0.0% 0.0%
Construction 21,400 21,300 20,600 0.5% 3.9%
  Construction of Buildings 5,700 5,500 5,300 3.6% 7.5%
  Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 3,300 3,200 2,900 3.1% 13.8%
  Speciality Trade Contractors 12,400 12,600 12,400 -1.6% 0.0%
Manufacturing 43,000 43,100 44,300 -0.2% -2.9%
  Durable Goods 26,400 26,300 28,000 0.4% -5.7%
  Non-Durable Goods 16,600 16,800 16,300 -1.2% 1.8%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 84,800 84,700 84,300 0.1% 0.6%
  Wholesale Trade 20,600 20,600 20,900 0.0% -1.4%
  Retail Trade 51,100 50,800 50,100 0.6% 2.0%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 13,100 13,300 13,300 -1.5% -1.5%
Information 4,700 4,800 5,500 -2.1% -14.5%
Financial Activities 28,000 28,000 28,500 0.0% -1.8%
Professional and Business Services 32,000 31,900 32,800 0.3% -2.4%
Education and Health Services 74,600 73,800 75,100 1.1% -0.7%
  Educational Services 7,600 6,700 8,000 13.4% -5.0%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 67,000 67,100 67,100 -0.1% -0.1%
    Hospitals 27,200 27,200 26,400 0.0% 3.0%
Leisure and Hospitality 38,000 37,900 44,100 0.3% -13.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 17,000 17,200 16,800 -1.2% 1.2%
Government 79,200 77,700 80,600 1.9% -1.7%
  Federal Government 11,300 11,400 11,200 -0.9% 0.9%
  State Government 18,300 17,100 19,000 7.0% -3.7%
    State Education 9,400 8,200 10,100 14.6% -6.9%
  Local Government 49,600 49,200 50,400 0.8% -1.6%
    Local Education 27,000 26,700 27,900 1.1% -3.2%
Notes: 2021 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 wtih 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.