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Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW)
Employment and wage data by industry from the QCEW program is available for the following areas:
Statewide | Metropolitan Statistical Areas | Counties OR you may select an area from a map.
Get QCEW employment data from the virtual LMI data system.
See step by step instructions for finding QCEW data in the virtual system.
2022 Annual Report
Annual Reports including comprehensive data and narrative analysis are available historically (most in Adobe PDF format) below.
2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021
Data for the United States and Other States
QCEW employment data for the United States and all other states is available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
Business Employment Dynamics data for South Dakota (and other states, from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website)
About Business Employment Dynamics data
QCEW Data Viewer - a tool from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics providing point and click access to QCEW data for all areas within the nation from 2012 forward.
Resources and References
Learn about the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program.
South Dakota's 10 Largest Establishments based on QCEW data
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