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Labor Market Information Center

South Dakota Area Employment Projections by Occupation

File Downloads of 2020-2030 Data

The long-term 2020-2030 employment projections (published late June 2023) by occupation for the Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Balance of State area (see link below for definitions) are available in the following options:

Area Adobe PDF Microsoft Excel
Rapid City MSA PDF Excel
Sioux Falls MSA PDF Excel
Balance of State Area PDF Excel
All Areas Above Combined PDF Excel

The PDF and Excel files above contain data for the most detailed occupational level possible. If you would like data for broader occupational groups, please contact us.

Retrievable Data

Get 2020-2030 occupational employment projections data (for the areas listed above) from the virtual LMI data system. (Chrome or Edge browser recommended; functionality in the virtual system is not compatible with Internet Explorer.) If you need additional assistance or would like us to provide the data you need, please contact us.

See step by step instructions for finding occupational employment projections in the virtual system.

Resources and References

See definitions of Metropolitan Statistical Area and Balance of State Area.

For each Standard Occupational Classification System (SOC) occupation, see:

     Occupational descriptions in alphabetical order or

     Occupational descriptions in SOC code order

Technical notes and methodology

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