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Labor Market Information Center

Statewide South Dakota Employment Projections by Occupation


The long-term 2020-2030 employment projections by occupation for statewide South Dakota (published July 2022) are available in the following options:

Downloadable Files

     Microsoft Excel format

     Adobe PDF format

Retrievable Data

Get 2020-2030 occupational employment projections data 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.


The short-term 2023-2025 occupational employment projections for statewide South Dakota (published March 2024) are available in the following formats:

     Microsoft Excel format

     Adobe PDF format

Resources and References

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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