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Investigative Occupations

If your scores of the South Dakota Career Interest Survey or another career interest assessment indicate you have interest in Investigative Occupations, consider exploring the occupations in the table below.

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Occupational Title O*NET-
SOC Code
Accountants Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 13-2011.01
Actuaries 15-2011.00
Acupuncturists 29-1199.01
Acute Care Nurses Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 29-1141.01
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators and Hearing Officers 23-1021.00
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 29-1141.02
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 17-3021.00
Aerospace Engineers 17-2011.00
Agricultural Engineers 17-2021.00
Agricultural Inspectors 45-2011.00
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1041.00
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 49-3011.00
Airline Pilots, Copilots and Flight Engineers 53-2011.00
Allergists and Immunologists 29-1069.01
Anesthesiologist Assistants 29-1071.01
Anesthesiologists 29-1061.00
Animal Breeders 45-2021.00
Animal Scientists 19-1011.00
Animal Trainers 39-2011.00
Anthropologists 19-3091.01
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1061.00
Archeologists 19-3091.02
Architects, except Landscape and Naval 17-1011.00
Architectural and Engineering Managers 11-9041.00
Architectural Drafters 17-3011.01
Archivists 25-4011.00
Area, Ethnic and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1062.00
Art Therapists 29-1125.01
Art, Drama and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1121.00
Assessors 13-2021.01
Astronomers 19-2011.00
Athletic Trainers 29-9091.00
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 19-2021.00
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1051.00
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 27-4011.00
Audiologists 29-1181.00
Auditors Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 13-2011.02
Automotive Engineering Technicians 17-3027.01
Automotive Engineers 17-2141.02
Automotive Master Mechanics Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 49-3023.01
Automotive Specialty Technicians Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 49-3023.02
Aviation Inspectors 53-6051.01
Avionics Technicians 49-2091.00
Bicycle Repairers 49-3091.00
Biochemical Engineers 17-2199.01
Biochemists and Biophysicists 19-1021.00
Biofuels Processing Technicians 51-8099.01
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers 11-9041.01
Bioinformatics Scientists 19-1029.01
Bioinformatics Technicians 43-9111.01
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1042.00
Biological Technicians 19-4021.00
Biologists 19-1020.01
Biomass Plant Technicians 51-8099.03
Biomedical Engineers 17-2031.00
Biostatisticians 15-2041.01
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021.00
Broadcast Technicians 27-4012.00
Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers 11-9199.11
Budget Analysts 13-2031.00
Business Continuity Planners designated as a Hot Career 13-1199.04
Business Intelligence Analysts 15-1199.08
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1011.00
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 49-9061.00
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 29-2031.00
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 25-2023.00
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 25-2032.00
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 17-1021.00
Chemical Engineers 17-2041.00
Chemical Technicians 19-4031.00
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1052.00
Chemists 19-2031.00
Chief Sustainability Officers designated as a Hot Career 11-1011.03
Chiropractors 29-1011.00
City and Regional Planning Aides 19-4061.01
Civil Drafters 17-3011.02
Civil Engineering Technicians 17-3022.00
Civil Engineers designated as a Hot Career 17-2051.00
Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance 13-1031.01
Climate Change Analysts 19-2041.01
Clinical Data Managers 15-2041.02
Clinical Psychologists 19-3031.02
Clinical Research Coordinators 11-9121.01
Coating, Painting and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders designated as a Hot Career 51-9121.00
Coil Winders, Tapers and Finishers 51-2021.00
Coin, Vending and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 49-9091.00
Commercial Pilots 53-2012.00
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1122.00
Community Health Workers 21-1094.00
Compensation, Benefits and Job Analysis Specialists 13-1141.00
Computer and Information Research Scientists 15-1111.00
Computer and Information Systems Managers 11-3021.00
Computer Hardware Engineers 17-2061.00
Computer Network Architects 15-1143.00
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic 51-4012.00
Computer Operators 43-9011.00
Computer Programmers 15-1131.00
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1021.00
Computer Systems Analysts 15-1121.00
Computer Systems Engineers/Architects 15-1199.02
Computer User Support Specialists 15-1151.00
Computer, Automated Teller and Office Machine Repairers designated as a Hot Career 49-2011.00
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011.00
Construction Carpenters Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2031.01
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 47-5041.00
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, except Mechanical Door 49-9012.00
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 51-9193.00
Copy Writers 27-3043.04
Coroners designated as a Hot Career 13-1041.06
Counseling Psychologists 19-3031.03
Crane and Tower Operators 53-7021.00
Credit Analysts 13-2041.00
Criminal Investigators and Special Agents 33-3021.03
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1111.00
Critical Care Nurses Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 29-1141.03
Crushing, Grinding and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 51-9021.00
Curators 25-4012.00
Cutting, Punching and Press Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031.00
Cytogenetic Technologists designated as a Hot Career 29-2011.01
Cytotechnologists designated as a Hot Career 29-2011.02
Data Warehousing Specialists 15-1199.07
Database Administrators 15-1141.00
Database Architects 15-1199.06
Dental Laboratory Technicians 51-9081.00
Dentists, General 29-1021.00
Dermatologists 29-1069.02
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 47-5011.00
Desktop Publishers 43-9031.00
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032.00
Dietetic Technicians 29-2051.00
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031.00
Distance Learning Coordinators 11-9039.01
Document Management Specialists 15-1199.12
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4032.00
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081.00
Earth Drillers, except Oil and Gas 47-5021.00
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1063.00
Economists 19-3011.00
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1081.00
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 49-2093.00
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 49-2094.00
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation and Relay 49-2095.00
Electrical Drafters 17-3012.02
Electrical Engineering Technicians 17-3023.03
Electrical Engineering Technologists 17-3029.02
Electrical Engineers 17-2071.00
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 49-9051.00
Electricians Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2111.00
Electromechanical Engineering Technologists 17-3029.03
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 51-2023.00
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 17-3024.00
Electronic Drafters 17-3012.01
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 49-2096.00
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 49-2097.00
Electronics Engineering Technicians 17-3023.01
Electronics Engineering Technologists 17-3029.04
Electronics Engineers, except Computer 17-2072.00
Elevator Installers and Repairers 47-4021.00
Embalmers 39-4011.00
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 29-2041.00
Endoscopy Technicians 31-9099.02
Energy Engineers 17-2199.03
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1032.00
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1123.00
Environmental Compliance Inspectors designated as a Hot Career 13-1041.01
Environmental Economists 19-3011.01
Environmental Engineering Technicians 17-3025.00
Environmental Engineers 17-2081.00
Environmental Restoration Planners 19-2041.02
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 19-4091.00
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1053.00
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 19-2041.00
Epidemiologists 19-1041.00
Exercise Physiologists 29-1128.00
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts and Blasters 47-5031.00
Extruding, Forming, Pressing and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 51-9041.00
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062.00
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians designated as a Hot Career 49-3041.00
Fence Erectors 47-4031.00
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 51-2091.00
Film and Video Editors 27-4032.00
Financial Analysts 13-2051.00
Financial Examiners 13-2061.00
Financial Quantitative Analysts 13-2099.01
Fire Investigators 33-2021.02
Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers 17-2111.02
Fish and Game Wardens 33-3031.00
Floor Layers, except Carpet, Wood and Hard Tiles 47-2042.00
Food Batchmakers 51-3092.00
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3093.00
Food Science Technicians 19-4011.02
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012.00
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1124.00
Forensic Science Technicians 19-4092.00
Forest and Conservation Technicians 19-4093.00
Forest and Conservation Workers 45-4011.00
Forest Firefighters 33-2011.02
Foresters 19-1032.00
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1043.00
Forging Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4022.00
Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts 13-2099.04
Freight Forwarders 43-5011.01
Fuel Cell Engineers 17-2141.01
Fuel Cell Technicians 17-3029.10
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier and Kettle Operators and Tenders 51-9051.00
Gas Plant Operators 51-8092.00
Gem and Diamond Workers 51-9071.06
Genetic Counselors 29-9092.00
Geneticists 19-1029.03
Geodetic Surveyors 17-1022.01
Geographers 19-3092.00
Geographic Information Systems Technicians 15-1199.05
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1064.00
Geological Sample Test Technicians 19-4041.02
Geophysical Data Technicians 19-4041.01
Geoscientists, except Hydrologists and Geographers 19-2042.00
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists 15-1199.04
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 45-2041.00
Green Marketers 11-2011.01
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 51-9022.00
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 47-4041.00
Health Educators 21-1091.00
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1071.00
Healthcare Social Workers 21-1022.00
Hearing Aid Specialists 29-2092.00
Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers designated as a Hot Career 49-9021.01
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 53-3032.00
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013.00
Helpers--Extraction Workers 47-5081.00
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance and Repair Workers 49-9098.00
Helpers--Production Workers 51-9198.00
Highway Maintenance Workers Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-4051.00
Historians 19-3093.00
History Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1125.00
Histotechnologists and Histologic Technicians designated as a Hot Career 29-2011.03
Home Appliance Repairers 49-9031.00
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1192.00
Hospitalists 29-1069.03
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 51-4071.00
Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists 17-2112.01
Hydroelectric Plant Technicians 51-8099.04
Hydrologists 19-2043.00
Industrial Ecologists 19-2041.03
Industrial Engineering Technicians 17-3026.00
Industrial Engineering Technologists 17-3029.05
Industrial Engineers 17-2112.00
Industrial Machinery Mechanics designated as a Hot Career 49-9041.00
Industrial Safety and Health Engineers 17-2111.01
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 53-7051.00
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 19-3032.00
Informatics Nurse Specialists 15-1121.01
Information Security Analysts 15-1122.00
Information Technology Project Managers 15-1199.09
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers and Weighers 51-9061.00
Instructional Coordinators 25-9031.00
Instructional Designers and Technologists 25-9031.01
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 47-2132.00
Insurance Underwriters 13-2053.00
Intelligence Analysts 33-3021.06
Internists, General 29-1063.00
Investment Underwriters 13-2099.03
Judicial Law Clerks 23-1012.00
Landscape Architects 17-1012.00
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 37-3011.00
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4034.00
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1112.00
Lawyers 23-1011.00
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 51-4192.00
Legislators 11-1031.00
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1082.00
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 53-7033.00
Locomotive Firers 53-4012.00
Logging Equipment Operators 45-4022.00
Logistics Analysts 13-1081.02
Logistics Engineers 13-1081.01
Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists 29-1122.01
Machinists designated as a Hot Career 51-4041.00
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 49-9071.00
Maintenance WorkersR, Machinery 49-9043.00
Management Analysts Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 13-1111.00
Manufacturing Engineering Technologists 17-3029.06
Manufacturing Engineers 17-2199.04
Manufacturing Production Technicians 17-3029.09
Mapping Technicians 17-3031.02
Marine Architects 17-2121.02
Marine Engineers 17-2121.01
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists designated as a Hot Career 13-1161.00
Marriage and Family Therapists 21-1013.00
Massage Therapists 31-9011.00
Materials Engineers 17-2131.00
Materials Scientists 19-2032.00
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1022.00
Mathematical Technicians 15-2091.00
Mathematicians 15-2021.00
Mechanical Drafters 17-3013.00
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 17-3027.00
Mechanical Engineering Technologists 17-3029.07
Mechanical Engineers 17-2141.00
Mechatronics Engineers 17-2199.05
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians designated as a Hot Career 29-2012.00
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists designated as a Hot Career 29-2011.00
Medical Appliance Technicians 51-9082.00
Medical Equipment Preparers 31-9093.00
Medical Equipment Repairers 49-9062.00
Medical Scientists, except Epidemiologists 19-1042.00
Medical Secretaries 43-6013.00
Medical Transcriptionists 31-9094.00
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 21-1023.00
Mental Health Counselors 21-1014.00
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 51-4051.00
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians 51-8099.02
Microbiologists 19-1022.00
Microsystems Engineers 17-2199.06
Middle School Teachers, except Special and Career/Technical Education designated as a Hot Career 25-2022.00
Midwives 29-9099.01
Millwrights 49-9044.00
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 17-2151.00
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 51-9023.00
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, except Engines 49-3042.00
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 51-4061.00
Molding, Coremaking and Casting Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4072.00
Molecular and Cellular Biologists 19-1029.02
Motion Picture Projectionists 39-3021.00
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 49-3051.00
Multimedia Artists and Animators 27-1014.00
Municipal Clerks 43-4031.02
Museum Technicians and Conservators 25-4013.00
Music Therapists 29-1125.02
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 49-9063.00
Nanosystems Engineers 17-2199.09
Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians 17-3029.12
Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists 17-3029.11
Natural Sciences Managers 11-9121.00
Naturopathic Physicians 29-1199.04
Network and Computer Systems Administrators designated as a Hot Career 15-1142.00
Neurodiagnostic Technologists 29-2099.01
Neurologists 29-1069.04
Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists 19-3039.01
Non-Destructive Testing Specialists 17-3029.01
Nuclear Engineers 17-2161.00
Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians 19-4051.01
Nuclear Medicine Physicians 29-1069.05
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033.00
Nuclear Monitoring Technicians 19-4051.02
Nurse Anesthetists 29-1151.00
Nurse Midwives 29-1161.00
Nurse Practitioners 29-1171.00
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1072.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 29-1064.00
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 29-9011.00
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 29-9012.00
Occupational Therapists 29-1122.00
Occupational Therapy Assistants 31-2011.00
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2073.00
Operations Research Analysts 15-2031.00
Ophthalmic Medical Technologists 29-2099.05
Ophthalmologists 29-1069.06
Optometrists 29-1041.00
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 29-1022.00
Orthodontists 29-1023.00
Orthotists 29-1199.05
Orthotists and Prosthetists 29-2091.00
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 51-9111.00
Painters, Transportation Equipment 51-9122.00
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 51-9196.00
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 23-2011.00
Pathologists 29-1069.07
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 51-4062.00
Patternmakers, Wood 51-7032.00
Pediatricians, General 29-1065.00
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers and Applicators, Vegetation designated as a Hot Career 37-3012.00
Petroleum Engineers 17-2171.00
Pharmacists 29-1051.00
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1126.00
Phlebotomists 31-9097.00
Photonics Engineers 17-2199.07
Photonics Technicians 17-3029.08
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians 29-1069.08
Physical Therapist Assistants 31-2021.00
Physical Therapists 29-1123.00
Physician Assistants 29-1071.00
Physicists 19-2012.00
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1054.00
Pile-Driver Operators 47-2072.00
Pilots, Ship 53-5021.03
Plumbers Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2152.02
Podiatrists 29-1081.00
Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers 27-3043.05
Police Detectives 33-3021.01
Police Identification and Records Officers 33-3021.02
Political Scientists 19-3094.00
Power Distributors and Dispatchers 51-8012.00
Precision Agriculture Technicians 19-4099.02
Pressers, Textile, Garment and Related Materials 51-6021.00
Preventive Medicine Physicians 29-1069.09
Product Safety Engineers 17-2111.03
Prosthodontists 29-1024.00
Psychiatrists 29-1066.00
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1066.00
Pump Operators, except Wellhead Pumpers 53-7072.00
Quality Control Analysts 19-4099.01
Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists 17-2072.01
Radio Mechanics 49-2021.01
Radiologic Technologists designated as a Hot Career 29-2034.00
Radiologists 29-1069.10
Rail Car Repairers 49-3043.00
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators and Hostlers 53-4013.00
Range Managers 19-1031.02
Recreational Therapists 29-1125.00
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 49-3092.00
Refractory Materials Repairers, except Brickmasons 49-9045.00
Registered Nurses Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 29-1141.00
Rehabilitation Counselors 21-1015.00
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 47-2171.00
Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists 19-2099.01
Remote Sensing Technicians 19-4099.03
Reporters and Correspondents 27-3022.00
Respiratory Therapists 29-1126.00
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 29-2054.00
Riggers 49-9096.00
Risk Management Specialists 13-2099.02
Robotics Engineers 17-2199.08
Robotics Technicians 17-3024.01
Rock Splitters, Quarry 47-5051.00
Rough Carpenters Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2031.02
Sales Engineers 41-9031.00
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Wood 51-7041.00
School Psychologists 19-3031.01
Search Marketing Strategists 15-1199.10
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 49-2098.00
Security Management Specialists designated as a Hot Career 13-1199.02
Semiconductor Processors 51-9141.00
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating and Still Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 51-9012.00
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas and Mining 47-5013.00
Social Science Research Assistants 19-4061.00
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1113.00
Sociologists 19-3041.00
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1067.00
Software Developers, Applications designated as a Hot Career 15-1132.00
Software Developers, Systems Software 15-1133.00
Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers 15-1199.01
Soil and Plant Scientists designated as a Hot Career 19-1013.00
Soil and Water Conservationists 19-1031.01
Solar Energy Systems Engineers 17-2199.11
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 47-2231.00
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 25-2053.00
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 25-2054.00
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127.00
Sports Medicine Physicians 29-1069.11
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 51-8021.00
Statistical Assistants 43-9111.00
Statisticians 15-2041.00
Structural Iron and Steel Workers designated as a Hot Career 47-2221.00
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041.00
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 21-1011.00
Surgeons 29-1067.00
Survey Researchers 19-3022.00
Surveying Technicians 17-3031.01
Surveyors 17-1022.00
Sustainability Specialists designated as a Hot Career 13-1199.05
Tank Car, Truck and Ship Loaders 53-7121.00
Technical Writers 27-3042.00
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, except Line Installers 49-2022.00
Tire Builders 51-9197.00
Tire Repairers and Changers 49-3093.00
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111.00
Traffic Technicians 53-6041.00
Transportation Engineers designated as a Hot Career 17-2051.01
Transportation Planners 19-3099.01
Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, except Aviation 53-6051.07
Treasurers and Controllers 11-3031.01
Tutors 25-3099.02
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051.00
Urologists 29-1069.12
Validation Engineers 17-2199.02
Veterinarians 29-1131.00
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 31-9096.00
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 29-2056.00
Watch Repairers 49-9064.00
Water Resource Specialists 11-9121.02
Water/Wastewater Engineers 17-2081.01
Weatherization Installers and Technicians 47-4099.03
Web Administrators 15-1199.03
Web Developers 15-1134.00
Welding, Soldering and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 51-4122.00
Wellhead Pumpers 53-7073.00
Wind Energy Engineers 17-2199.10
Wind Energy Project Managers 11-9199.10
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, except Sawing 51-7042.00
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 19-1023.00

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