Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Producing a Name for Itself: South Dakota's Manufacturing Industry

In conjunction with South Dakota Manufacturing Week Sept. 27-Oct. 1, we're celebrating the industry's significance to the state's economy. In this month's Labor Bulletin article, reflect with us on South Dakota Manufacturing's history, and focus on current opportunities and expected trends.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota based on the most current data available, August 2021.

Pandemic Picture

The Pandemic Picture provides updates on the recovery of South Dakota's labor market since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the state. The page is updated in conjunction with publication of the South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin. See our release dates.

South Dakota Workforce Report

A comprehensive, annual report on the state of South Dakota's workforce was published Sept. 23, 2021. The 2020 South Dakota Workforce Report (Adobe PDF format) is a recap of South Dakota's labor market in calendar year 2020 (with insights into the COVID-19 pandemic's impacts) and also includes updates based on 2021 data available to date.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.

Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force Data for Metro Areas

Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for July 2021 are available on our Economic Snapshot page.

Comparable data for all the nation's metro areas were released July 28 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website. August 2021 data for the metro areas will be released Sept. 29, 2021.

Release Dates

Find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.