Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

 
November 2014
Labor Market Information Center
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Overview of South Dakota labor market

October 2014 labor force and nonfarm industry employment data is now available online. See an overview of the new data.

Gobbledy good facts

This year Thanksgiving dinner will cost a little less than $50 for 10 people. Discover more about the cost of a typical Thanksgiving feast as well as South Dakota establishments and employees who contribute to the bountiful harvest festivities in our Thanksgiving fun facts.

Snapshot of South Dakota's economy

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

Labor market information barometer

A real time labor market Information line graph, "LMI Barometer," graphically monitors fluctuations in the state's labor market, comparing the number of South Dakota residents seeking employment with the number of available jobs and the number of New Hires reported, using the most current data possible. See the LMI Barometer.

Seasonally adjusted September labor force data for metro areas available

Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for September 2014 are available from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the BLS news release or download the data from the BLS website now. Historical data back to 2000 is available upon request to the BLS. October 2014 data will be available from BLS Dec. 9. See our release dates for other future releases. For more information about seasonally adjusted labor force data for metropolitan areas, please see the Question and Answer document prepared by BLS.

Latest data releases

View and print tables of the most current data available, including labor force, nonfarm wage and salaried worker levels by industry, annualized pay, activity levels of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and more.

Printable Labor Bulletin

Print this month's issue of the South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin (in Adobe .pdf format*). Print a past issue from an archive.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation can provide businesses with employment-related solutions and help people with job placement and career transition services. For more information, visit their website. DLR has professional staff in 18 offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest office.

Subscribe to the e-Labor Bulletin

Subscribe to the e-Labor Bulletin to receive an email when the monthly publication has been posted online.

Release dates

Click here to find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.

Contact us

Labor Market Information Center
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
Phone: 605.626.2314 or 1.800.592.1881
Fax: 605.626.2322
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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184