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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

December 2018

South Dakota Career Opportunities Extend Far Beyond the "Top" Occupations

In the past few issues of the Labor Bulletin, articles have covered the fastest growing occupations, the highest demand occupations and South Dakota's 30 highest demand-highest wage occupations or hot careers. What if you don't find what you're looking for in those top 30 hot careers? Read this month's article to learn about many more occupations that are projected to have great demand and good wages right here in South Dakota.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the November labor market in South Dakota, including the estimated labor supply, labor force and nonfarm worker data.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators. The snapshot was recently enhanced to include comparative data for the month prior. Labor force data for the metro areas was also added.

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

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Exploring South Dakota Career Opportunities by Career Cluster

The Labor Market Information Center recently released an additional way to explore great South Dakota career opportunities--by Career Cluster. From a menu of Career Clusters, select one of interest to see a list of all the occupations included within that group. Then simply click on each occupation to learn more about it in the virtual labor market data system. The virtual system presents a wealth of information on each occupation, including state-specific employment, outlook and wage data.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 job service offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest job service office.

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