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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

February 2019

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages is Rich Data Source

If you are searching for comprehensive data on South Dakota employers, workers and pay by industry, location or size class, the Labor Market Information Center (LMIC) has just what you need. This month's Labor Bulletin article shows the power of QCEW data featuring highlights from the 2017 QCEW summary.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the January 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.

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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Revised Labor Force Data Available

Revised national and South Dakota labor force data for the years 2014-2018 is now available in the virtual labor market data system. Revised data for South Dakota’s sub-state areas will be published in the system April 19. These revisions are due to an annual process called benchmarking.

New Poster Series Available For South Dakota Career Opportunities

A new poster series is now available featuring South Dakota career opportunities by career cluster. Each of the posters in this series features one of the 16 career clusters and includes a list of just some of the great South Dakota occupations in each career cluster. To order the posters in print form, please visit the order form or contact us by mail, phone, fax or email.

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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Release Dates

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