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Title - Labor Market Information Center

Covered Workers & Annual Pay - 2010 Annual Summary

Table 18 shows annual pay for covered workers by county for 2009 and 2010. The county with the highest annual pay for 2010 was Union County at $43,328.

The majority of South Dakota's counties experienced increases in annual pay. The highest percentage gains occurred in Union, Ziebach and Lake counties. The largest actual numeric gains also occurred in Union, Ziebach and Lake counties.

Annual Pay for Covered Workers by County
2010
County
2009
2010 Percent Change County 2009 2010 Percent Change
Aurora $25,645 $26,183 2.1% Hyde $28,330 $29,974 5.8%
Beadle $30,997 $31,935 3.0% Jackson $23,974 $24,552 2.4%
Bennett $24,181 $25,926 7.2% Jerauld $28,200 $30,092 6.7%
Bon Homme $25,389 $26,249 3.4% Jones $21,958 $22,112 0.7%
Brookings $33,784 $34,622 2.5% Kingsbury $28,955 $28,861 -0.3%
Brown $32,991 $34,164 3.6% Lake $28,930 $31,057 7.4%
Brule $24,326 $25,098 3.2% Lawrence $27,878 $29,038 4.2%
Buffalo $35,913 $33,980 -5.4% Lincoln $36,718 $38,264 4.2%
Butte $26,107 $27,545 5.5% Lyman $23,920 $24,715 3.3%
Campbell $23,414 $24,316 3.9% McCook $24,605 $26,132 6.2%
Charles Mix $25,927 $27,098 4.5% McPherson $24,092 $24,247 0.6%
Clark $25,848 $25,983 0.5% Marshall $27,362 $28,528 4.3%
Clay $30,269 $30,752 1.6% Meade $32,256 $33,427 3.6%
Codington $31,354 $32,194 2.7% Mellette $22,690 $22,431 -1.1%
Corson $28,188 $29,999 6.4% Miner $26,452 $28,233 6.7%
Custer $27,292 $28,621 4.9% Minnehaha $37,801 $38,793 2.6%
Davison $30,281 $31,318 3.4% Moody $32,024 $32,498 1.5%
Day $23,564 $25,256 7.2% Pennington $32,893 $33,779 2.7%
Deuel $33,473 $33,748 0.8% Perkins $23,861 $25,002 4.8%
Dewey $29,711 $31,419 5.7% Potter $27,393 $27,881 1.8%
Douglas $26,467 $26,861 1.5% Roberts $26,343 $27,381 3.9%
Edmunds $28,793 $29,639 2.9% Sanborn $26,468 $26,022 -1.7%
Fall River $29,652 $30,934 4.3% Shannon $33,269 $35,439 6.5%
Faulk $26,425 $27,328 3.4% Spink $28,220 $29,020 2.8%
Grant $31,261 $32,924 5.3% Stanley $25,720 $27,135 5.5%
Gregory $23,752 $24,028 1.2% Sully $27,049 $26,847 -0.7%
Haakon $26,124 $27,056 3.6% Todd $30,076 $30,000 -0.3%
Hamlin $27,537 $28,118 2.1% Tripp $26,181 $26,664 1.8%
Hand $25,988 $26,648 2.5% Turner $37,307 $29,325 -21.4%
Hanson $27,782 $28,251 1.7% Union $39,011 $43,328 11.1%
Harding $29,963 $30,730 2.6% Walworth $25,418 $26,158 2.9%
Hughes $34,814 $35,011 0.6% Yankton $32,077 $33,301 3.8%
Hutchinson $25,960 $26,801 3.2% Ziebach $29,330 $32,373 10.4%
Data subject to revision.
Produced by the Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor, in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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