Covered Workers & Annual Pay - 2010 Annual Summary
Businesses within the Manufacturing industry group transform materials, substances or components into new products.
South Dakota Covered Workers and Pay
Manufacturing Industry Group
Industry Group, Industry and Subsector
|Number of Establishments||
Average Number of Workers
|Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing||12||255||$32,766|
|Textile Product Mills||24||409||$35,481|
|Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing||*||*||*|
|Wood Product Manufacturing||60||1,866||$38,971|
|Printing and Related Support Activities||106||1,349||$37,097|
|Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing||6||17||$32,801|
|Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing||45||1,296||$37,238|
|Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing||88||1,490||$44,732|
|Primary Metal Manufacturing||7||480||$42,295|
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing||178||3,437||$40,525|
|Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing||33||2,142||$38,925|
|Electrical Equipment and Appliance Manufacturing||13||368||$39,652|
|Transportation Equipment Manufacturing||62||2,213||$40,674|
|Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing||81||1,915||$32,338|
*Data was suppressed to prevent disclosure of confidential information.
The Manufacturing industry decreased its employment level by 747 workers (2.0 percent) from 2009 to 2010 for an average of 36,960 workers in 2010. The number of establishments decreased as well, with 14 establishments lost for a total of 1,142 statewide. This industry sector is comprised of both durable and non-durable goods manufacturing. Establishments included in durable goods manufacturing are engaged in manufacturing goods with a normal life expectancy of three or more years. These items typically consist of higher dollar products, such as machinery, furniture, building materials and electronic equipment. Non-durable goods typically consist of food and beverage products, clothing and paper products.
The Manufacturing industry was greatly impacted by the recession and had a large number of layoffs in 2009. In 2010, 10 of the 21 industries showed a net loss in the number of workers. The Miscellaneous Manufacturing (NAICS 339) sector was impacted the most with a loss of 352 workers or 7.0 percent. Most of this loss was located in the Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing subsector. The following industries also showed significant worker losses:
Despite overall loss in workers for this industry, nine of the 21 manufacturing industry sectors experienced increased worker levels. Worker growth mainly occurred within these subsectors:
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing (NAICS 324) remained stable with 17 workers in 2010.
The 2010 annual pay for the Manufacturing sector was $39,899, an increase of 4.1 percent compared to the 2009 level of $38,313. The Manufacturing sector also saw an increase in annual pay within several subsectors, with the following industries having the highest percentage increases:
Although the majority of the Manufacturing sectors had an increase in annual pay, there were four sectors that had decreases in annual pay:
Overall, the Manufacturing sector had a decrease in the number of workers. The loss in 2010 was only 747 workers, which is greatly improved from a loss of 4,988 workers in 2009. The recession greatly impacted the Manufacturing industry via reduced hours, temporary layoffs, permanent layoffs and an elimination of seasonal workers. However, the 2010 data shows that the Manufacturing industry is starting to recover from the recession.