Covered Workers & Annual Pay - 2012 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||14||278||$35,001|
|Textile Product Mills||23||376||$32,892|
|Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing||*||*||*|
|Wood Product Manufacturing||59||2,044||$39,570|
|Printing and Related Support Activities||104||1,403||$37,808|
|Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing||5||8||$49,566|
|Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing||50||1,443||$38,724|
|Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing||85||1,502||$49,345|
|Primary Metal Manufacturing||8||638||$43,489|
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing||168||4,227||$41,872|
|Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing||36||2,261||$43,020|
|Electrical Equipment and Appliance Manufacturing||12||421||$40,059|
|Transportation Equipment Manufacturing||60||2,748||$43,735|
|Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing||76||2,091||$33,926|
*Data was suppressed to prevent disclosure of confidential information.
In 2012, the Manufacturing industry increased employment by 1,971 workers (5.0 percent) for an average of 41,175 workers. The number of establishments decreased, down by 13 for a total of 1,112 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.
In 2012, 16 of the 21 industries showed a gain in the number of workers, showing a recovery from the recession. The following industries showed worker gains:
Despite overall gain in workers for this industry, four of the 21 manufacturing industry sectors experienced decreased worker levels. Worker loss occurred within the sectors:
The 2012 annual pay for the manufacturing sector was $42,176, an increase of 1.7 percent compared to the 2011 level of $41,474. The 18 subsectors listed below had increases in their annual pay:
The majority of the manufacturing subsectors had an increase in annual salary. However, there were three sectors that had a significant decrease in annual pay:
Overall, the manufacturing sector had a large increase in the number of workers from 2011 to 2012, as well as an annual increase in annual pay. Although the recession greatly impacted the manufacturing industry in 2009, the 2010 and 2011 data showed the manufacturing industry recovering from the recession, and 2012 data showed strong growth.