South Dakota Job Growth
There were 436,300 jobs in South Dakota in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 443,400 employed persons for the month. South Dakota added 800 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 222 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is South Dakota job growth compared to other states.
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South Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for South Dakota as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in South Dakota
CES employment peaked in April 2017 for South Dakota at 438,900. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in South Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 435,500 in October 2017, South Dakota has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in South Dakota reached a maximum of 444,264 in April 2017. 864 jobs have been lost in South Dakota since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 442,850, South Dakota has added 550 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Dakota Employment History