South Dakota Job Growth
There were 418,500 jobs in South Dakota in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 430,091 employed persons for the month. South Dakota lost 900 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,801 (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 March 2013 for South Dakota at 419,400. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in South Dakota according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in South Dakota reached a maximum of 430,235 in March 2008. 144 jobs have been lost in South Dakota since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 416,879, South Dakota has added 13,212 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Dakota Employment History