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Sioux Falls, South Dakota Job Growth

There were 154,500 jobs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 145,043 employed persons for the month. Sioux Falls added 800 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 92 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sioux Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 154,500 +800 +2,700
CPS 145,043 +92 +2,647

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sioux Falls 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 for Sioux Falls, South Dakota

CES employment for Sioux Falls in March 2017 is at a new high of 154,500.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Sioux Falls is at a new high of 145,043.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 154,500 800 145,043 92
February 2017 153,700 -400 144,951 291
January 2017 154,100 300 144,660 825
December 2016 153,800 -200 143,835 -444
November 2016 154,000 700 144,279 24
October 2016 153,300 -100 144,255 591
September 2016 153,400 100 143,664 349
August 2016 153,300 0 143,315 426
July 2016 153,300 1,000 142,889 750
June 2016 152,300 -200 142,139 358
May 2016 152,500 300 141,781 -210
April 2016 152,200 400 141,991 -405