South Dakota Job Growth
There were 416,100 jobs in South Dakota in June 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 434,368 employed persons for the month. South Dakota added 9,300 jobs in June 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,838 (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 February 2020 for South Dakota at 444,300. Since then 28,200 jobs have been lost in South Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 402,500 in April 2020, South Dakota has gained 13,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in South Dakota reached a maximum of 453,878 in March 2020. 19,510 jobs have been lost in South Dakota since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 419,024, South Dakota has added 15,344 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Dakota Employment History