Department of Numbers

South Dakota Job Growth

There were 450,300 jobs in South Dakota in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 467,350 employed persons for the month. South Dakota added 2,400 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 832 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is South Dakota job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 450,300 +2,400 +7,900
CPS 467,350 +832 +13,333

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 in July 2022 for South Dakota is at a new high of 450,300.

CPS employment in South Dakota for July 2022 is at a new high of 467,350.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

South Dakota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 450,300 2,400 467,350 832
June 2022 447,900 -1,200 466,518 1,516
May 2022 449,100 1,500 465,002 2,217
April 2022 447,600 2,000 462,785 1,740
March 2022 445,600 2,500 461,045 2,165
February 2022 443,100 700 458,880 1,184
January 2022 442,400 300 457,696 1,406
December 2021 442,100 -100 456,290 52
November 2021 442,200 -1,700 456,238 182
October 2021 443,900 1,400 456,056 792
September 2021 442,500 -100 455,264 621
August 2021 442,600 200 454,643 626