South Dakota Job Growth
There were 428,700 jobs in South Dakota in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 446,306 employed persons for the month. South Dakota added 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 548 (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 15,600 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 26,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in South Dakota reached a maximum of 453,878 in March 2020. 7,572 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 27,282 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Dakota Employment History