South Dakota Job Growth
There were 460,400 jobs in South Dakota in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 471,679 employed persons for the month. South Dakota lost 700 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,839 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is South Dakota job growth compared to other states.
|Employment Survey||May 2023||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 April 2023 for South Dakota at 461,100. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in South Dakota according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in South Dakota for May 2023 is at a new high of 471,679.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Dakota Employment History