South Dakota Job Growth
There were 446,500 jobs in South Dakota in March 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 451,007 employed persons for the month. South Dakota added 300 jobs in March 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,041 (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 January 2019 for South Dakota at 447,800. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in South Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 446,200 in February 2019, South Dakota has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in South Dakota for March 2019 is at a new high of 451,007.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Dakota Employment History