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Sioux Falls, South Dakota Job Growth

There were 156,600 jobs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 146,356 employed persons for the month. Sioux Falls added 300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 513 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sioux Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 156,600 +300 +1,300
CPS 146,356 +513 +1,405

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sioux Falls 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 for Sioux Falls, South Dakota

CES employment for Sioux Falls peaked in December 2017 at 156,600. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Sioux Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 156,300 in January 2018, Sioux Falls has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Sioux Falls is at a new high of 146,356.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 156,600 300 146,356 513
January 2018 156,300 -300 145,843 1,519
December 2017 156,600 700 144,324 -702
November 2017 155,900 0 145,026 -625
October 2017 155,900 -100 145,651 -29
September 2017 156,000 600 145,680 -70
August 2017 155,400 -200 145,750 581
July 2017 155,600 -100 145,169 992
June 2017 155,700 400 144,177 -560
May 2017 155,300 -200 144,737 -89
April 2017 155,500 0 144,826 -203
March 2017 155,500 200 145,029 78