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Sioux Falls, South Dakota Job Growth

There were 169,800 jobs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 160,864 employed persons for the month. Sioux Falls added 1,100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 728 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sioux Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 169,800 +1,100 +7,100
CPS 160,864 +728 +5,169

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 in September 2022 is at a new high of 169,800.

CPS employment in September 2022 for Sioux Falls is at a new high of 160,864.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 169,800 1,100 160,864 728
August 2022 168,700 700 160,136 790
July 2022 168,000 1,100 159,346 625
June 2022 166,900 400 158,721 763
May 2022 166,500 900 157,958 727
April 2022 165,600 1,300 157,231 587
March 2022 164,300 1,000 156,644 450
February 2022 163,300 100 156,194 99
January 2022 163,200 0 156,095 457
December 2021 163,200 -400 155,638 -12
November 2021 163,600 500 155,650 -45
October 2021 163,100 400 155,695 0