Aug 17, 2016

Data Resources - Workforce

Average Hours in a Work Week: The average work week varies from year to year and from city to city. The Labor Department compiles data on the average work week and makes estimates. To view these estimates, click here

Average Annual Pay per State:: The Board of Regents used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to make a graphic on average annual page per state. The graphic can show overall average wage as well as average wages in specific occupational categories. To view this graphic, click here.  To view the data directly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, click here.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Though this resource encompasses the entire United States, specific labor statistics on South Dakota, including industry level breakdowns and wage estimates can be found here..

Career/Technical Education (CTE) Statistics: Provided only on the national level, find data relating to CTE careers here.

Census Bureau Employment Statistics: To view the U.S. Census Bureau’s statistics on employment, click here.

Employment Projections by Industry: Some industries are projected to grow faster than others into the year 2022. To view the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation’s predictions, click here. To view just the fastest growing industries, click here.

Government Employment and Spend Statistics: The U.S. Census Bureau has a page dedicated to statistics about government employment and spending. To see these statistics, click here.

Labor Databases, Tables, and Calculators: The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a wealth of information on the workforce here.

Average Annual Pay per State: The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation created an interactive chart for Labor force statistics in South Dakota. Data can be broken down by year, month, county and field (unemployment, employment, etc.). To view the cart, click here.

Unemployment: To view the most up to date unemployment rates from the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, click here. 

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