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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Metro Area

MSA: Sioux Falls, SD
counties: Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Turner
Population (2016 estimate): 256,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 153,000
Average Earnings (2016): $39,080

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 4,330 29.0 0.6 $103,160
Business and Financial Operations 8,160 54.7 1.1 $59,710
IT and Mathematical 4,430 29.7 1.0 $61,090
Architecture and Engineering 1,450 9.7 0.5 $63,890
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 690 4.6 0.6 $60,950
Community and Social Services 2,420 16.2 1.1 $38,940
Legal and Judicial 690 4.6 0.6 $60,050
Education, Training, and Library 5,920 39.6 0.6 $40,180
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,240 15.0 1.1 $36,890
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 13,630 91.3 1.5 $54,800
Healthcare Support 3,540 23.7 0.8 $27,090
Protective Services 2,060 13.8 0.6 $37,020
Food Preparation and Serving Related 13,810 92.5 1.0 $20,180
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,120 34.3 1.1 $23,700
Personal Care and Services 5,540 37.1 1.2 $22,950
Sales and Related 17,280 115.8 1.1 $29,800
Office and Administrative Support 24,750 165.8 1.1 $29,880
Construction and Extraction 7,020 47.0 1.2 $36,860
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,440 36.4 0.9 $42,730
Production 9,880 66.2 1.0 $31,030
Transportation and Material Moving 10,750 72.0 1.0 $29,830

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