Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Wages, Earnings & Income

Occupational Wages

South Dakota & areas

South Dakota wages by level of education required

Occupational Wage Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


All states

If you would like to receive this data for South Dakota in Microsoft Excel format (a file created from data downloaded from BLS website) please contact us.

Minimum Wage

Federal Minimum Wage

History of Federal Minimum Wage Rates Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 1938 - 2009
  (from the U.S. Department of Labor)

South Dakota Minimum Wage

Earnings (by industry)

Annual Pay of Covered Workers

Income (links to income data available from other sources*)

U.S. Census Bureau

Bureau of Economic Analysis (national income data)

Bureau of Economic Analysis (state income data)

Prevailing Wages for Federal Construction Contracts (Davis-Bacon Act)

Visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Davis-Bacon and Related Acts home page.

Learn more about prevailing wages under the Davis-Bacon Act.

*Although income data is available from sources other than the Labor Market Information Center, if you need assistance on the best measure of income to use for your particular needs, please contact us.

Other Related Resources

Real Wage Calculator (Governor's Office of Economic Development)







Marcia Hultman, Secretary
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-4505
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184