Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Workers by Industry (type of business)

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (workers and pay covered by unemployment insurance)

Nonfarm Wage & Salaried Workers

Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Extraction Tool
Provides easy access to data products produced through the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership. The Beta release of this tool makes the entire Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) dataset available through a simple query-building interface. Learn more about the LED Extraction Tool (pamphlet in Adobe PDF format).

Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) Explorer
Current industry-based statistics for South Dakota and most other states from the U.S. Census Bureau. Learn more about QWI Explorer (pamphlet in Adobe PDF format).

See scheduled release dates of nonfarm data.

See definition of covered workers.

See definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.


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