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South Dakota Occupational Wage Estimates
Wages Updated to Quarter Ending September 2014

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Area   Definition Occupation   Definition Field
Percentile   Definition
Central13-2011Accountants and Auditors370$26.47$18.71$21.34$25.26$29.56$36.63
Central11-3011Administrative Services Managers20$34.19$23.73$31.25$34.66$38.38$43.60
Central25-3011Adult Basic and Secondary Ed and Literacy Tea20$16.69$13.29$15.27$16.85$18.31$19.52
Central41-3011Advertising Sales Agents30$23.68$14.22$16.45$24.89$29.87$35.44
Central45-2091Agricultural Equipment Operators40$12.97$10.01$10.64$11.67$15.86$17.72
Central39-3091Amusement and Recreation Attendants60$9.70$8.08$8.84$9.96$10.95$11.55
Central13-2021Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate40$20.33$13.87$15.93$18.32$22.14$26.92
Central17-3011Architectural and Civil Drafters20$15.82$13.08$14.55$16.08$17.52$18.38
Central11-9041Architectural and Engineering Managers30$43.85$34.53$39.50$43.61$48.92$56.46
Central49-3021Automotive Body and Related Repairers40$16.82$12.77$13.76$15.47$20.05$22.73
Central49-3023Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics160$16.68$11.69$13.33$15.36$19.27$24.25
Central51-3011Bakers30$9.48$7.98$8.47$9.28$10.68$11.97
Central35-3011Bartenders270$9.55$7.92$8.45$9.30$10.83$12.39
Central43-3021Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators70$11.87$9.75$10.32$11.22$12.25$15.99
Central19-4021Biological Technicians20$14.45$12.41$13.77$14.48$15.41$15.41
Central43-3031Bookkeeping Accounting and Auditing Clerks960$13.74$9.79$11.66$13.55$15.35$18.38
Central49-3031Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists90$18.96$14.46$16.25$18.45$21.84$24.30
Central53-3022Bus Drivers School190$13.33$10.82$12.29$13.42$14.56$15.30
Central13-1199Business Operations Specialists, All Other60$29.50$19.80$23.45$27.40$35.02$44.27
Central51-3021Butchers and Meat Cutters110$12.96$9.68$11.02$12.78$14.54$17.03
Central13-1021Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products40$28.41$19.02$24.29$27.60$31.07$41.31
Central51-7011Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters40$11.62$9.68$10.36$11.45$13.08$14.45
Central25-2032Career/Tech Education Teachers Secondary School50note1*****
Central47-2031Carpenters260$14.30$11.88$12.69$13.96$15.67$17.89
Central41-2011Cashiers1,350$9.04$7.94$8.34$9.02$9.74$11.30
Central47-2051Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers90$13.56$10.50$11.85$13.45$15.01$17.33
Central11-1011Chief Executives90$40.95$14.17$16.43$19.27$65.13$92.99
Central39-9011Child Care Workers210$8.80$7.81$8.21$8.87$9.55$10.95
Central21-1021Child Family and School Social Workers160$18.46$14.09$15.88$17.74$20.60$23.92
Central29-1011Chiropractors10$39.10$23.27$25.09$28.28$53.37$73.07
Central17-3022Civil Engineering Technicians50$18.11$15.31$16.26$17.90$20.17$22.21
Central17-2051Civil Engineers270$29.61$21.40$25.05$29.12$34.20$38.74
Central53-7061Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment50$9.14$7.99$8.45$9.19$10.12$11.36
Central27-2022Coaches and Scouts80note1*****
Central35-3021Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers Including Fast Food540$8.52$7.72$8.07$8.63$9.20$9.64
Central53-2012Commercial Pilots20note1*****
Central13-1041Compliance Officers300$22.64$16.90$19.72$22.04$25.21$29.20
Central49-2011Computer Automated Teller and Office Machine Repairers30$18.89$14.52$16.83$19.39$21.52$22.82
Central15-1152Computer Network Support Specialists100$26.37$19.57$22.04$26.16$30.83$35.02
Central15-1121Computer Systems Analysts30$36.61$25.15$27.46$32.16$49.73$55.28
Central15-1151Computer User Support Specialists60$16.26$12.62$14.47$16.48$18.16$19.50
Central19-1031Conservation Scientists80$26.20$19.08$20.97$25.06$30.13$36.71
Central47-4011Construction and Building Inspectors20$19.94$15.87$17.17$19.77$22.71$24.23
Central47-2061Construction Laborers50$11.82$8.38$9.69$11.88$13.95$15.41
Central53-7011Conveyor Operators and Tenders120$13.84$10.95$12.26$13.55$14.81$17.47
Central35-2011Cooks Fast Food170$8.96$7.86$8.29$9.02$9.83$11.13
Central35-2012Cooks Institution and Cafeteria310$11.17$8.84$10.01$11.01$12.17$14.16
Central35-2014Cooks Restaurant200$11.08$9.67$10.20$11.03$11.87$13.50
Central35-2015Cooks Short Order60$9.90$7.95$8.53$9.52$11.44$13.31
Central33-3012Correctional Officers and Jailers150$16.35$11.39$14.36$16.63$18.57$21.14
Central13-1051Cost Estimators20$18.11$13.29$14.84$17.71$21.21$23.82
Central41-2021Counter and Rental Clerks70$10.35$7.95$8.39$9.11$10.26$20.39
Central35-3022Counter Attendants Cafeteria Food Concession and Coffee Shop*$9.98$8.03$8.83$10.01$11.17$12.29
Central43-4031Court Municipal and License Clerks100$14.37$10.55$11.76$13.47$15.88$20.90
Central51-9021Crushing Grinding and Polishing Machine Setters Operators and Tenders10$15.09$10.22$10.80$11.79$21.01$22.82
Central43-4051Customer Service Representatives210$13.21$8.54$9.97$12.22$15.98$20.04
Central51-4031Cutting Punching and Press Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Metal and Plastic10$15.51$12.69$14.03$15.79$17.26$18.15
Central31-9091Dental Assistants80$13.52$10.17$11.46$13.19$15.55$17.93
Central29-2021Dental Hygienists20$28.56$25.11$26.50$28.27$30.30$33.90
Central33-3021Detectives and Criminal Investigators20$33.63$20.63$25.67$31.78$42.23$47.86
Central35-9011Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers190$8.67$7.76$8.13$8.76$9.39$10.61
Central35-9021Dishwashers110$8.50$7.78$8.12$8.70$9.27$9.71
Central43-5032Dispatchers Except Police Fire and Ambulance30$14.34$10.23$11.20$13.62$17.10$18.96
Central53-3031Driver/Sales Workers90$16.91$11.77$13.86$16.83$19.41$22.63
Central27-3041Editors20$19.52$16.10$17.07$18.69$21.54$24.92
Central11-9032Education Administrators Elementary and Secondary School60note1*****
Central21-1012Education Guidance School and Vocation Counselors50$18.73$14.66$16.05$17.73$20.42$25.76
Central49-2094Electrical and Electronics Repairers Commercial and Industrial Equipment10$23.68$13.08$14.37$17.10$41.29$41.30
Central49-9051Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers110$26.83$19.16$22.19$26.20$29.92$39.14
Central47-2111Electricians140$20.39$15.76$16.73$18.35$21.35$23.79
Central17-2072Electronics Engineers Except Computer*$32.92$23.26$28.76$32.76$35.83$47.55
Central25-2021Elementary School Teachers Except Special Education490note1*****
Central11-9161Emergency Management Directors40$20.26$15.16$16.72$19.16$23.00$27.40
Central29-2041Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics190$13.51$10.79$12.13$13.43$14.73$16.75
Central19-2041Environmental Scientists and Specialists Including Health50$26.51$20.55$23.02$26.14$28.99$34.36
Central53-7032Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators40$13.98$10.40$11.06$12.13$15.30$20.96
Central43-6011Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants290$16.75$13.09$15.04$16.74$18.40$20.89
Central51-9041Extruding Forming Pressing and Compacting Machine Setters Operators and Tenders70$16.82$11.41$13.21$16.99$20.79$22.33
Central29-1062Family and General Practitioners30$94.08$53.76$68.57$89.23$92.62$92.99
Central49-3041Farm Equipment Mechanics160$19.27$13.42$16.00$19.15$22.69$25.86
Central45-2092Farmworkers and Laborers Crop Nursery and Greenhouse10$11.71$8.45$9.93$12.31$13.72$14.57
Central45-2093Farmworkers Farm and Ranch Animals20$13.18$10.47$11.64$13.11$14.50$16.32
Central43-4071File Clerks10$11.83$9.53$10.36$11.66$13.66$14.68
Central11-3031Financial Managers60$46.25$33.13$38.75$43.57$49.90$58.15
Central47-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers60$24.62$19.77$21.26$24.03$27.89$30.46
Central35-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers120$15.97$12.80$13.98$15.91$17.84$19.02
Central37-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers30$17.12$10.82$14.16$17.44$20.47$22.72
Central37-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping Lawn Service and Groundskeeping Workers10$22.71$17.04$19.55$23.05$26.42$28.46
Central49-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics Installers and Repairers60$31.04$21.93$24.79$28.42$36.55$45.78
Central41-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers30$42.02$28.02$31.92$39.28$52.48$61.26
Central43-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers100$19.57$13.22$15.24$18.98$22.88$27.30
Central39-1021First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers30$15.49$12.51$13.54$15.57$17.46$18.59
Central33-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives20$31.87$21.48$24.70$29.35$38.09$46.46
Central51-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers80$22.48$15.76$18.82$21.93$26.27$30.35
Central41-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers190$19.41$13.15$15.28$17.96$22.12$27.96
Central53-1031First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle20$24.88$19.72$22.14$25.88$28.63$30.25
Central33-3031Fish and Game Wardens30$16.96$13.14$14.92$16.89$18.99$21.55
Central51-3092Food Batchmakers*$9.21$7.70$8.07$8.70$9.32$13.48
Central35-2021Food Preparation Workers400$8.90$7.83$8.24$8.92$9.63$11.13
Central11-9051Food Service Managers30$22.52$18.54$20.41$22.36$24.41$28.08
Central45-4011Forest and Conservation Workers60$12.89$9.95$10.64$11.78$15.02$17.52
Central39-4021Funeral Attendants30$10.67$9.81$10.16$10.74$11.33$11.68
Central39-3012Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners30$12.22$9.95$10.52$11.47$13.67$16.13
Central43-3041Gaming Cage Workers50$10.08$8.15$8.90$10.04$11.35$12.60
Central41-2012Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers50$10.72$8.26$9.22$10.69$12.12$14.01
Central11-1021General and Operations Managers340$45.10$27.33$35.31$44.51$54.80$64.42
Central45-2041Graders and Sorters Agricultural Products120$12.00$10.07$10.75$11.86$13.39$14.36
Central27-1024Graphic Designers30$16.18$12.59$13.42$14.79$18.21$22.78
Central39-5012Hairdressers Hairstylists and Cosmetologists80$13.51$10.31$11.36$13.12$14.90$17.87
Central21-1022Healthcare Social Workers40$17.46$12.76$14.00$16.57$20.28$24.09
Central49-9021Heating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers50$17.36$12.65$13.54$15.02$18.66$27.70
Central47-3012Helpers--Carpenters80$9.13$7.87$8.36$9.18$10.32$11.27
Central47-3015Helpers--Pipelayers Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters*$11.78$9.96$10.38$11.09$11.78$16.57
Central47-4051Highway Maintenance Workers270$14.08$10.24$12.38$14.18$16.38$17.95
Central31-1011Home Health Aides100$12.23$10.08$10.98$12.33$13.63$14.41
Central35-9031Hosts and Hostesses Restaurant Lounge and Coffee Shop30$9.05$7.88$8.34$9.12$10.12$11.19
Central43-4081Hotel Motel and Resort Desk Clerks270$10.11$8.04$8.60$9.54$11.48$13.95
Central43-4161Human Resources Assistants Except Payroll and Timekeeping10$15.87$12.00$12.95$14.27$16.78$22.90
Central13-1071Human Resources Specialists40$22.81$16.09$17.62$20.75$26.83$33.14
Central17-2112Industrial Engineers10$38.67$27.39$31.13$35.89$48.48$54.40
Central11-3051Industrial Production Managers10$40.36$31.86$34.14$38.62$46.85$53.62
Central53-7051Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators40$14.69$11.63$12.92$14.66$16.68$18.25
Central25-9031Instructional Coordinators*$28.03$18.40$21.64$26.04$34.97$42.48
Central43-9041Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks70$12.44$9.29$10.71$12.63$14.21$15.29
Central41-3021Insurance Sales Agents210$23.74$13.42$16.21$21.95$28.53$38.05
Central43-4111Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan30$13.22$10.53$11.88$13.32$14.56$15.41
Central37-2011Janitors and Cleaners Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners710$10.45$8.13$9.01$10.35$11.67$13.71
Central25-2012Kindergarten Teachers Except Special Education70note1*****
Central53-7062Laborers and Freight Stock and Material Movers Hand570$10.35$8.24$9.11$10.42$11.55$12.39
Central37-3011Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers210$11.91$9.32$10.31$11.60$13.62$15.01
Central51-6011Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers70$9.88$7.96$8.60$9.81$11.26$12.31
Central23-1011Lawyers90$35.88$25.15$27.95$34.79$41.96$46.81
Central43-6012Legal Secretaries100$15.81$12.67$13.63$15.15$17.64$20.05
Central11-1031Legislators90note1*****
Central25-4021Librarians100$14.98$11.33$12.75$14.35$16.84$19.71
Central25-4031Library Technicians80$9.79$7.98$8.64$9.79$11.06$11.82
Central29-2061Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses200$16.65$12.79$14.58$16.64$18.47$21.25
Central43-4131Loan Interviewers and Clerks170$15.20$10.72$12.64$15.47$17.66$19.05
Central13-2072Loan Officers150$29.49$20.91$23.36$28.91$35.04$40.18
Central11-9081Lodging Managers*$26.64$23.06$25.34$27.16$29.00$30.19
Central37-2012Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners510$9.80$8.05$8.77$9.88$11.04$11.74
Central13-1111Management Analysts200$31.95$19.60$22.05$27.46$35.03$45.58
Central11-0000Management Occupations1,100$36.22$16.23$23.13$33.93$45.24$57.30
Central13-1161Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists20$26.99$17.67$21.38$26.50$30.23$38.17
Central29-2012Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians30$18.26$13.43$15.44$18.29$21.08$22.91
Central29-2011Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists50$22.72$16.56$18.46$21.76$26.25$32.17
Central11-9111Medical and Health Services Managers60$34.74$24.92$29.48$34.32$39.95$46.07
Central31-9092Medical Assistants40$13.45$10.10$12.09$13.44$14.78$17.28
Central49-9062Medical Equipment Repairers*$18.71$15.90$16.78$18.24$20.83$22.81
Central29-2071Medical Records and Health Information Technicians80$16.39$12.37$13.41$15.16$19.07$22.53
Central31-9094Medical Transcriptionists40$14.07$12.05$12.75$13.89$15.11$17.32
Central13-1121Meeting Convention and Event Planners*$14.58$12.65$13.21$14.13$15.06$17.31
Central25-2022Middle School Teachers Ex Spec and Career/Tech Ed 180note1*****
Central51-9023Mixing and Blending Machine Setters Operators and Tenders20$13.70$12.35$12.85$13.68$14.50$15.00
Central39-4031Morticians Undertakers and Funeral Directors20$23.89$18.29$20.75$23.97$27.30$29.32
Central11-9121Natural Sciences Managers20$39.03$31.79$34.16$37.49$44.98$48.60
Central15-1142Network and Computer Systems Administrators140$26.70$18.70$21.52$25.45$29.59$39.93
Central43-9061Office Clerks General290$10.31$8.03$8.68$9.80$11.50$13.74
Central47-2073Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators150$18.05$15.10$16.08$17.64$19.76$22.65
Central29-2081Opticians Dispensing30$14.28$12.50$13.08$14.04$15.01$17.11
Central51-9111Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders130$12.29$9.89$10.62$11.85$13.87$15.47
Central53-7064Packers and Packagers Hand80$8.98$7.93$8.33$8.97$9.62$11.25
Central47-2141Painters Construction and Maintenance20$13.66$10.33$11.24$13.07$15.72$18.12
Central23-2011Paralegals and Legal Assistants30$23.55$16.46$20.10$24.29$27.49$29.78
Central41-2022Parts Salespersons120$15.53$10.91$12.75$15.38$18.08$20.95
Central43-3051Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks20$15.04$11.98$13.08$14.87$17.14$18.45
Central39-9021Personal and Home Care Aides260$10.07$8.09$8.91$10.14$11.32$12.33
Central37-3012Pesticide Handlers Sprayers and Applicators Vegetation160$14.92$12.22$12.95$14.14$15.89$19.23
Central29-1051Pharmacists60$52.22$40.71$48.27$53.09$57.88$64.94
Central29-2052Pharmacy Technicians70$13.36$11.05$12.37$13.46$14.47$15.16
Central31-2021Physical Therapist Assistants20$16.15$12.84$13.85$15.35$18.12$21.12
Central29-1123Physical Therapists30$35.43$27.77$31.43$35.36$40.56$44.81
Central29-1071Physician Assistants70$44.45$32.26$35.64$44.49$52.48$58.61
Central47-2152Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters50$19.53$13.75$15.76$18.19$24.22$27.59
Central33-3051Police and Sheriffs Patrol Officers180$17.95$13.05$14.66$17.16$20.40$24.00
Central43-5031Police Fire and Ambulance Dispatchers20$14.48$12.52$13.16$14.21$15.39$17.55
Central43-5051Postal Service Clerks60$18.10$12.03$12.04$12.93$27.05$27.54
Central43-5052Postal Service Mail Carriers110$22.54$16.33$20.08$20.45$27.03$27.78
Central43-5053Postal Service Mail Sorters Processors and Processing Machine Operators40$15.41$9.67$12.03$12.04$17.18$27.05
Central11-9131Postmasters and Mail Superintendents40$27.55$18.98$25.63$28.11$28.68$35.59
Central51-8012Power Distributors and Dispatchers20$40.90$36.27$42.32$42.32$42.33$42.33
Central25-2011Preschool Teachers Except Special Education90$14.21$12.04$12.84$14.05$15.30$17.53
Central11-9141Property Real Estate and Community Association Managers60$15.77$12.93$13.92$15.50$17.38$18.58
Central27-3031Public Relations Specialists90$22.26$16.02$18.88$21.39$24.99$30.56
Central13-1023Purchasing Agents Except Wholesale Retail and Farm Products40$21.42$16.47$17.68$20.92$24.22$27.68
Central29-2034Radiologic Technologists and Technicians60$22.17$16.48$19.26$22.08$25.15$28.49
Central41-9022Real Estate Sales Agents10$20.04$12.98$14.43$20.53$23.53$27.46
Central43-4171Receptionists and Information Clerks320$11.03$8.93$10.05$11.01$12.02$13.81
Central39-9032Recreation Workers70$12.07$9.14$10.41$12.11$13.82$14.85
Central53-7081Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors50$10.54$8.03$8.75$10.17$11.92$14.43
Central21-1015Rehabilitation Counselors30$15.87$11.24$12.95$14.82$18.42$22.22
Central39-9041Residential Advisors180$12.07$9.75$10.49$11.71$13.65$14.81
Central29-1126Respiratory Therapists20$27.44$18.87$24.33$27.93$32.06$35.36
Central41-2031Retail Salespersons1,150$12.55$8.16$8.87$10.35$13.73$24.07
Central41-9099Sales and Related Workers All Other30$12.21$8.36$9.15$11.23$15.09$18.40
Central11-2022Sales Managers10$50.16$32.37$40.42$48.29$56.22$81.91
Central41-4012Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Except Technical and Scientific Produc330$24.67$16.49$19.94$22.66$27.58$35.28
Central41-4011Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Technical and Scientific Products160$30.48$21.05$23.23$28.29$34.14$42.75
Central25-2031Sec School Teachers Ex Spec and Career/Tech Ed380note1*****
Central43-6014Secretaries Except Legal Medical and Executive640$12.21$9.77$10.59$11.98$13.82$14.97
Central41-3031Securities Commodities and Financial Services Sales Agents10note1*****
Central33-9032Security Guards80$10.97$8.23$9.23$10.46$11.54$14.01
Central25-3021Self-Enrichment Education Teachers20$15.61$12.12$13.56$15.53$17.46$18.62
Central53-6031Service Station Attendants30$10.38$8.21$8.90$10.16$11.90$13.82
Central43-5071Shipping Receiving and Traffic Clerks30$13.66$10.84$12.26$13.55$14.84$17.14
Central11-9151Social and Community Service Managers20$33.76$25.72$28.36$33.41$39.75$44.12
Central21-1093Social and Human Service Assistants90$10.20$7.92$8.51$9.51$11.27$13.53
Central15-1132Software Developers Applications100$29.43$21.14$24.09$27.68$33.46$41.24
Central29-1127Speech-Language Pathologists30$22.10$16.35$17.97$20.87$25.50$30.78
Central43-5081Stock Clerks and Order Fillers450$9.50$7.92$8.35$9.09$10.25$12.83
Central21-1011Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors60$16.98$12.84$15.11$16.94$18.77$21.74
Central29-2055Surgical Technologists10$17.18$15.31$16.04$17.21$18.39$19.21
Central17-1022Surveyors10$24.13$17.16$20.06$23.40$28.13$33.17
Central13-2082Tax Preparers*$15.86$13.10$14.34$16.02$17.64$18.61
Central53-3041Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs40$11.22$8.85$9.97$11.24$12.70$14.14
Central25-9041Teacher Assistants440note1*****
Central51-2092Team Assemblers10$13.40$10.09$10.73$11.80$16.59$17.88
Central49-2022Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers Except Line Installers50$24.95$13.87$16.69$24.48$33.13$35.96
Central49-9052Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers50$23.19$14.16$16.80$21.76$30.59$34.79
Central43-3071Tellers220$11.87$10.09$10.65$11.57$13.06$14.44
Central49-3093Tire Repairers and Changers10$11.72$8.69$10.03$11.06$12.12$17.09
Central00-0000Total All Occupations32,560$16.50$8.65$10.27$13.66$19.28$27.93
Central53-3032Truck Drivers Heavy and Tractor-Trailer760$16.51$12.46$13.57$15.45$18.35$22.86
Central53-3033Truck Drivers Light or Delivery Services200$17.96$10.14$11.42$15.26$21.53$34.04
Central19-3051Urban and Regional Planners30$22.69$19.16$20.38$22.41$25.38$28.00
Central29-1131Veterinarians40$52.99$26.94$30.39$38.19$50.39$92.11
Central31-9096Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers50$10.17$8.43$9.56$10.40$11.24$11.75
Central29-2056Veterinary Technologists and Technicians20$14.60$12.28$12.80$13.69$14.57$16.34
Central25-1194Vocational Education Teachers Postsecondary40$25.63$15.40$24.01$26.80$29.61$34.05
Central35-3031Waiters and Waitresses610$8.59$7.80$8.16$8.76$9.36$10.18
Central51-8031Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators100$18.77$13.69$15.83$18.13$21.77$25.07
Central43-5111Weighers Measurers Checkers and Samplers Recordkeeping20$13.31$11.92$12.59$13.48$14.37$14.91
Central51-4121Welders Cutters Solderers and Brazers190$14.56$10.95$12.47$14.37$16.77$18.43

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Note1 - Only annual wage estimates are available for this occupation. Workers in this occupation are paid based on an annual amount, but generally do not work the norm of 2,080 hours per year. An * indicates that information is not available due to disclosure concerns or reliability issues.

Wages do not include the value of benefits paid to workers

Hourly wages are calculated by 2,080 hours (52 weeks x 40 hours) to produce annual wage estimates. However, many workers do not work full-time and the annual wage estimate may not be representative of the annual wage received.

*Not available due to disclosure concerns or reliability issues

Only hourly wage estimates are available for the musicians and singers occupation.

Source: May 2013 South Dakota Occupational Worker and Wage estimates

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