Labor Market Information Center
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation


South Dakota Occupational Wage Estimates

South Dakota Occupational Wage Estimates
Wages Updated to Quarter Ending March 2015

Selected Areas:Rapid City MSA
Selected Occupations:All Occupations
Selected Fields:SOCCode,Workers,AvgWage,10th,25th,50th,75th,90th
Sorted By:AREA,OCCUPATION
Percentile
Area SOCCode Occupation Workers AvgWage 10th 25th 50th 75th 90th
Rapid City MSA13-2011Accountants and Auditors610$29.48$20.33$24.38$27.89$32.75$41.71
Rapid City MSA11-3011Administrative Services Managers40$37.87$30.07$33.24$38.04$43.88$47.40
Rapid City MSA25-3011Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Ins30$14.14$10.38$11.20$14.16$17.11$18.44
Rapid City MSA41-3011Advertising Sales Agents120$23.07$14.54$17.60$21.83$26.10$34.77
Rapid City MSA49-3011Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians120$28.66$24.51$26.27$28.22$30.55$35.32
Rapid City MSA39-3091Amusement and Recreation Attendants370$9.70$7.91$8.46$9.37$10.97$12.34
Rapid City MSA13-2021Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate30$24.27$16.69$18.53$22.89$28.88$35.26
Rapid City MSA17-1011Architects Except Landscape and Naval30$40.94$31.35$34.50$39.53$44.21$48.23
Rapid City MSA17-3011Architectural and Civil Drafters40$18.97$14.75$16.68$19.54$21.70$23.00
Rapid City MSA11-9041Architectural and Engineering Managers20$58.30$42.36$46.43$54.40$71.67$86.73
Rapid City MSA17-0000Architecture and Engineering Occupations860$29.98$16.48$20.85$28.15$37.02$46.55
Rapid City MSA27-0000Arts Design Entertainment Sports and Media Occupations790$17.13$10.04$12.10$15.50$20.27$27.43
Rapid City MSA51-2099Assemblers and Fabricators All Other20$12.72$9.65$10.79$12.66$14.54$16.82
Rapid City MSA19-2021Atmospheric and Space Scientists50$38.47$30.42$33.07$37.54$43.12$51.02
Rapid City MSA53-6031Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants140$9.73$7.87$8.55$9.86$11.11$11.85
Rapid City MSA49-3021Automotive Body and Related Repairers170$20.03$14.77$16.31$18.49$22.64$29.46
Rapid City MSA49-3023Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics330$18.38$11.79$14.47$17.89$22.06$26.21
Rapid City MSA39-6011Baggage Porters and Bellhops*$8.89$7.74$8.16$8.88$9.79$11.12
Rapid City MSA51-3011Bakers50$12.04$9.72$10.38$11.44$13.55$16.22
Rapid City MSA35-3011Bartenders540$9.71$7.93$8.49$9.41$11.06$12.68
Rapid City MSA43-3011Bill and Account Collectors490$13.99$10.45$11.92$13.58$15.61$18.56
Rapid City MSA43-3021Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators110$13.85$10.52$11.78$13.48$15.25$18.20
Rapid City MSA19-4021Biological Technicians30$15.04$10.89$12.28$15.41$17.19$19.10
Rapid City MSA43-3031Bookkeeping Accounting and Auditing Clerks1,390$15.59$11.17$12.99$15.22$18.06$21.03
Rapid City MSA47-2021Brickmasons and Blockmasons50$23.36$13.67$16.49$21.10$31.51$36.38
Rapid City MSA27-4012Broadcast Technicians10$14.64$10.28$11.10$12.78$19.77$22.65
Rapid City MSA37-0000Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations2,880$11.05$8.07$8.89$10.49$12.80$14.96
Rapid City MSA49-3031Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists120$19.03$14.04$16.11$18.37$22.11$25.61
Rapid City MSA53-3022Bus Drivers School or Special Client170$13.21$11.61$12.40$13.32$14.24$14.79
Rapid City MSA53-3021Bus Drivers Transit and Intercity70$13.28$11.31$12.47$13.42$14.37$14.94
Rapid City MSA13-0000Business and Financial Operations Occupations2,540$29.15$17.68$22.19$27.53$34.35$42.51
Rapid City MSA13-1199Business Operations Specialists All Other170$30.39$18.90$23.39$31.09$36.35$41.79
Rapid City MSA25-1011Business Teachers Postsecondary30note1*****
Rapid City MSA51-3021Butchers and Meat Cutters70$14.69$10.55$11.78$14.72$17.24$18.61
Rapid City MSA51-7011Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters50$14.18$10.63$12.04$13.97$16.31$18.30
Rapid City MSA27-4031Camera Operators Television Video and Motion Picture20note1*****
Rapid City MSA43-5011Cargo and Freight Agents20$20.36$16.25$17.85$20.47$22.59$24.12
Rapid City MSA47-2031Carpenters760$16.14$11.52$13.37$15.98$18.46$21.82
Rapid City MSA17-1021Cartographers and Photogrammetrists30$29.36$19.49$20.84$23.09$38.30$48.36
Rapid City MSA41-2011Cashiers1,820$9.78$8.11$8.61$9.44$10.97$12.72
Rapid City MSA47-2051Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers280$16.15$10.95$13.09$16.31$18.95$21.80
Rapid City MSA35-1011Chefs and Head Cooks30$18.88$15.05$16.53$18.84$21.41$23.05
Rapid City MSA19-2031Chemists20$24.69$18.97$20.92$23.89$28.22$33.36
Rapid City MSA11-1011Chief Executives90$90.66$33.43$56.17$89.45$95.39$101.48
Rapid City MSA21-1021Child Family and School Social Workers240$19.36$14.96$16.36$18.47$22.15$25.78
Rapid City MSA39-9011Childcare Workers360$9.23$7.87$8.34$9.13$10.34$11.54
Rapid City MSA29-1011Chiropractors30$38.98$25.43$27.94$33.24$43.09$76.63
Rapid City MSA17-3022Civil Engineering Technicians70$19.90$15.89$17.53$20.01$22.32$23.86
Rapid City MSA17-2051Civil Engineers230$33.97$24.93$26.83$30.02$41.06$50.01
Rapid City MSA13-1031Claims Adjusters Examiners and Investigators*$32.36$22.95$26.59$32.41$38.34$44.02
Rapid City MSA53-7061Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment180$9.72$7.98$8.51$9.38$10.89$12.20
Rapid City MSA19-3031Clinical Counseling and School Psychologists90$40.91$26.25$29.75$35.23$42.10$48.11
Rapid City MSA27-2022Coaches and Scouts50note1*****
Rapid City MSA51-9121Coating Painting and Spraying Machine Setters Operators and Tenders*$14.03$10.76$12.42$13.98$15.78$17.77
Rapid City MSA49-9091Coin Vending and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers30$12.75$8.51$9.60$12.90$15.77$17.82
Rapid City MSA35-3021Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers Including Fast Food1,420$8.72$7.75$8.11$8.72$9.32$10.53
Rapid City MSA53-2012Commercial Pilots20note1*****
Rapid City MSA21-0000Community and Social Services Occupations1,020$18.40$10.79$13.89$17.64$22.11$27.31
Rapid City MSA13-1141Compensation Benefits and Job Analysis Specialists70$27.19$19.34$21.28$24.90$32.35$38.26
Rapid City MSA13-1041Compliance Officers Except Agriculture Construction Health and Safety and Transportation140$26.41$16.60$18.96$24.13$30.37$39.26
Rapid City MSA49-2011Computer Automated Teller and Office Machine Repairers60$16.41$11.08$13.21$16.14$18.71$22.55
Rapid City MSA15-0000Computer and Mathematical Occupations910$28.42$16.18$20.09$26.83$35.19$44.07
Rapid City MSA15-1143Computer Network Architects30$43.86$32.51$38.15$43.71$50.67$57.15
Rapid City MSA15-1152Computer Network Support Specialists130$22.50$16.65$19.71$22.20$25.60$29.07
Rapid City MSA15-1131Computer Programmers60$24.02$16.66$18.80$21.95$27.16$34.71
Rapid City MSA15-1121Computer Systems Analysts50$39.53$30.06$33.38$38.65$45.45$52.77
Rapid City MSA15-1151Computer User Support Specialists190$17.97$13.05$15.21$17.48$20.52$23.73
Rapid City MSA19-1031Conservation Scientists20$31.99$22.60$26.47$31.10$36.75$44.04
Rapid City MSA47-4011Construction and Building Inspectors40$20.46$14.69$16.43$19.24$22.90$29.95
Rapid City MSA47-0000Construction and Extraction Occupations3,910$17.58$11.19$13.41$16.66$20.90$25.63
Rapid City MSA47-2061Construction Laborers490$13.37$9.99$11.39$13.28$14.98$17.54
Rapid City MSA11-9021Construction Managers40$39.37$31.98$34.27$37.96$43.68$49.66
Rapid City MSA49-9012Control and Valve Installers and Repairers Except Mechanical Door30$27.61$15.82$19.61$26.50$35.81$41.97
Rapid City MSA53-7011Conveyor Operators and Tenders20$15.73$12.69$13.68$15.36$17.62$18.97
Rapid City MSA35-2011Cooks Fast Food760$8.87$7.79$8.20$8.87$9.58$11.07
Rapid City MSA35-2012Cooks Institution and Cafeteria230$11.84$8.98$10.14$11.53$13.43$14.82
Rapid City MSA35-2014Cooks Restaurant320$11.09$9.10$10.02$10.97$11.92$13.91
Rapid City MSA35-2015Cooks Short Order210$9.56$7.99$8.57$9.55$10.83$11.71
Rapid City MSA33-3012Correctional Officers and Jailers200$20.31$14.68$17.32$20.49$22.97$26.44
Rapid City MSA13-1051Cost Estimators100$24.48$19.58$21.45$24.40$27.74$29.82
Rapid City MSA41-2021Counter and Rental Clerks210$12.03$8.37$9.18$11.17$14.16$17.19
Rapid City MSA35-3022Counter Attendants Cafeteria Food Concession and Coffee Shop390$9.39$7.89$8.37$9.17$10.50$11.91
Rapid City MSA43-5021Couriers and Messengers20$10.55$8.25$9.14$10.41$11.86$13.87
Rapid City MSA43-4031Court Municipal and License Clerks100$15.38$12.03$13.19$15.08$17.54$19.00
Rapid City MSA53-7021Crane and Tower Operators10$26.01$21.99$24.40$26.28$28.53$29.87
Rapid City MSA13-2041Credit Analysts20$31.44$24.83$26.93$30.48$35.79$39.96
Rapid City MSA43-4041Credit Authorizers Checkers and Clerks30$13.24$11.09$12.38$13.40$14.42$15.04
Rapid City MSA33-9091Crossing Guards20$12.05$9.71$10.61$12.20$13.75$14.69
Rapid City MSA51-9021Crushing Grinding and Polishing Machine Setters Operators and Tenders10$15.87$10.70$12.22$15.38$19.34$22.39
Rapid City MSA25-4012Curators20$24.35$11.82$19.64$24.12$30.23$34.86
Rapid City MSA43-4051Customer Service Representatives1,490$12.77$8.94$10.20$11.90$14.72$18.24
Rapid City MSA51-4031Cutting Punching and Press Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Metal and Plastic30$14.72$10.71$12.55$14.61$17.12$18.72
Rapid City MSA41-9011Demonstrators and Product Promoters30$12.64$8.89$10.84$13.11$14.54$15.41
Rapid City MSA31-9091Dental Assistants150$15.69$12.43$13.55$15.32$17.80$20.09
Rapid City MSA29-2021Dental Hygienists100$26.82$24.18$25.27$26.99$28.80$29.96
Rapid City MSA33-3021Detectives and Criminal Investigators60$36.00$20.95$23.99$29.30$44.10$60.90
Rapid City MSA29-2032Diagnostic Medical Sonographers100$26.69$17.27$21.37$26.86$31.99$36.16
Rapid City MSA29-1031Dietitians and Nutritionists30$26.81$20.26$23.03$27.11$30.16$32.98
Rapid City MSA35-9011Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers420$9.20$7.82$8.25$8.96$9.83$11.73
Rapid City MSA35-9021Dishwashers270$8.78$7.77$8.13$8.76$9.38$10.86
Rapid City MSA43-5032Dispatchers Except Police Fire and Ambulance60$14.82$9.94$11.27$13.81$17.49$22.03
Rapid City MSA53-3031Driver/Sales Workers440$14.66$9.66$10.43$11.69$18.22$23.27
Rapid City MSA47-2081Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers*$15.48$12.70$13.84$15.67$17.34$18.34
Rapid City MSA27-3041Editors20$20.29$14.72$16.81$19.66$23.00$27.77
Rapid City MSA25-0000Education Training and Library Occupations3,270$22.66$11.24$14.98$21.99$29.64$35.63
Rapid City MSA11-9032Education Administrators Elementary and Secondary School80note1*****
Rapid City MSA11-9031Education Administrators Preschool and Childcare Center/Program10$21.18$16.44$17.95$20.23$22.85$29.06
Rapid City MSA21-1012Educational Guidance School and Vocational Counselors120$21.77$13.49$15.69$19.05$26.92$33.87
Rapid City MSA51-2022Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers30$16.49$13.48$15.55$16.81$18.09$18.85
Rapid City MSA17-3023Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians20$25.81$19.81$21.44$23.70$31.02$31.10
Rapid City MSA49-2094Electrical and Electronics Repairers Commercial and Industrial Equipment60$22.00$13.51$16.13$21.73$27.11$29.28
Rapid City MSA17-2071Electrical Engineers70$35.81$25.58$28.36$34.27$41.92$50.52
Rapid City MSA49-9051Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers150$32.62$28.97$31.19$33.41$35.63$36.95
Rapid City MSA47-2111Electricians350$21.51$14.92$17.23$21.53$25.84$28.33
Rapid City MSA17-2072Electronics Engineers Except Computer20$33.51$26.23$29.19$33.58$37.66$42.34
Rapid City MSA43-4061Eligibility Interviewers Government Programs60$16.75$13.50$15.52$16.95$18.29$19.14
Rapid City MSA29-2041Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics140$13.50$10.10$10.95$12.93$16.14$18.02
Rapid City MSA17-2081Environmental Engineers40$39.81$25.24$27.36$31.78$41.37$82.08
Rapid City MSA19-2041Environmental Scientists and Specialists Including Health40$31.76$22.43$25.80$30.37$37.27$44.68
Rapid City MSA51-9194Etchers and Engravers50$12.21$8.51$9.91$11.73$14.12$16.75
Rapid City MSA53-7032Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators100$16.49$12.87$14.07$16.14$18.29$21.06
Rapid City MSA43-6011Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants300$18.32$14.09$16.02$18.14$21.00$23.11
Rapid City MSA51-9041Extruding Forming Pressing and Compacting Machine Setters Operators and Tenders100$12.80$9.66$10.92$12.69$14.61$16.93
Rapid City MSA29-1062Family and General Practitioners50$118.08$80.27$93.23$94.10$94.95$101.80
Rapid City MSA49-3041Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians40$19.70$13.86$16.95$20.51$22.57$23.81
Rapid City MSA45-0000Farming Fishing and Forestry Occupations80$15.61$10.11$11.67$14.84$18.16$22.03
Rapid City MSA43-4071File Clerks30$12.08$10.14$10.73$11.71$13.39$14.69
Rapid City MSA13-2051Financial Analysts30$33.04$22.03$25.48$30.45$39.44$46.31
Rapid City MSA11-3031Financial Managers90$71.81$38.22$50.33$60.19$88.05$94.36
Rapid City MSA33-2011Firefighters170$16.96$12.58$13.88$16.08$18.69$23.41
Rapid City MSA47-1011First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Work300$27.52$20.04$22.42$26.72$32.27$36.90
Rapid City MSA33-1011First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers10$29.68$23.94$26.25$30.15$33.98$36.28
Rapid City MSA35-1012First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers300$15.17$11.97$13.08$14.87$17.26$18.75
Rapid City MSA53-1021First-Line Supervisors of Helpers Laborers and Material Movers30$23.05$17.36$19.78$22.10$24.69$31.81
Rapid City MSA37-1011First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers50$17.28$13.34$15.21$16.90$18.57$21.40
Rapid City MSA37-1012First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping Lawn Service and Groundsk30$22.16$15.79$17.51$21.38$26.76$30.29
Rapid City MSA49-1011First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics Installers and Repairers160$31.73$23.80$26.60$31.18$36.40$42.44
Rapid City MSA41-1012First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers80$44.88$31.55$34.31$38.81$48.92$59.53
Rapid City MSA43-1011First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Worke300$21.93$15.64$17.94$21.45$25.29$29.18
Rapid City MSA39-1021First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers60$18.57$15.14$16.08$17.61$19.64$24.31
Rapid City MSA33-1012First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives30$33.98$20.96$25.89$32.75$37.33$46.75
Rapid City MSA51-1011First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers110$26.82$19.36$22.59$26.84$31.13$35.83
Rapid City MSA33-1099First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers All Other20$25.19$19.54$22.51$25.66$29.73$32.28
Rapid City MSA41-1011First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers520$23.06$15.33$17.36$20.93$26.29$33.22
Rapid City MSA53-1031First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Mach90$28.74$19.66$22.80$27.97$33.72$37.97
Rapid City MSA39-9031Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors140$12.05$8.49$9.63$11.28$14.08$17.58
Rapid City MSA27-1023Floral Designers30$12.31$9.63$10.28$11.27$15.32$17.65
Rapid City MSA51-3092Food Batchmakers20$11.36$7.98$8.67$10.31$14.16$17.06
Rapid City MSA35-0000Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations6,810$9.57$7.85$8.31$9.09$10.53$12.61
Rapid City MSA35-2021Food Preparation Workers400$9.60$7.92$8.51$9.51$10.82$11.63
Rapid City MSA35-3041Food Servers Nonrestaurant30$12.11$8.09$8.96$11.34$15.80$17.72
Rapid City MSA11-9051Food Service Managers140$25.13$20.17$21.68$24.41$28.20$30.49
Rapid City MSA19-4093Forest and Conservation Technicians80$17.62$12.28$13.78$15.41$21.65$26.47
Rapid City MSA45-4011Forest and Conservation Workers20$16.37$10.92$12.89$16.23$20.20$22.18
Rapid City MSA11-1021General and Operations Managers550$51.36$31.95$36.29$46.27$58.98$76.37
Rapid City MSA19-2042Geoscientists Except Hydrologists and Geographers20$29.10$19.66$23.63$28.79$34.34$37.84
Rapid City MSA47-2121Glaziers70$17.48$13.06$14.74$17.52$20.46$22.31
Rapid City MSA27-1024Graphic Designers130$16.43$12.20$13.22$14.94$18.74$23.06
Rapid City MSA51-4033Grinding Lapping Polishing and Buffing Machine Tool Setters Operators and Tenders Metal and Pl30$15.09$10.78$12.90$15.78$17.63$18.74
Rapid City MSA39-5012Hairdressers Hairstylists and Cosmetologists170$14.84$10.62$12.05$14.51$17.44$19.27
Rapid City MSA29-1199Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners All Other20$25.27$16.36$18.00$24.91$29.21$37.27
Rapid City MSA21-1091Health Educators*$24.54$16.79$20.55$25.70$28.23$29.75
Rapid City MSA29-0000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4,790$32.08$15.11$19.89$26.33$34.72$52.43
Rapid City MSA21-1022Healthcare Social Workers50$19.62$15.56$16.83$19.08$22.28$24.75
Rapid City MSA31-0000Healthcare Support Occupations1,550$13.38$10.01$11.00$12.91$15.29$18.04
Rapid City MSA49-9021Heating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers210$20.56$13.40$16.11$19.91$24.44$29.05
Rapid City MSA53-3032Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers860$19.33$13.20$15.60$18.39$22.68$27.47
Rapid City MSA47-3011Helpers--Brickmasons Blockmasons Stonemasons and Tile and Marble Setters40$12.99$10.04$10.83$12.39$14.62$17.33
Rapid City MSA47-3012Helpers--Carpenters40$10.62$8.66$9.70$10.64$11.59$13.13
Rapid City MSA47-3013Helpers--Electricians60$10.78$8.53$9.73$10.65$11.57$13.57
Rapid City MSA47-3015Helpers--Pipelayers Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters60$12.30$8.55$10.15$12.56$14.28$16.20
Rapid City MSA47-4051Highway Maintenance Workers160$15.45$11.59$13.16$15.46$17.70$19.05
Rapid City MSA49-9031Home Appliance Repairers*$14.88$10.80$12.37$14.56$17.30$19.07
Rapid City MSA35-9031Hosts and Hostesses Restaurant Lounge and Coffee Shop140$8.88$7.82$8.23$8.92$9.67$11.05
Rapid City MSA43-4081Hotel Motel and Resort Desk Clerks530$9.76$7.96$8.62$9.74$11.04$11.83
Rapid City MSA43-4161Human Resources Assistants Except Payroll and Timekeeping40$16.55$11.45$13.81$17.20$19.12$21.02
Rapid City MSA11-3121Human Resources Managers20$46.25$30.01$35.94$43.16$49.56$57.70
Rapid City MSA13-1071Human Resources Specialists130$25.38$16.80$19.51$24.91$29.20$36.74
Rapid City MSA17-3026Industrial Engineering Technicians*$17.99$13.19$14.96$18.21$21.13$22.82
Rapid City MSA17-2112Industrial Engineers20$35.64$27.19$30.68$33.97$37.24$52.44
Rapid City MSA49-9041Industrial Machinery Mechanics50$25.26$18.87$24.18$26.70$28.26$29.70
Rapid City MSA11-3051Industrial Production Managers30$46.20$31.10$39.51$44.69$53.19$67.46
Rapid City MSA53-7051Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators80$14.85$12.13$13.05$14.58$16.86$18.47
Rapid City MSA43-4199Information and Record Clerks All Other80$18.72$13.79$15.63$18.93$21.67$22.93
Rapid City MSA15-1122Information Security Analysts20$45.70$31.04$36.70$49.19$55.48$59.11
Rapid City MSA51-9061Inspectors Testers Sorters Samplers and Weighers30$19.08$12.88$14.12$18.13$23.84$28.02
Rapid City MSA49-0000Installation Maintenance and Repair Occupations2,680$21.00$12.57$15.15$19.10$26.68$32.83
Rapid City MSA49-9099Installation Maintenance and Repair Workers All Other50$21.20$12.69$14.78$23.00$26.83$28.51
Rapid City MSA25-9031Instructional Coordinators50$28.30$21.82$24.97$27.61$30.29$37.01
Rapid City MSA47-2131Insulation Workers Floor Ceiling and Wall60$14.98$10.34$12.01$14.02$18.52$21.62
Rapid City MSA43-9041Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks130$12.55$10.03$10.89$12.42$14.07$15.14
Rapid City MSA41-3021Insurance Sales Agents220$42.90$20.33$23.67$31.65$42.87$91.36
Rapid City MSA13-2053Insurance Underwriters80$33.83$25.59$29.06$33.94$38.59$44.13
Rapid City MSA29-1063Internists General10$122.63$89.66$94.09$94.94$100.41$101.40
Rapid City MSA27-3091Interpreters and Translators20$29.37$13.90$21.26$28.43$39.96$45.79
Rapid City MSA37-2011Janitors and Cleaners Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1,450$11.64$8.41$9.65$11.36$13.59$15.09
Rapid City MSA51-9071Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers70$15.96$10.38$12.32$14.16$18.37$25.46
Rapid City MSA53-7062Laborers and Freight Stock and Material Movers Hand670$11.30$8.54$9.76$11.12$12.83$14.48
Rapid City MSA17-1012Landscape Architects*$29.47$17.65$25.89$31.74$35.00$36.96
Rapid City MSA37-3011Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers410$10.84$8.06$8.86$10.44$12.65$14.62
Rapid City MSA51-6011Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers220$9.86$7.91$8.50$9.52$11.10$12.40
Rapid City MSA23-1011Lawyers210$50.12$30.67$37.91$45.72$60.76$73.02
Rapid City MSA23-0000Legal Occupations340$40.43$16.89$23.60$38.59$53.41$67.78
Rapid City MSA43-6012Legal Secretaries140$13.57$8.47$9.73$13.94$16.44$18.31
Rapid City MSA25-4021Librarians50$21.29$14.11$16.52$19.78$23.74$31.07
Rapid City MSA29-2061Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses320$17.63$13.92$15.82$17.51$19.51$21.93
Rapid City MSA19-0000Life Physical and Social Science Occupations640$28.28$13.78$18.58$27.29$35.17$43.01
Rapid City MSA33-9092Lifeguards Ski Patrol and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers90$9.22$7.88$8.36$9.17$10.38$11.47
Rapid City MSA53-3033Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers490$16.13$9.93$12.33$16.14$18.69$22.20
Rapid City MSA43-4131Loan Interviewers and Clerks270$15.71$12.31$13.30$14.96$17.72$20.46
Rapid City MSA13-2072Loan Officers160$28.85$20.67$23.13$26.88$31.04$42.48
Rapid City MSA49-9094Locksmiths and Safe Repairers*$20.09$11.98$16.43$20.89$23.75$27.09
Rapid City MSA11-9081Lodging Managers50$25.30$20.52$22.16$24.82$28.15$30.40
Rapid City MSA53-7063Machine Feeders and Offbearers10$11.26$8.25$8.96$12.30$13.75$14.62
Rapid City MSA51-4041Machinists110$17.10$12.35$14.12$16.85$19.40$23.13
Rapid City MSA29-2035Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists20$27.72$17.75$25.22$28.10$30.94$36.03
Rapid City MSA37-2012Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners890$9.24$7.84$8.31$9.09$10.36$11.60
Rapid City MSA43-9051Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators Except Postal Service40$10.67$7.96$8.68$10.06$12.21$15.50
Rapid City MSA49-9071Maintenance and Repair Workers General440$16.42$12.40$13.62$15.81$18.42$22.33
Rapid City MSA13-1111Management Analysts280$36.05$20.24$24.92$31.72$40.09$52.32
Rapid City MSA11-0000Management Occupations1,580$46.29$21.19$29.96$40.37$55.41$76.62
Rapid City MSA11-9199Managers All Other40$44.84$30.16$33.66$42.97$53.01$66.94
Rapid City MSA39-5092Manicurists and Pedicurists60$14.11$10.73$12.37$14.04$16.22$17.98
Rapid City MSA13-1161Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists70$26.89$17.66$20.67$24.28$31.21$40.47
Rapid City MSA31-9011Massage Therapists20$18.34$15.66$16.45$17.78$19.13$22.94
Rapid City MSA17-3013Mechanical Drafters10$17.39$13.94$15.92$17.39$18.86$21.30
Rapid City MSA17-3027Mechanical Engineering Technicians*$20.12$15.79$16.81$18.50$22.10$28.11
Rapid City MSA17-2141Mechanical Engineers40$36.76$25.79$30.16$36.07$43.32$48.41
Rapid City MSA29-2012Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians40$17.60$12.40$14.13$17.70$21.01$22.93
Rapid City MSA29-2011Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists100$27.17$19.33$22.17$26.81$31.66$35.45
Rapid City MSA11-9111Medical and Health Services Managers100$47.53$31.15$38.55$47.47$56.20$64.85
Rapid City MSA31-9092Medical Assistants180$13.24$10.09$11.23$13.08$14.96$17.44
Rapid City MSA49-9062Medical Equipment Repairers20$19.47$13.38$15.49$20.06$22.78$25.21
Rapid City MSA29-2071Medical Records and Health Information Technicians220$17.72$12.20$13.78$16.66$20.89$25.69
Rapid City MSA43-6013Medical Secretaries60$19.43$15.24$16.32$18.10$23.39$27.44
Rapid City MSA31-9094Medical Transcriptionists120$14.83$11.74$13.12$15.03$17.04$18.32
Rapid City MSA13-1121Meeting Convention and Event Planners60$15.17$10.76$12.42$14.73$17.53$19.29
Rapid City MSA21-1023Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers20$17.65$11.31$13.08$15.70$20.46$29.55
Rapid City MSA21-1014Mental Health Counselors70$19.36$13.17$15.83$19.03$22.91$26.90
Rapid City MSA27-1026Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers160$12.00$8.74$10.00$11.34$13.91$16.86
Rapid City MSA43-5041Meter Readers Utilities10$16.87$13.05$14.62$16.99$18.90$21.04
Rapid City MSA51-9023Mixing and Blending Machine Setters Operators and Tenders40$13.05$10.35$11.81$13.18$14.41$15.18
Rapid City MSA49-3042Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics Except Engines160$23.50$16.30$18.51$22.36$28.57$33.47
Rapid City MSA51-4072Molding Coremaking and Casting Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Metal and Plastic30$12.62$9.18$10.19$11.67$13.63$14.98
Rapid City MSA49-3052Motorcycle Mechanics*$15.22$10.02$10.80$12.18$16.66$28.23
Rapid City MSA25-4013Museum Technicians and Conservators10$15.59$12.59$13.39$14.73$17.00$18.76
Rapid City MSA15-1142Network and Computer Systems Administrators250$30.05$21.78$25.37$29.13$34.61$39.97
Rapid City MSA39-2021Nonfarm Animal Caretakers90$10.09$7.98$8.69$9.88$11.45$13.27
Rapid City MSA29-1171Nurse Practitioners70$46.78$35.13$40.07$45.36$53.90$62.96
Rapid City MSA31-1014Nursing Assistants790$12.38$9.88$10.58$11.74$13.94$16.22
Rapid City MSA29-9011Occupational Health and Safety Specialists40$33.04$21.71$28.55$34.65$39.52$40.66
Rapid City MSA29-1122Occupational Therapists*$33.29$25.55$28.81$32.96$36.38$41.56
Rapid City MSA43-0000Office and Administrative Support Occupations10,030$13.88$9.07$10.67$13.14$16.47$20.07
Rapid City MSA43-9061Office Clerks General640$11.82$8.23$9.30$11.18$14.16$16.98
Rapid City MSA43-9071Office Machine Operators Except Computer*$12.88$8.71$10.28$12.36$14.32$20.31
Rapid City MSA47-2073Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators330$19.18$13.98$15.93$18.18$22.69$26.80
Rapid City MSA29-2081Opticians Dispensing90$14.39$10.73$12.07$13.68$16.01$19.04
Rapid City MSA29-1041Optometrists10$47.99$36.30$40.52$43.88$61.78$69.76
Rapid City MSA43-4151Order Clerks40$14.12$10.44$11.91$13.87$16.38$18.45
Rapid City MSA49-3053Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics20$15.56$12.32$13.21$14.69$17.38$20.11
Rapid City MSA51-9111Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders30$12.72$9.62$10.76$12.67$14.54$16.78
Rapid City MSA53-7064Packers and Packagers Hand140$9.13$7.94$8.36$9.05$9.79$11.49
Rapid City MSA47-2141Painters Construction and Maintenance100$17.23$12.56$15.18$17.12$19.23$22.61
Rapid City MSA51-9122Painters Transportation Equipment*$21.36$16.57$18.24$21.00$24.00$27.81
Rapid City MSA23-2011Paralegals and Legal Assistants*$20.29$13.37$15.51$18.30$23.42$30.09
Rapid City MSA41-2022Parts Salespersons270$16.44$9.69$11.89$15.59$20.29$24.60
Rapid City MSA47-2071Paving Surfacing and Tamping Equipment Operators60$19.47$13.57$16.28$20.19$22.52$24.15
Rapid City MSA43-3051Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks50$16.99$13.05$14.57$16.60$18.71$22.14
Rapid City MSA39-9021Personal Care Aides150$10.92$9.79$10.20$10.89$11.59$12.05
Rapid City MSA39-0000Personal Care and Service Occupations1,980$11.26$8.19$9.15$10.63$12.29$15.82
Rapid City MSA13-2052Personal Financial Advisors*$34.21$20.53$22.86$31.37$37.43$47.26
Rapid City MSA37-3012Pesticide Handlers Sprayers and Applicators Vegetation30$13.00$9.85$10.57$11.76$15.77$18.20
Rapid City MSA29-1051Pharmacists170$54.87$42.68$50.01$55.39$60.73$69.09
Rapid City MSA29-2052Pharmacy Technicians170$15.85$12.12$13.29$15.31$18.43$21.05
Rapid City MSA27-4021Photographers30$17.77$11.87$13.39$15.94$22.24$26.62
Rapid City MSA51-9151Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators*$15.52$8.78$12.92$16.17$18.66$21.59
Rapid City MSA31-2022Physical Therapist Aides20$12.88$10.19$11.10$12.66$14.39$16.33
Rapid City MSA31-2021Physical Therapist Assistants40$17.76$13.86$15.78$17.59$19.73$22.44
Rapid City MSA29-1123Physical Therapists120$36.11$25.46$31.57$36.71$42.50$46.52
Rapid City MSA29-1071Physician Assistants90$45.69$37.62$40.97$44.55$50.51$57.48
Rapid City MSA29-1069Physicians and Surgeons All Other90$112.77$84.96$93.03$95.82$108.22$126.71
Rapid City MSA47-2151Pipelayers40$17.38$12.73$13.83$16.54$20.76$23.15
Rapid City MSA51-8099Plant and System Operators All Other10$19.16$14.84$16.19$18.03$22.82$26.93
Rapid City MSA47-2152Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters150$21.34$15.79$17.61$20.84$24.51$28.48
Rapid City MSA43-5031Police Fire and Ambulance Dispatchers60$17.89$14.05$15.83$17.69$20.04$22.56
Rapid City MSA33-3051Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers270$21.35$16.67$18.46$20.87$23.72$27.64
Rapid City MSA43-5051Postal Service Clerks30$22.56$13.14$13.15$27.12$27.26$28.18
Rapid City MSA43-5052Postal Service Mail Carriers100$24.44$16.36$20.23$27.91$27.92$29.54
Rapid City MSA43-5053Postal Service Mail Sorters Processors and Processing Machine Operators50$22.60$12.18$15.50$26.19$26.61$26.70
Rapid City MSA11-9131Postmasters and Mail Superintendents20$26.51$17.26$18.62$25.75$32.44$37.03
Rapid City MSA51-5111Prepress Technicians and Workers20$15.38$12.34$13.10$14.37$16.62$18.92
Rapid City MSA25-2011Preschool Teachers Except Special Education200$14.00$10.19$11.91$13.87$16.30$18.30
Rapid City MSA51-5112Printing Press Operators60$14.68$9.81$11.03$13.70$17.47$22.04
Rapid City MSA21-1092Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists60$20.36$16.11$18.53$20.90$22.94$24.17
Rapid City MSA43-3061Procurement Clerks50$19.28$14.84$17.50$19.75$22.30$22.94
Rapid City MSA27-2012Producers and Directors20$23.50$16.86$19.46$24.71$27.58$29.29
Rapid City MSA43-5061Production Planning and Expediting Clerks60$19.46$12.38$14.55$18.07$25.45$28.05
Rapid City MSA51-0000Production Occupations2,480$14.41$9.20$10.79$13.32$16.93$21.85
Rapid City MSA11-9141Property Real Estate and Community Association Managers120$17.38$12.43$14.10$16.84$20.07$23.47
Rapid City MSA33-0000Protective Service Occupations1,250$18.69$10.21$12.42$17.67$22.62$28.11
Rapid City MSA33-9099Protective Service Workers All Other60$15.46$9.96$10.74$12.10$15.54$27.46
Rapid City MSA27-3031Public Relations Specialists130$22.53$14.39$16.78$20.78$27.46$33.79
Rapid City MSA13-1023Purchasing Agents Except Wholesale Retail and Farm Products90$28.86$17.81$21.61$28.26$35.71$42.97
Rapid City MSA49-2021Radio Cellular and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers*$31.01$24.08$27.99$32.27$35.20$36.96
Rapid City MSA27-3011Radio and Television Announcers70$12.79$8.42$9.59$11.77$16.49$18.18
Rapid City MSA29-2034Radiologic Technologists and Technicians170$22.86$16.45$18.98$22.45$26.80$29.86
Rapid City MSA41-9022Real Estate Sales Agents60$24.03$15.55$20.88$22.88$24.97$32.13
Rapid City MSA43-4171Receptionists and Information Clerks830$11.55$8.81$10.07$11.35$13.15$14.74
Rapid City MSA39-9032Recreation Workers100$13.96$9.97$10.88$12.79$16.06$20.20
Rapid City MSA49-3092Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians40$13.51$8.82$10.81$13.84$16.51$18.07
Rapid City MSA53-7081Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors50$12.87$10.44$11.56$13.02$14.26$15.01
Rapid City MSA29-1141Registered Nurses1,850$27.70$20.58$23.36$27.49$32.21$35.91
Rapid City MSA21-1015Rehabilitation Counselors80$17.45$12.95$14.53$16.98$19.60$22.56
Rapid City MSA39-9041Residential Advisors310$11.14$9.32$10.10$10.98$11.87$13.95
Rapid City MSA41-2031Retail Salespersons3,690$13.12$8.39$9.24$10.92$13.95$19.78
Rapid City MSA47-2181Roofers80$14.03$10.19$11.64$13.64$16.15$18.70
Rapid City MSA41-0000Sales and Related Occupations8,020$16.14$8.45$9.40$11.85$18.84$29.19
Rapid City MSA41-9099Sales and Related Workers All Other*$14.55$8.78$10.90$14.62$18.13$20.65
Rapid City MSA11-2022Sales Managers30$60.12$32.68$37.55$46.67$79.41$95.66
Rapid City MSA41-3099Sales Representatives Services All Other30$21.93$16.09$17.24$19.14$27.38$31.83
Rapid City MSA41-4012Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Except Technical and Scientific Products700$26.08$16.46$19.65$24.35$30.03$38.20
Rapid City MSA41-4011Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Technical and Scientific Products80$40.44$25.10$27.52$32.52$48.56$67.47
Rapid City MSA51-7041Sawing Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Wood70$13.76$10.92$12.38$13.69$15.00$17.31
Rapid City MSA43-6014Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Except Legal Medical900$13.18$9.79$11.11$13.05$14.80$17.50
Rapid City MSA41-3031Securities Commodities and Financial Services Sales Agents90$31.73$14.76$17.88$25.67$36.56$55.89
Rapid City MSA33-9032Security Guards220$12.08$9.89$10.47$11.44$13.39$15.85
Rapid City MSA25-3021Self-Enrichment Education Teachers80$13.46$10.65$12.18$13.33$14.48$16.03
Rapid City MSA47-4071Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners20$14.36$9.17$11.14$14.63$17.42$19.11
Rapid City MSA51-6031Sewing Machine Operators10$11.11$9.65$10.10$10.81$11.53$12.00
Rapid City MSA47-2211Sheet Metal Workers70$15.84$10.51$12.59$15.73$18.62$21.89
Rapid City MSA43-5071Shipping Receiving and Traffic Clerks160$14.30$8.39$10.18$14.07$17.90$21.09
Rapid City MSA11-9151Social and Community Service Managers30$31.68$25.40$27.89$31.65$35.49$38.30
Rapid City MSA21-1093Social and Human Service Assistants210$11.47$8.68$9.88$10.95$12.32$15.59
Rapid City MSA15-1132Software Developers Applications80$39.28$30.88$32.93$36.32$42.06$60.97
Rapid City MSA29-1127Speech-Language Pathologists60$29.76$20.99$25.48$30.73$35.39$38.23
Rapid City MSA51-8021Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators30$21.01$13.71$17.31$21.90$25.31$25.32
Rapid City MSA43-5081Stock Clerks and Order Fillers910$11.58$8.22$9.20$11.10$13.70$16.22
Rapid City MSA47-2221Structural Iron and Steel Workers*$17.86$12.81$14.10$17.11$21.17$24.04
Rapid City MSA21-1011Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors90$18.28$13.16$14.92$17.97$21.21$23.35
Rapid City MSA25-3098Substitute Teachers50$13.58$12.18$12.77$13.67$14.57$15.12
Rapid City MSA29-1067Surgeons40$131.62$93.95$93.95$93.95$101.40$101.40
Rapid City MSA29-2055Surgical Technologists120$20.19$15.64$17.36$20.14$22.75$25.94
Rapid City MSA17-3031Surveying and Mapping Technicians50$15.85$12.73$13.78$15.65$17.76$19.02
Rapid City MSA17-1022Surveyors30$23.57$16.14$17.71$20.35$26.36$36.38
Rapid City MSA13-2081Tax Examiners and Collectors and Revenue Agents20$27.69$16.83$19.29$23.89$34.02$44.91
Rapid City MSA13-2082Tax Preparers70$22.86$12.98$15.80$20.40$29.02$37.69
Rapid City MSA53-3041Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs70$10.42$8.26$9.27$10.53$11.59$12.87
Rapid City MSA25-9041Teacher Assistants400note1*****
Rapid City MSA51-2092Team Assemblers420$11.14$8.35$9.57$10.87$12.46$14.61
Rapid City MSA49-2022Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers Except Line Installers70$27.39$18.55$21.66$27.25$33.30$37.27
Rapid City MSA49-9052Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers90$21.46$15.06$16.51$18.83$26.37$30.42
Rapid City MSA41-9041Telemarketers20$13.13$9.23$10.34$11.70$14.97$21.01
Rapid City MSA43-3071Tellers280$12.26$9.91$10.53$11.56$13.48$15.11
Rapid City MSA49-3093Tire Repairers and Changers90$12.32$9.92$10.87$12.46$13.91$14.78
Rapid City MSA23-2093Title Examiners Abstractors and Searchers40$21.64$13.37$15.48$19.10$24.07$34.71
Rapid City MSA00-0000Total all occupations62,150$18.40$8.69$10.48$14.52$22.18$32.45
Rapid City MSA39-7011Tour Guides and Escorts70$10.27$8.33$9.44$10.42$11.36$11.92
Rapid City MSA13-1151Training and Development Specialists50$20.65$11.32$15.75$18.22$25.30$30.03
Rapid City MSA53-0000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3,730$15.36$9.00$10.71$13.66$18.26$23.84
Rapid City MSA33-9093Transportation Security Screeners40$18.46$16.59$16.74$17.26$19.43$22.74
Rapid City MSA29-1131Veterinarians40$34.56$22.29$27.47$35.26$42.21$46.51
Rapid City MSA31-9096Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers40$9.80$7.98$8.60$9.67$11.15$12.06
Rapid City MSA29-2056Veterinary Technologists and Technicians60$13.70$10.63$12.03$13.45$14.81$17.55
Rapid City MSA25-1194Vocational Education Teachers Postsecondary60$22.76$15.28$17.28$22.08$28.20$33.09
Rapid City MSA35-3031Waiters and Waitresses1,350$9.00$7.79$8.16$8.79$9.41$11.13
Rapid City MSA51-8031Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators80$19.52$14.11$16.22$19.03$22.54$26.62
Rapid City MSA15-1134Web Developers30$20.48$14.38$16.49$19.22$22.50$28.28
Rapid City MSA51-4121Welders Cutters Solderers and Brazers160$16.11$11.47$13.28$15.71$18.67$21.97
Rapid City MSA51-4122Welding Soldering and Brazing Machine Setters Operators and Tenders*$15.09$12.56$13.25$14.40$16.30$19.21
Rapid City MSA13-1022Wholesale and Retail Buyers Except Farm Products30$24.01$13.95$18.62$22.81$31.46$35.76
Rapid City MSA51-7042Woodworking Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Except Sawing130$13.62$10.17$11.50$13.30$14.94$18.33
Rapid City MSA19-1023Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists40$26.59$16.64$18.93$24.34$30.59$43.74

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 2014 South Dakota Occupational Worker and Wage estimates

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