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 December 2013

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 Auditors500$28.10$20.44$22.97$26.93$31.55$38.72
Rapid City MSA11-3011Administrative Services Managers40$38.44$30.50$33.29$38.01$43.83$49.00
Rapid City MSA25-3011Adult Basic and Secondary Ed and Literacy Tea40$14.85$10.36$11.48$14.51$17.79$20.16
Rapid City MSA41-3011Advertising Sales Agents170$22.11$13.78$15.85$20.74$25.32$34.75
Rapid City MSA49-3011Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians80$28.67$24.58$26.09$28.29$31.64$35.10
Rapid City MSA39-3091Amusement and Recreation Attendants320$9.14$7.85$8.27$9.00$9.92$11.48
Rapid City MSA13-2021Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate30$23.97$16.41$18.52$22.16$28.34$36.01
Rapid City MSA17-1011Architects Except Landscape and Naval50$37.35$17.87$31.71$35.86$42.52$51.35
Rapid City MSA17-3011Architectural and Civil Drafters60$19.21$15.32$16.69$19.16$21.72$23.30
Rapid City MSA11-9041Architectural and Engineering Managers30$55.52$40.74$49.11$56.96$64.90$70.61
Rapid City MSA17-0000Architecture and Engineering Occupations840$29.16$15.55$19.91$27.50$36.88$46.45
Rapid City MSA27-0000Arts Design Entertainment Sports and Media Occupations800$15.59$9.81$11.11$14.24$18.89$24.00
Rapid City MSA49-3021Automotive Body and Related Repairers120$19.70$13.76$16.21$18.37$22.44$28.74
Rapid City MSA49-3023Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics320$17.32$12.25$13.96$16.67$19.33$25.01
Rapid City MSA51-3011Bakers60$11.57$9.10$10.18$11.38$13.25$14.57
Rapid City MSA35-3011Bartenders460$9.06$7.82$8.27$9.04$10.19$11.32
Rapid City MSA43-3011Bill and Account Collectors380$13.88$10.34$11.73$13.53$15.32$18.41
Rapid City MSA43-3021Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators160$13.58$10.44$11.46$13.23$15.12$17.90
Rapid City MSA19-4021Biological Technicians20$13.98$9.84$11.42$15.47$15.48$17.25
Rapid City MSA43-3031Bookkeeping Accounting and Auditing Clerks1,630$14.85$10.28$12.50$14.74$17.50$19.78
Rapid City MSA47-2021Brickmasons and Blockmasons80$22.78$13.05$15.66$20.78$31.04$35.54
Rapid City MSA27-4012Broadcast Technicians20$13.39$10.12$10.83$12.05$14.34$22.33
Rapid City MSA43-4011Brokerage Clerks20$17.90$15.78$16.50$17.70$18.90$21.35
Rapid City MSA13-2031Budget Analysts20$29.43$24.20$24.98$29.34$33.05$37.56
Rapid City MSA37-0000Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations2,790$10.95$8.01$8.73$10.26$12.75$15.02
Rapid City MSA49-3031Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists230$19.48$15.57$16.90$19.55$22.15$23.67
Rapid City MSA53-3022Bus Drivers School90$13.14$10.72$12.22$13.31$14.38$15.03
Rapid City MSA13-0000Business and Financial Operations Occupations2,080$27.53$17.64$21.35$26.20$32.92$40.24
Rapid City MSA13-1199Business Operations Specialists, All Other190$28.65$13.82$22.62$28.34$35.88$40.75
Rapid City MSA51-3021Butchers and Meat Cutters50$14.80$9.91$12.34$14.74$17.14$18.81
Rapid City MSA51-7011Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters70$13.35$10.56$11.86$13.23$14.58$16.58
Rapid City MSA27-4031Camera Operators Television Video and Motion Picture*$12.93$8.96$10.38$12.25$14.64$17.72
Rapid City MSA43-5011Cargo and Freight Agents20$20.14$16.28$17.86$20.33$22.44$23.82
Rapid City MSA47-2031Carpenters790$16.76$12.24$14.17$16.54$18.54$22.18
Rapid City MSA41-2011Cashiers1,780$9.72$8.05$8.61$9.54$11.04$12.10
Rapid City MSA47-2051Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers230$15.06$10.51$12.12$14.41$18.03$21.14
Rapid City MSA35-1011Chefs and Head Cooks*$17.38$15.40$16.01$17.04$18.06$18.71
Rapid City MSA11-1011Chief Executives120$90.70$33.06$63.16$82.29$93.04$93.48
Rapid City MSA39-9011Child Care Workers470$8.95$7.79$8.21$8.91$9.68$11.27
Rapid City MSA21-1021Child Family and School Social Workers260$18.86$15.19$16.70$18.23$20.90$23.46
Rapid City MSA29-1011Chiropractors50$35.73$25.98$29.12$32.78$36.23$43.85
Rapid City MSA17-3022Civil Engineering Technicians60$19.43$15.09$16.09$18.76$22.26$25.90
Rapid City MSA17-2051Civil Engineers150$34.91$23.88$26.79$32.93$43.91$51.22
Rapid City MSA53-7061Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment200$9.51$7.96$8.48$9.37$10.82$11.88
Rapid City MSA19-3031Clinical Counseling and School Psychologists80$33.90$25.62$28.25$32.90$38.18$45.22
Rapid City MSA27-2022Coaches and Scouts100note1*****
Rapid City MSA49-9091Coin Vending and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers20$12.99$10.44$12.16$13.27$14.38$15.04
Rapid City MSA35-3021Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers Including Fast Food1,340$8.67$7.76$8.12$8.71$9.32$10.38
Rapid City MSA53-2012Commercial Pilots10note1*****
Rapid City MSA21-0000Community and Social Services Occupations870$18.58$11.85$15.14$17.94$21.81$25.84
Rapid City MSA13-1141Compensation Benefits and Job Analysis Specialists50$24.28$17.79$20.15$23.48$27.85$30.63
Rapid City MSA13-1041Compliance Officers100$23.84$15.23$18.10$20.21$28.90$36.79
Rapid City MSA15-0000Computer and Mathematical Occupations730$27.61$16.57$20.25$25.98$33.31$41.21
Rapid City MSA49-2011Computer Automated Teller and Office Machine Repairers70$17.78$11.96$13.28$15.84$22.26$26.88
Rapid City MSA15-1143Computer Network Architects20$37.02$26.06$28.64$36.46$44.69$52.18
Rapid City MSA15-1152Computer Network Support Specialists90$24.11$19.13$20.64$22.90$27.67$32.47
Rapid City MSA15-1131Computer Programmers50$25.15$18.99$21.14$24.85$28.84$32.74
Rapid City MSA15-1121Computer Systems Analysts40$38.45$28.67$32.18$36.35$44.83$54.30
Rapid City MSA15-1151Computer User Support Specialists160$18.18$13.52$15.78$18.00$20.84$23.18
Rapid City MSA19-1031Conservation Scientists30$32.89$22.26$28.38$32.15$38.58$44.22
Rapid City MSA47-4011Construction and Building Inspectors30$20.59$13.43$17.03$20.01$22.79$28.49
Rapid City MSA47-0000Construction and Extraction Occupations4,010$16.97$10.77$12.87$15.89$19.77$25.16
Rapid City MSA47-2061Construction Laborers510$12.57$9.79$10.76$12.38$14.17$16.13
Rapid City MSA11-9021Construction Managers50$40.31$29.57$33.97$40.47$46.51$53.81
Rapid City MSA49-9012Control and Valve Installers and Repairers Except Mechanical Door50$28.76$18.10$22.50$30.80$35.09$37.70
Rapid City MSA53-7011Conveyor Operators and Tenders20$15.99$13.12$14.46$16.27$17.81$18.74
Rapid City MSA35-2011Cooks Fast Food430$8.86$7.77$8.19$8.89$9.66$11.05
Rapid City MSA35-2012Cooks Institution and Cafeteria210$11.75$8.58$9.97$11.40$13.42$14.85
Rapid City MSA35-2014Cooks Restaurant310$10.81$8.55$9.78$10.77$11.76$13.66
Rapid City MSA35-2015Cooks Short Order320$9.26$7.85$8.38$9.27$10.54$11.39
Rapid City MSA33-3012Correctional Officers and Jailers200$19.78$14.18$16.63$19.98$22.37$25.76
Rapid City MSA13-1051Cost Estimators90$23.11$17.96$20.38$22.49$25.65$29.85
Rapid City MSA41-2021Counter and Rental Clerks280$11.24$8.13$8.82$10.14$12.95$16.04
Rapid City MSA35-3022Counter Attendants Cafeteria Food Concession and Coffee Shop650$8.96$7.82$8.23$8.93$9.71$11.25
Rapid City MSA43-5021Couriers and Messengers30$10.06$8.11$8.80$9.92$11.39$12.91
Rapid City MSA43-4031Court Municipal and License Clerks100$14.79$11.55$12.86$14.03$16.54$18.39
Rapid City MSA13-2041Credit Analysts30$26.52$19.87$21.01$22.90$27.96$37.24
Rapid City MSA25-4012Curators10$23.16$16.73$18.87$22.42$27.52$30.50
Rapid City MSA43-4051Customer Service Representatives1,340$12.36$8.58$10.00$11.84$14.39$17.15
Rapid City MSA51-9031Cutters and Trimmers Hand*$11.11$8.28$9.31$11.22$13.20$14.35
Rapid City MSA51-4031Cutting Punching and Press Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Metal and Plastic20$14.76$12.11$13.08$14.69$16.75$18.10
Rapid City MSA15-1141Database Administrators10$24.59$16.09$17.20$19.01$31.88$38.05
Rapid City MSA41-9011Demonstrators and Product Promoters10$10.15$8.09$8.78$9.96$11.58$13.44
Rapid City MSA31-9091Dental Assistants210$13.82$10.86$12.22$13.48$14.75$17.67
Rapid City MSA29-2021Dental Hygienists80$27.18$22.11$24.39$26.92$29.59$34.31
Rapid City MSA29-1021Dentists General80$53.29$47.64$49.97$53.88$57.77$60.32
Rapid City MSA33-3021Detectives and Criminal Investigators*$35.88$21.20$23.97$28.89$52.09$60.27
Rapid City MSA29-2032Diagnostic Medical Sonographers80$27.10$18.53$21.83$27.11$32.60$36.51
Rapid City MSA29-1031Dietitians and Nutritionists30$25.59$17.95$20.60$26.07$29.65$33.10
Rapid City MSA35-9011Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers350$8.70$7.77$8.14$8.77$9.38$10.70
Rapid City MSA35-9021Dishwashers330$8.56$7.77$8.12$8.70$9.29$9.82
Rapid City MSA43-5032Dispatchers Except Police Fire and Ambulance60$14.66$9.14$11.12$14.18$17.51$19.37
Rapid City MSA53-3031Driver/Sales Workers360$16.88$9.29$10.82$16.37$20.75$25.59
Rapid City MSA47-2081Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers60$15.95$12.90$14.22$15.91$17.49$18.45
Rapid City MSA27-3041Editors20$21.17$14.24$16.78$20.70$24.81$29.34
Rapid City MSA25-0000Education Training and Library Occupations3,110$19.77$11.68$15.40$18.94$23.64$28.40
Rapid City MSA11-9032Education Administrators Elementary and Secondary School80note1*****
Rapid City MSA11-9033Education Administrators Postsecondary20$49.01$28.81$38.80$46.96$64.00$71.00
Rapid City MSA11-9031Education Administrators Preschool and Childcare C20$19.93$15.83$16.89$18.65$22.47$27.04
Rapid City MSA21-1012Education Guidance School and Vocation Counselors90$20.36$14.08$16.28$19.23$24.95$28.09
Rapid City MSA17-3012Electrical and Electronics Drafters10$21.53$16.87$19.10$21.33$23.80$27.56
Rapid City MSA17-3023Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians60$15.08$8.13$8.85$11.48$19.82$29.31
Rapid City MSA49-2094Electrical and Electronics Repairers Commercial and Industrial Equipment50$21.67$13.87$17.29$21.34$25.22$28.63
Rapid City MSA17-2071Electrical Engineers70$36.32$25.48$28.84$35.53$43.29$51.20
Rapid City MSA49-9051Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers60$28.98$20.97$24.73$28.84$34.03$37.71
Rapid City MSA47-2111Electricians290$18.74$13.11$14.92$17.75$21.69$25.85
Rapid City MSA17-2072Electronics Engineers Except Computer*$25.97$20.90$22.84$25.32$28.88$32.53
Rapid City MSA25-2021Elementary School Teachers Except Special Education560note1*****
Rapid City MSA29-2041Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics180$15.39$11.20$12.94$15.46$17.80$19.26
Rapid City MSA25-1123English Language and Literature Teachers Postsecondary10note1*****
Rapid City MSA17-2081Environmental Engineers40$33.76$25.15$26.94$29.90$41.35$46.21
Rapid City MSA19-2041Environmental Scientists and Specialists Including Health80$29.07$20.68$23.49$27.74$33.29$39.13
Rapid City MSA51-9194Etchers and Engravers50$11.91$9.11$10.16$11.28$13.15$16.56
Rapid City MSA53-7032Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators60$17.16$13.69$15.63$17.20$18.77$21.00
Rapid City MSA43-6011Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants250$18.25$14.24$16.06$17.92$20.43$23.10
Rapid City MSA51-9041Extruding Forming Pressing and Compacting Machine Setters Operators and Tenders150$14.12$10.25$11.32$14.36$16.89$18.25
Rapid City MSA29-1062Family and General Practitioners70$84.68$26.96$30.71$85.59$92.73$92.89
Rapid City MSA49-3041Farm Equipment Mechanics20$20.38$15.86$19.28$20.92$22.55$24.03
Rapid City MSA45-0000Farming Fishing and Forestry Occupations90$15.99$12.25$13.12$14.56$18.28$22.39
Rapid City MSA43-4071File Clerks40$11.68$8.75$10.15$11.86$13.63$14.66
Rapid City MSA13-2051Financial Analysts40$30.73$20.49$22.54$28.64$36.93$46.49
Rapid City MSA11-3031Financial Managers90$55.65$35.63$43.31$52.99$62.04$78.22
Rapid City MSA13-2099Financial Specialists All Other40$31.19$22.14$25.76$30.21$36.23$43.07
Rapid City MSA47-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers310$27.34$20.10$23.08$27.00$31.49$35.78
Rapid City MSA33-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers10$28.88$23.29$25.54$29.33$33.06$35.29
Rapid City MSA35-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers290$15.71$12.40$13.66$15.70$17.66$18.91
Rapid City MSA53-1021First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers Laborers and Material Movers Hand40$21.89$14.14$18.80$21.92$26.21$29.13
Rapid City MSA37-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers50$18.78$13.10$14.89$17.48$22.23$27.29
Rapid City MSA37-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping Lawn Service and Groundskeeping Workers40$20.00$13.68$15.80$18.48$23.95$29.21
Rapid City MSA49-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics Installers and Repairers170$30.98$21.80$25.61$30.79$35.75$41.85
Rapid City MSA41-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers70$42.48$27.67$32.26$37.83$48.12$60.17
Rapid City MSA43-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers240$21.97$15.98$18.25$21.41$25.01$29.15
Rapid City MSA39-1021First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers40$17.24$13.19$15.03$17.01$19.11$22.19
Rapid City MSA33-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives30note1*****
Rapid City MSA51-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers120$24.46$18.14$20.87$24.12$27.77$30.36
Rapid City MSA41-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers560$22.21$13.54$15.46$19.52$25.04$34.66
Rapid City MSA53-1031First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle80$27.83$19.43$23.52$26.91$30.29$36.46
Rapid City MSA33-1099First-Line Supervisors/Managers Protective Service Workers All Other20$30.32$17.96$24.69$29.13$38.86$44.04
Rapid City MSA39-9031Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors110$12.00$8.02$8.79$11.00$14.97$18.15
Rapid City MSA27-1023Floral Designers20$12.99$9.84$11.02$13.13$14.78$16.76
Rapid City MSA35-0000Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations6,640$9.30$7.80$8.24$8.97$10.01$11.82
Rapid City MSA35-2021Food Preparation Workers410$9.11$7.83$8.29$9.05$10.19$11.42
Rapid City MSA11-9051Food Service Managers100$25.23$20.26$21.78$24.32$28.17$32.03
Rapid City MSA19-4093Forest and Conservation Technicians80$16.85$12.32$13.03$14.04$21.09$25.03
Rapid City MSA39-4021Funeral Attendants20$10.35$9.05$9.91$10.57$11.25$11.65
Rapid City MSA51-9051Furnace Kiln Oven Drier and Kettle Operators and Tenders10$15.37$11.64$13.67$15.88$17.53$18.52
Rapid City MSA11-1021General and Operations Managers610$48.35$31.93$36.16$44.60$55.77$70.76
Rapid City MSA19-2042Geoscientists Except Hydrologists and Geographers10$31.43$21.99$25.67$31.63$35.47$37.82
Rapid City MSA47-2121Glaziers*$17.69$12.60$14.53$18.29$21.17$22.74
Rapid City MSA27-1024Graphic Designers80$16.07$10.95$12.84$15.74$18.36$21.76
Rapid City MSA51-4033Grinding Lapping Polishing and Buffing Machine Tool Setters Operators and Tenders Me30$13.84$10.54$11.83$13.74$15.90$17.71
Rapid City MSA39-5012Hairdressers Hairstylists and Cosmetologists240$13.22$10.00$10.91$12.75$15.46$17.66
Rapid City MSA29-1199Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners All Other20$26.32$16.00$23.35$26.20$32.15$36.27
Rapid City MSA21-1091Health Educators*$28.83$17.14$21.79$32.26$34.99$36.48
Rapid City MSA29-0000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4,620$31.79$14.83$19.52$25.89$34.90$52.31
Rapid City MSA21-1022Healthcare Social Workers60$21.16$16.32$18.04$20.83$23.62$27.53
Rapid City MSA31-0000Healthcare Support Occupations1,500$12.62$9.75$10.57$11.97$14.38$17.11
Rapid City MSA49-9021Heating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers80$20.96$12.73$15.54$18.76$26.94$31.90
Rapid City MSA47-3011Helpers--Brickmasons Blockmasons Stonemasons and Tile and Marble Setters60$13.08$10.20$11.16$12.77$14.51$16.97
Rapid City MSA47-3012Helpers--Carpenters120$11.23$9.60$10.17$11.05$12.00$14.06
Rapid City MSA47-3013Helpers--Electricians60$10.86$7.98$8.80$10.30$11.85$16.32
Rapid City MSA47-3015Helpers--Pipelayers Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters*$11.92$8.56$9.84$12.16$13.94$15.06
Rapid City MSA35-9031Hosts and Hostesses Restaurant Lounge and Coffee Shop130$9.16$7.85$8.36$9.20$10.42$11.32
Rapid City MSA43-4081Hotel Motel and Resort Desk Clerks490$9.61$8.01$8.60$9.63$10.94$11.74
Rapid City MSA43-4161Human Resources Assistants Except Payroll and Timekeeping40$16.09$10.82$12.84$16.34$19.78$21.05
Rapid City MSA11-3121Human Resources Managers20$46.50$32.89$36.38$46.55$56.00$63.39
Rapid City MSA13-1071Human Resources Specialists110$24.79$15.88$18.62$23.48$28.45$37.35
Rapid City MSA17-3026Industrial Engineering Technicians*$18.60$15.03$16.40$18.89$21.14$22.49
Rapid City MSA49-9041Industrial Machinery Mechanics20$20.39$15.66$16.88$18.90$24.13$26.94
Rapid City MSA11-3051Industrial Production Managers30$40.95$28.87$34.41$40.35$45.68$57.17
Rapid City MSA53-7051Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators80$14.40$11.01$12.65$14.44$16.47$18.05
Rapid City MSA43-4199Information and Record Clerks All Other80$18.71$13.81$15.66$19.51$21.69$22.40
Rapid City MSA51-9061Inspectors Testers Sorters Samplers and Weighers30$17.40$13.16$14.81$17.31$20.59$22.04
Rapid City MSA49-0000Installation Maintenance and Repair Occupations2,340$20.11$12.56$14.86$18.51$24.42$30.42
Rapid City MSA49-9099Installation Maintenance and Repair Workers All Other50$18.92$10.05$11.94$17.71$26.62$27.58
Rapid City MSA25-9031Instructional Coordinators40$25.49$18.71$20.57$22.93$28.48$40.45
Rapid City MSA47-2131Insulation Workers Floor Ceiling and Wall*$14.70$9.77$11.21$13.91$18.81$21.54
Rapid City MSA43-9041Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks130$12.44$10.23$11.00$12.26$13.88$14.85
Rapid City MSA41-3021Insurance Sales Agents230$33.38$16.68$19.19$23.08$33.16$77.27
Rapid City MSA29-1063Internists General10$119.43$83.22$92.55$92.70$92.85$92.94
Rapid City MSA27-3091Interpreters and Translators*$22.07$13.53$17.03$24.07$27.04$28.82
Rapid City MSA37-2011Janitors and Cleaners Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1,350$11.42$8.12$9.05$11.13$13.54$15.15
Rapid City MSA51-9071Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers70$15.95$10.98$12.87$14.88$18.65$22.42
Rapid City MSA53-7062Laborers and Freight Stock and Material Movers Hand610$10.90$8.24$9.18$10.75$12.44$14.36
Rapid City MSA17-1012Landscape Architects*$28.78$21.15$23.95$29.99$34.03$35.71
Rapid City MSA37-3011Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers430$10.87$8.13$9.06$10.57$12.30$14.54
Rapid City MSA51-6011Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers130$10.49$8.07$8.83$10.21$11.88$14.08
Rapid City MSA23-1011Lawyers200$47.28$31.05$36.02$41.36$46.18$77.49
Rapid City MSA23-0000Legal Occupations420$35.59$17.01$21.32$32.81$42.89$53.73
Rapid City MSA43-6012Legal Secretaries180$13.50$8.35$10.29$14.03$16.70$18.23
Rapid City MSA11-1031Legislators30note1*****
Rapid City MSA25-4021Librarians60$21.08$15.84$17.60$20.68$23.59$28.10
Rapid City MSA25-4031Library Technicians80$13.20$9.80$10.99$12.95$15.24$17.84
Rapid City MSA29-2061Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses360$17.04$13.07$14.53$16.88$19.38$21.85
Rapid City MSA19-0000Life Physical and Social Science Occupations640$26.33$13.68$17.84$25.89$33.45$40.44
Rapid City MSA19-4099Life Physical and Social Science Technicians All Other30$21.66$12.32$13.83$18.58$25.81$36.89
Rapid City MSA33-9092Lifeguards Ski Patrol and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers60$9.11$7.85$8.32$9.10$10.25$11.32
Rapid City MSA43-4131Loan Interviewers and Clerks250$15.31$11.09$12.82$15.17$17.77$19.80
Rapid City MSA13-2072Loan Officers200$28.35$20.55$22.68$26.95$32.67$37.77
Rapid City MSA11-9081Lodging Managers40$25.25$20.39$22.39$25.58$28.22$29.79
Rapid City MSA53-7063Machine Feeders and Offbearers40$9.71$7.94$8.45$9.31$11.12$12.95
Rapid City MSA51-4041Machinists80$17.09$11.96$14.88$17.13$19.62$22.49
Rapid City MSA37-2012Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners850$9.06$7.83$8.27$9.01$10.04$11.36
Rapid City MSA43-9051Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators Except Postal Service40$10.70$8.08$8.79$10.20$12.03$14.99
Rapid City MSA49-9071Maintenance and Repair Workers General360$16.02$12.39$13.42$15.18$18.05$21.52
Rapid City MSA49-9043Maintenance Workers Machinery10$16.48$12.31$13.33$15.01$20.51$22.49
Rapid City MSA13-1111Management Analysts220$33.60$22.16$26.21$32.17$39.63$46.30
Rapid City MSA11-0000Management Occupations1,680$44.81$21.16$30.73$39.75$53.79$71.03
Rapid City MSA11-9199Managers All Other40$41.86$30.75$33.32$42.11$49.31$57.58
Rapid City MSA13-1161Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists60$24.85$16.40$18.64$22.79$29.43$38.94
Rapid City MSA21-1013Marriage and Family Therapists40$18.68$13.60$15.54$18.32$21.81$24.07
Rapid City MSA25-1022Mathematical Science Teachers Postsecondary20note1*****
Rapid City MSA17-3013Mechanical Drafters10$17.38$15.20$15.95$17.22$18.50$20.89
Rapid City MSA17-3027Mechanical Engineering Technicians20$22.06$15.67$18.24$21.07$24.99$32.08
Rapid City MSA17-2141Mechanical Engineers70$36.46$25.99$29.14$35.38$43.40$47.83
Rapid City MSA29-2012Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians30$18.89$14.12$17.03$19.16$21.54$23.02
Rapid City MSA29-2011Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists100$26.73$19.53$22.83$27.08$30.09$34.04
Rapid City MSA11-9111Medical and Health Services Managers80$45.15$30.44$35.88$44.62$54.07$61.75
Rapid City MSA31-9092Medical Assistants140$12.55$9.84$10.87$12.59$14.17$15.42
Rapid City MSA49-9062Medical Equipment Repairers20$19.19$13.27$15.40$17.91$22.22$27.85
Rapid City MSA29-2071Medical Records and Health Information Technicians170$16.45$10.63$12.82$15.48$19.40$24.05
Rapid City MSA43-6013Medical Secretaries10$17.13$14.70$15.56$16.99$18.41$20.96
Rapid City MSA31-9094Medical Transcriptionists130$15.31$12.17$13.41$15.63$17.45$18.54
Rapid City MSA13-1121Meeting Convention and Event Planners30$16.78$12.87$14.66$16.75$18.64$21.58
Rapid City MSA21-1023Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers20$18.52$14.88$16.39$18.40$21.20$23.05
Rapid City MSA27-1026Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers190$10.51$8.92$9.93$10.68$11.42$11.88
Rapid City MSA43-5041Meter Readers Utilities30$16.92$10.98$13.90$16.83$19.46$23.38
Rapid City MSA17-2151Mining and Geological Engineers Including Mining Safety Engineers30$46.20$23.70$37.96$43.99$62.95$70.81
Rapid City MSA51-9023Mixing and Blending Machine Setters Operators and Tenders40$13.89$11.25$12.67$13.88$15.09$17.28
Rapid City MSA49-3042Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics Except Engines150$22.05$16.34$18.25$21.40$25.97$29.17
Rapid City MSA51-4072Molding Coremaking and Casting Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Metal and Plasti*$13.58$9.37$11.75$13.24$14.64$17.50
Rapid City MSA39-4031Morticians Undertakers and Funeral Directors10$27.75$20.02$21.62$24.62$33.80$42.00
Rapid City MSA49-3052Motorcycle Mechanics*$18.18$13.09$14.25$16.30$18.59$31.67
Rapid City MSA11-9121Natural Sciences Managers20$59.87$37.36$47.11$55.68$72.98$88.05
Rapid City MSA15-1142Network and Computer Systems Administrators180$28.34$20.99$24.09$27.64$32.62$36.95
Rapid City MSA43-4141New Accounts Clerks10$14.70$10.37$11.27$16.02$17.67$18.64
Rapid City MSA39-2021Nonfarm Animal Caretakers90$9.63$7.89$8.42$9.31$10.94$12.78
Rapid City MSA29-1151Nurse Anesthetists60$76.19$57.69$68.88$79.45$87.97$92.91
Rapid City MSA29-1171Nurse Practitioners40$46.17$39.24$41.59$45.49$51.91$56.81
Rapid City MSA31-1014Nursing Assistants730$11.64$9.32$10.19$11.20$12.82$15.02
Rapid City MSA29-1122Occupational Therapists40$33.19$25.72$28.73$33.06$36.31$40.82
Rapid City MSA43-0000Office and Administrative Support Occupations9,900$13.54$8.93$10.53$12.85$15.85$19.14
Rapid City MSA43-9199Office and Administrative Support Workers All Other20$16.91$12.75$13.82$15.13$20.42$21.21
Rapid City MSA43-9061Office Clerks General650$12.02$8.50$9.81$11.41$14.07$17.01
Rapid City MSA47-2073Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators300$18.05$13.15$15.18$17.51$20.94$23.76
Rapid City MSA29-2081Opticians Dispensing80$15.03$10.57$12.09$15.47$17.58$18.89
Rapid City MSA29-1041Optometrists30$40.87$21.62$38.93$42.26$45.74$60.22
Rapid City MSA43-4151Order Clerks50$13.29$10.19$11.26$12.99$14.70$17.49
Rapid City MSA49-3053Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics30$14.05$11.43$12.51$13.84$15.56$17.69
Rapid City MSA51-9111Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders80$12.90$8.92$10.30$11.85$15.88$18.35
Rapid City MSA53-7064Packers and Packagers Hand120$8.62$7.81$8.18$8.77$9.38$10.25
Rapid City MSA47-2141Painters Construction and Maintenance120$15.47$10.95$12.88$15.39$17.70$19.84
Rapid City MSA51-9122Painters Transportation Equipment*$21.52$16.37$18.38$21.32$24.67$27.81
Rapid City MSA23-2011Paralegals and Legal Assistants70$19.27$15.67$16.65$18.26$20.88$23.97
Rapid City MSA41-2022Parts Salespersons290$15.53$10.23$12.44$14.62$18.29$22.64
Rapid City MSA47-2071Paving Surfacing and Tamping Equipment Operators40$17.79$12.94$14.72$18.27$21.06$22.64
Rapid City MSA43-3051Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks50$16.58$12.36$13.82$16.55$19.48$22.34
Rapid City MSA29-1065Pediatricians General20$102.56$71.38$80.22$92.54$92.78$92.92
Rapid City MSA39-9021Personal and Home Care Aides120$10.82$9.31$10.05$10.85$11.64$12.78
Rapid City MSA39-0000Personal Care and Service Occupations1,940$10.83$8.01$8.73$10.13$12.06$15.06
Rapid City MSA13-2052Personal Financial Advisors20$31.19$24.65$27.17$31.52$35.48$37.91
Rapid City MSA37-3012Pesticide Handlers Sprayers and Applicators Vegetation50$13.47$9.90$11.06$13.39$15.74$17.83
Rapid City MSA29-1051Pharmacists140$54.68$43.98$49.38$54.62$60.39$70.45
Rapid City MSA29-2052Pharmacy Technicians150$15.22$11.07$12.71$14.86$17.83$20.12
Rapid City MSA27-4021Photographers30note1*****
Rapid City MSA51-9151Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators20note1*****
Rapid City MSA31-2021Physical Therapist Assistants30$16.01$12.62$13.52$15.05$17.80$21.02
Rapid City MSA29-1123Physical Therapists80$38.93$28.59$32.54$36.45$42.56$48.05
Rapid City MSA29-1071Physician Assistants70$40.28$32.48$35.73$40.32$44.22$47.36
Rapid City MSA29-1069Physicians and Surgeons All Other120$116.27$86.30$92.56$92.77$92.98$112.20
Rapid City MSA47-2151Pipelayers50$15.37$12.33$13.33$14.98$17.36$19.06
Rapid City MSA51-8099Plant and System Operators All Other10$20.24$15.57$17.25$19.98$22.79$26.86
Rapid City MSA47-2152Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters260$20.67$13.63$16.42$20.19$24.54$28.98
Rapid City MSA43-5051Postal Service Clerks20$24.69$15.00$26.20$26.21$26.77$27.25
Rapid City MSA43-5052Postal Service Mail Carriers100$25.67$19.97$22.74$27.88$27.89$29.00
Rapid City MSA43-5053Postal Service Mail Sorters Processors and Processing Machine Operators50$22.72$11.29$21.15$26.18$26.21$26.21
Rapid City MSA11-9131Postmasters and Mail Superintendents20$25.61$10.79$18.66$26.80$31.13$37.11
Rapid City MSA51-5111Prepress Technicians and Workers10$14.47$11.23$12.54$14.00$16.16$18.48
Rapid City MSA25-2011Preschool Teachers Except Special Education170$13.56$10.25$11.39$13.39$15.44$17.74
Rapid City MSA51-5113Print Binding and Finishing Workers10$11.55$8.20$9.35$11.39$13.61$15.23
Rapid City MSA51-5112Printing Press Operators50$15.15$11.26$12.58$14.48$17.29$20.25
Rapid City MSA43-3061Procurement Clerks50$18.73$13.44$16.31$19.57$21.70$22.34
Rapid City MSA27-2012Producers and Directors30$20.66$14.45$16.75$19.51$25.39$28.01
Rapid City MSA51-0000Production Occupations2,180$14.73$9.52$11.25$13.92$17.39$21.75
Rapid City MSA43-5061Production Planning and Expediting Clerks40$18.87$13.24$15.26$17.70$24.18$26.78
Rapid City MSA11-9141Property Real Estate and Community Association Managers130$18.75$12.23$14.44$17.50$21.17$28.92
Rapid City MSA33-0000Protective Service Occupations1,200$19.61$10.54$13.93$18.29$23.23$29.25
Rapid City MSA33-9099Protective Service Workers All Other60$15.16$10.03$10.71$11.83$15.39$26.41
Rapid City MSA27-3031Public Relations Specialists110$20.68$15.53$17.33$20.19$23.08$27.05
Rapid City MSA13-1023Purchasing Agents Except Wholesale Retail and Farm Products90$27.58$18.01$20.96$25.76$35.09$40.39
Rapid City MSA27-3011Radio and Television Announcers70$13.41$9.03$10.86$13.37$15.43$18.36
Rapid City MSA29-2034Radiologic Technologists and Technicians130$22.90$16.39$18.55$22.45$27.12$29.80
Rapid City MSA41-9022Real Estate Sales Agents70$22.91$17.95$20.10$22.02$23.95$28.31
Rapid City MSA43-4171Receptionists and Information Clerks770$11.35$8.90$10.10$11.25$12.85$14.40
Rapid City MSA39-9032Recreation Workers110$13.68$9.73$10.85$12.84$15.08$18.85
Rapid City MSA53-7081Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors50$12.91$10.39$11.26$12.66$14.33$15.94
Rapid City MSA29-1141Registered Nurses1,820$27.79$20.22$22.53$27.49$33.06$36.66
Rapid City MSA21-1015Rehabilitation Counselors60$17.91$14.00$15.69$17.54$19.98$22.66
Rapid City MSA39-9041Residential Advisors270$11.76$9.28$10.27$11.47$13.40$14.80
Rapid City MSA41-2031Retail Salespersons3,390$12.13$8.21$9.01$10.62$13.26$17.87
Rapid City MSA47-2181Roofers90$14.01$10.40$11.71$13.52$15.57$18.65
Rapid City MSA41-0000Sales and Related Occupations7,800$15.33$8.32$9.29$11.56$17.13$26.95
Rapid City MSA41-9099Sales and Related Workers All Other40$12.50$9.77$10.66$11.94$14.40$16.95
Rapid City MSA11-2022Sales Managers40$53.64$28.73$34.08$44.24$62.73$92.42
Rapid City MSA41-3099Sales Representatives Services All Other40$18.68$13.64$15.28$17.38$20.66$27.02
Rapid City MSA41-4012Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Except Technical and Scientific Produc620$26.42$14.29$18.16$23.45$29.79$41.48
Rapid City MSA41-4011Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Technical and Scientific Products80$43.51$23.23$27.40$41.54$56.02$66.61
Rapid City MSA51-7041Sawing Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Wood60$13.66$10.84$12.28$13.59$14.90$17.15
Rapid City MSA25-2031Sec School Teachers Ex Spec and Career/Tech Ed610note1*****
Rapid City MSA43-6014Secretaries Except Legal Medical and Executive890$13.21$10.11$11.12$12.85$14.91$17.52
Rapid City MSA41-3031Securities Commodities and Financial Services Sales Agents40$54.12$28.31$49.49$57.97$66.91$72.61
Rapid City MSA49-2098Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers*$20.19$16.11$17.76$20.37$22.55$23.89
Rapid City MSA33-9032Security Guards180$12.34$9.75$10.48$11.71$14.18$16.40
Rapid City MSA25-3021Self-Enrichment Education Teachers40$16.24$10.85$12.18$14.80$17.99$22.68
Rapid City MSA47-4071Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners20$14.66$9.20$12.44$15.01$17.36$18.85
Rapid City MSA53-6031Service Station Attendants130$10.81$8.55$9.80$10.82$11.82$13.65
Rapid City MSA51-6031Sewing Machine Operators20$10.23$8.14$8.88$10.16$11.34$12.05
Rapid City MSA47-2211Sheet Metal Workers*$16.30$12.24$13.97$16.29$17.98$18.98
Rapid City MSA43-5071Shipping Receiving and Traffic Clerks190$13.80$9.69$11.10$13.53$16.61$18.76
Rapid City MSA11-9151Social and Community Service Managers30$30.93$24.36$26.75$30.10$35.47$39.74
Rapid City MSA21-1093Social and Human Service Assistants150$11.88$8.91$10.16$11.54$13.43$15.13
Rapid City MSA15-1132Software Developers Applications*$43.05$26.15$31.16$40.58$58.88$67.88
Rapid City MSA15-1133Software Developers Systems Software30$31.35$20.79$28.16$33.02$36.12$37.98
Rapid City MSA25-2052Special Education Teachers Kindergarten and Elementary School110note1*****
Rapid City MSA29-1127Speech-Language Pathologists90$26.88$19.89$22.21$25.82$29.34$38.55
Rapid City MSA51-8021Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators30$20.80$14.20$18.04$21.59$25.06$25.26
Rapid City MSA43-5081Stock Clerks and Order Fillers890$11.00$8.08$8.83$10.44$12.88$15.13
Rapid City MSA47-2221Structural Iron and Steel Workers*$19.81$16.26$18.13$20.11$21.87$22.92
Rapid City MSA21-1011Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors70$18.52$13.46$15.53$17.73$20.69$24.25
Rapid City MSA29-2055Surgical Technologists80$18.27$13.47$15.31$18.11$21.26$23.34
Rapid City MSA17-3031Surveying and Mapping Technicians30$14.67$12.57$13.17$14.16$15.12$18.22
Rapid City MSA17-1022Surveyors30$26.38$17.37$18.90$23.48$32.77$39.92
Rapid City MSA43-2011Switchboard Operators Including Answering Service20$12.18$10.21$10.77$11.69$13.44$15.03
Rapid City MSA13-2081Tax Examiners Collectors and Revenue Agents30$28.17$18.12$20.43$22.16$39.33$44.42
Rapid City MSA13-2082Tax Preparers60$21.96$11.75$13.78$19.18$29.40$37.75
Rapid City MSA53-3041Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs70$11.28$9.44$10.28$11.20$12.23$14.05
Rapid City MSA25-9041Teacher Assistants370note1*****
Rapid City MSA51-2092Team Assemblers230$11.10$8.24$9.28$10.71$11.98$15.42
Rapid City MSA49-2022Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers Except Line Installers50$25.25$16.88$19.41$24.45$31.60$35.49
Rapid City MSA49-9052Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers100$21.84$15.19$16.89$20.24$27.03$29.81
Rapid City MSA43-3071Tellers280$11.67$9.91$10.48$11.45$12.89$14.38
Rapid City MSA49-3093Tire Repairers and Changers80$12.23$9.99$10.79$12.08$13.84$15.00
Rapid City MSA23-2093Title Examiners Abstractors and Searchers110$25.28$15.20$18.65$22.75$31.41$41.25
Rapid City MSA00-0000Total all occupations59,730$17.69$8.62$10.31$14.19$20.82$30.34
Rapid City MSA39-7011Tour Guides and Escorts80$9.25$7.78$8.21$8.93$9.89$12.89
Rapid City MSA13-1151Training and Development Specialists60$21.07$12.28$16.30$19.77$25.87$32.30
Rapid City MSA53-0000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3,550$14.73$8.85$10.70$13.64$17.42$21.97
Rapid City MSA33-9093Transportation Security Screeners50$17.08$14.30$14.31$16.58$18.86$22.23
Rapid City MSA53-3032Truck Drivers Heavy and Tractor-Trailer1,090$16.89$12.68$13.84$15.96$19.32$22.50
Rapid City MSA53-3033Truck Drivers Light or Delivery Services370$14.15$9.25$11.08$13.95$17.01$19.36
Rapid City MSA19-3051Urban and Regional Planners20$25.98$18.63$20.91$24.47$29.32$36.91
Rapid City MSA39-3031Ushers Lobby Attendants and Ticket Takers30$9.94$8.02$8.72$9.89$11.28$12.51
Rapid City MSA29-1131Veterinarians40$32.23$20.82$23.70$32.06$39.92$45.74
Rapid City MSA31-9096Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers40$9.39$7.89$8.46$9.41$10.67$11.47
Rapid City MSA29-2056Veterinary Technologists and Technicians60$13.14$10.35$11.31$12.85$14.31$15.32
Rapid City MSA25-1194Vocational Education Teachers Postsecondary60$18.30$13.42$15.31$18.19$21.24$23.10
Rapid City MSA35-3031Waiters and Waitresses1,370$8.52$7.74$8.09$8.66$9.24$9.71
Rapid City MSA51-8031Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators60$19.61$15.10$16.74$19.21$22.22$24.76
Rapid City MSA15-1134Web Developers20$21.06$13.62$15.37$17.93$25.95$29.96
Rapid City MSA51-4121Welders Cutters Solderers and Brazers170$16.18$12.19$13.37$15.48$18.46$21.95
Rapid City MSA13-1022Wholesale and Retail Buyers Except Farm Products40$24.75$14.30$19.72$23.98$30.49$35.65
Rapid City MSA51-7042Woodworking Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Except Sawing70$13.32$10.37$11.98$13.38$14.74$16.68
Rapid City MSA43-9022Word Processors and Typists20$16.41$12.31$15.90$16.49$17.52$20.09
Rapid City MSA19-1023Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists30$23.12$15.20$17.35$22.12$27.63$32.15

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 2012 South Dakota Occupational Worker and Wage estimates

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