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:West
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
West13-2011Accountants and Auditors270$25.80$19.62$21.75$25.23$28.97$34.28
West11-3011Administrative Services Managers30$29.45$22.23$24.67$28.77$33.97$41.03
West25-3011Adult Basic and Secondary Ed and Literacy Tea60$17.28$13.36$15.77$16.76$18.95$21.62
West41-3011Advertising Sales Agents30$21.28$13.19$14.39$20.71$24.66$30.36
West39-3091Amusement and Recreation Attendants170$9.25$7.80$8.32$9.15$10.50$11.49
West13-2021Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate30$17.28$14.66$15.89$17.24$18.58$20.50
West17-0000Architecture and Engineering Occupations170$29.00$15.65$18.02$26.37$35.00$45.37
West27-0000Arts Design Entertainment Sports and Media Occupations420$16.84$10.86$12.48$15.40$19.48$24.22
West49-3021Automotive Body and Related Repairers60$17.72$12.97$15.51$17.50$20.15$23.05
West49-3023Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics150$16.87$11.51$14.34$16.96$18.89$22.37
West51-3011Bakers20$11.76$9.06$10.34$11.72$13.39$14.58
West35-3011Bartenders350$9.13$7.78$8.24$9.02$10.27$11.48
West43-3011Bill and Account Collectors190$14.37$10.99$12.67$14.26$16.21$18.39
West43-3021Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators70$11.68$9.34$10.34$11.48$13.16$14.70
West19-1029Biological Scientists All Other40$29.84$19.82$25.03$30.48$35.14$38.55
West43-3031Bookkeeping Accounting and Auditing Clerks810$13.84$9.81$11.51$13.64$15.97$18.57
West47-2021Brickmasons and Blockmasons20$19.34$14.41$15.87$17.79$24.03$26.75
West13-2031Budget Analysts20$25.79$20.25$21.49$23.57$28.88$31.17
West37-0000Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1,870$10.83$8.03$8.80$10.29$12.27$14.59
West49-3031Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists60$17.97$12.39$15.11$17.36$20.81$24.92
West53-3022Bus Drivers School260$12.86$10.24$11.10$12.65$14.37$16.04
West13-0000Business and Financial Operations Occupations1,120$24.45$15.17$18.90$23.56$28.89$35.88
West13-1199Business Operations Specialists, All Other120$29.65$19.36$24.88$29.27$34.94$41.87
West25-1011Business Teachers Postsecondary30note1*****
West51-3021Butchers and Meat Cutters80$14.01$10.42$11.72$13.66$16.20$18.40
West13-1021Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products10$25.75$20.61$22.39$25.12$28.67$33.08
West25-2032Career/Tech Education Teachers Secondary School50note1*****
West47-2031Carpenters460$15.32$12.06$13.01$14.58$17.60$20.60
West41-2011Cashiers1,500$9.22$7.98$8.40$9.11$9.91$11.66
West47-2051Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers110$14.69$11.13$12.83$14.80$16.87$18.17
West35-1011Chefs and Head Cooks30$18.49$13.18$15.11$17.34$20.69$25.55
West11-1011Chief Executives60$47.12$15.57$17.92$22.43$66.19$92.39
West39-9011Child Care Workers230$8.89$7.85$8.25$8.94$9.64$11.04
West21-1021Child Family and School Social Workers220$18.19$14.14$15.97$18.05$20.22$22.76
West29-1011Chiropractors10$40.62$26.97$33.11$41.03$45.19$61.28
West17-3022Civil Engineering Technicians30$17.36$15.65$16.06$17.40$18.10$19.02
West17-2051Civil Engineers40$33.25$24.78$28.47$33.10$38.50$43.26
West53-7061Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment50$9.51$8.00$8.58$9.55$10.89$11.68
West19-3031Clinical Counseling and School Psychologists10$30.84$25.78$28.41$31.28$34.21$35.95
West27-2022Coaches and Scouts60note1*****
West49-9091Coin Vending and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers40$14.38$11.85$12.75$14.15$16.23$17.97
West35-3021Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers Including Fast Food500$8.85$7.77$8.17$8.83$9.49$11.00
West21-0000Community and Social Services Occupations890$17.31$11.65$13.93$16.78$19.61$23.46
West13-1141Compensation Benefits and Job Analysis Specialists30$21.02$15.87$17.86$20.71$23.31$27.69
West13-1041Compliance Officers50$20.97$15.30$17.24$19.51$22.51$30.23
West15-0000Computer and Mathematical Occupations290$24.53$15.65$19.42$22.97$28.59$35.84
West15-1152Computer Network Support Specialists20$20.71$16.74$18.64$20.81$22.92$24.76
West15-1199Computer Occupations All Other40$27.88$13.38$15.07$30.26$34.72$40.82
West15-1131Computer Programmers10$24.55$17.39$20.01$22.58$28.03$36.48
West15-1121Computer Systems Analysts20$33.03$24.36$26.31$31.77$39.38$45.23
West15-1151Computer User Support Specialists70$18.71$13.59$16.08$18.32$21.40$23.14
West19-1031Conservation Scientists70$28.51$19.18$23.45$29.31$34.05$36.89
West47-4011Construction and Building Inspectors40$19.66$15.57$16.72$18.34$20.97$23.71
West47-0000Construction and Extraction Occupations2,130$16.23$10.63$12.67$15.01$18.68$23.01
West47-2061Construction Laborers160$11.58$8.98$10.08$11.30$13.14$14.60
West11-9021Construction Managers20$34.11$25.13$29.06$34.54$39.76$44.48
West53-7011Conveyor Operators and Tenders60$13.26$10.57$11.92$13.37$14.61$15.45
West35-2011Cooks Fast Food130$9.33$7.92$8.48$9.41$10.61$11.40
West35-2012Cooks Institution and Cafeteria320$12.26$8.47$9.82$11.43$14.28$17.44
West35-2014Cooks Restaurant210$12.98$10.06$10.96$12.60$14.65$17.30
West35-2015Cooks Short Order180$10.49$8.37$9.59$10.56$11.52$13.07
West33-3012Correctional Officers and Jailers190$14.27$12.10$12.83$14.07$15.55$17.71
West13-1051Cost Estimators30$20.90$16.34$17.63$19.73$23.25$28.05
West41-2021Counter and Rental Clerks70$12.62$8.33$9.33$11.43$16.40$18.86
West35-3022Counter Attendants Cafeteria Food Concession and Coffee Shop310$8.84$7.84$8.22$8.89$9.55$10.95
West43-4031Court Municipal and License Clerks140$13.36$10.26$11.17$12.90$14.72$18.68
West25-4012Curators20$21.32$15.84$16.96$18.96$23.22$28.59
West43-4051Customer Service Representatives220$13.58$9.79$11.09$13.11$15.24$18.49
West31-9091Dental Assistants90$14.45$9.72$11.56$14.01$17.43$20.56
West29-2021Dental Hygienists30$27.35$20.13$22.81$27.47$31.62$35.52
West29-1021Dentists General20$76.02$33.50$49.90$57.68$92.53$92.53
West33-3021Detectives and Criminal Investigators30$24.78$18.93$20.36$22.50$27.95$37.58
West29-1031Dietitians and Nutritionists20$30.11$21.11$23.94$29.32$34.05$43.08
West35-9011Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers310$8.69$7.76$8.14$8.76$9.38$10.69
West35-9021Dishwashers210$8.38$7.73$8.06$8.61$9.16$9.50
West43-5032Dispatchers Except Police Fire and Ambulance30$12.52$10.18$11.12$12.58$14.03$14.89
West53-3031Driver/Sales Workers40$15.66$8.38$9.27$17.64$21.76$23.38
West27-3041Editors10$22.69$12.88$14.48$20.19$27.71$41.30
West25-0000Education Training and Library Occupations3,550$19.22$10.54$14.00$18.46$22.93$28.15
West25-9099Education Training and Library Workers All Other90$18.04$15.17$16.57$18.12$20.53$20.54
West11-9039Education Administrators All Other90$33.73$27.09$29.64$33.78$36.43$38.80
West11-9032Education Administrators Elementary and Secondary School90note1*****
West11-9033Education Administrators Postsecondary30$49.54$28.94$35.62$48.67$59.58$72.41
West21-1012Education Guidance School and Vocation Counselors90$19.33$14.19$16.03$18.16$22.51$27.06
West49-9051Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers150$27.69$17.72$24.28$28.57$32.93$35.86
West47-2111Electricians130$21.05$14.85$16.87$20.20$24.06$29.41
West25-2021Elementary School Teachers Except Special Education650note1*****
West43-4061Eligibility Interviewers Government Programs130$15.27$11.08$13.04$15.17$16.74$18.52
West29-2041Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics170$14.28$10.97$12.55$14.12$16.00$18.14
West17-3029Engineering Technicians Except Drafters All Other20$24.81$12.33$17.98$27.37$30.50$34.99
West25-1123English Language and Literature Teachers Postsecondary20note1*****
West19-4091Environmental Science and Protection Technicians Including Health40$13.59$11.29$12.58$13.66$14.73$15.37
West19-2041Environmental Scientists and Specialists Including Health10$24.17$16.63$18.19$22.24$27.92$39.55
West53-7032Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators80$14.25$12.38$12.99$14.02$15.11$17.25
West43-6011Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants150$17.03$13.11$14.80$16.96$18.98$21.83
West29-1062Family and General Practitioners20$118.37$72.40$92.60$92.92$93.24$93.44
West49-3041Farm Equipment Mechanics30$17.04$12.09$13.62$16.94$20.83$22.91
West45-0000Farming Fishing and Forestry Occupations280$13.79$9.81$10.68$12.54$15.79$18.94
West45-2093Farmworkers Farm and Ranch Animals50$13.96$9.70$12.04$14.18$16.61$18.09
West43-4071File Clerks20$10.20$8.08$8.83$10.33$11.72$12.89
West11-3031Financial Managers30$44.60$33.41$38.18$42.72$47.54$59.79
West47-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers140$26.30$19.28$21.75$25.33$29.31$38.08
West35-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers130$15.94$12.16$13.65$16.01$18.05$20.35
West37-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers50$18.41$13.46$15.44$18.26$21.45$23.46
West37-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping Lawn Service and Groundskeeping Workers20$21.73$14.83$17.61$21.69$25.76$28.97
West49-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics Installers and Repairers60$31.46$21.52$25.93$31.01$37.77$43.49
West43-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers130$19.22$14.25$16.73$19.70$22.14$23.61
West39-1021First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers40$16.48$10.59$12.67$16.71$19.90$22.41
West33-1012First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives30$26.73$19.51$21.35$25.24$30.25$35.35
West51-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers40$27.47$21.04$24.77$27.55$30.49$34.99
West41-1011First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers250$20.96$15.60$16.97$19.37$22.49$25.37
West53-1031First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle30$25.50$17.81$20.65$24.80$30.68$35.06
West33-1099First-Line Supervisors/Managers Protective Service Workers All Other10$26.04$16.28$18.39$28.21$31.02$33.82
West33-3031Fish and Game Wardens30$18.86$13.45$15.70$19.15$20.74$24.75
West39-9031Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors80$11.60$8.60$9.88$10.88$12.02$16.64
West35-0000Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations4,080$9.81$7.86$8.37$9.22$10.89$13.26
West35-2021Food Preparation Workers470$9.21$7.85$8.33$9.11$10.30$11.51
West11-9051Food Service Managers50$23.97$20.25$21.53$23.61$26.60$28.87
West45-4011Forest and Conservation Workers60$11.97$9.22$9.94$11.35$13.76$15.50
West39-4021Funeral Attendants10$11.76$10.02$10.58$11.51$12.98$14.26
West39-3012Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners90$11.45$8.91$10.12$11.51$13.19$14.23
West43-3041Gaming Cage Workers190$10.98$8.74$9.94$10.94$11.96$13.85
West41-2012Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers230$10.87$8.71$9.94$10.92$11.89$13.46
West39-3011Gaming Dealers250$13.43$10.53$12.00$13.40$14.75$16.87
West11-9071Gaming Managers20$32.67$25.32$28.15$32.24$36.87$42.97
West39-1011Gaming Supervisors60$17.46$13.71$15.60$17.33$19.11$21.83
West33-9031Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators70$12.91$9.71$10.84$12.65$14.36$17.66
West11-1021General and Operations Managers250$48.88$32.39$37.10$44.92$57.30$76.65
West19-2042Geoscientists Except Hydrologists and Geographers20$43.81$24.68$26.98$29.92$66.26$71.82
West45-2041Graders and Sorters Agricultural Products90$11.43$9.90$10.36$11.13$11.96$13.97
West27-1024Graphic Designers30$15.40$11.64$12.87$14.49$17.31$21.15
West29-0000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations1,810$29.68$14.11$18.33$24.64$33.24$46.68
West21-1022Healthcare Social Workers50$16.89$12.69$13.82$15.56$18.59$24.80
West31-0000Healthcare Support Occupations800$12.44$8.88$10.19$11.83$14.21$17.43
West31-9099Healthcare Support Workers All Other30$18.88$15.13$16.93$18.30$20.00$22.29
West49-9021Heating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers*$17.26$13.08$14.36$16.47$18.56$26.47
West47-3012Helpers--Carpenters50$9.99$8.09$9.01$10.27$11.21$11.77
West47-3013Helpers--Electricians60$11.80$9.81$10.38$11.32$12.99$14.85
West47-4051Highway Maintenance Workers300$13.73$10.61$12.19$14.18$14.79$16.11
West35-9031Hosts and Hostesses Restaurant Lounge and Coffee Shop100$8.99$7.78$8.24$8.99$10.09$11.21
West43-4081Hotel Motel and Resort Desk Clerks400$9.15$7.92$8.38$9.13$10.12$11.42
West43-4161Human Resources Assistants Except Payroll and Timekeeping40$15.20$10.98$12.42$13.94$15.97$22.74
West13-1071Human Resources Specialists90$22.10$15.94$17.87$20.43$24.99$29.77
West49-9041Industrial Machinery Mechanics20$18.14$15.76$16.56$17.89$19.30$21.96
West53-7051Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators40$14.21$10.89$12.53$14.02$16.23$18.08
West43-4199Information and Record Clerks All Other90$17.97$12.31$13.82$18.55$20.67$23.61
West49-0000Installation Maintenance and Repair Occupations1,160$19.64$12.49$14.72$17.77$23.27$30.86
West25-9031Instructional Coordinators70$27.55$19.53$22.52$27.14$32.47$36.47
West43-9041Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks30$13.30$10.23$10.97$12.43$15.80$17.89
West41-3021Insurance Sales Agents50$23.17$15.84$16.88$18.60$26.29$41.65
West27-3091Interpreters and Translators20$14.49$12.48$13.12$14.17$15.39$17.74
West43-4111Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan20$13.77$11.96$12.73$13.78$14.81$15.75
West37-2011Janitors and Cleaners Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners800$10.96$8.25$9.37$10.80$12.52$14.22
West23-1023Judges Magistrate Judges and Magistrates20$41.31$26.35$39.30$43.28$46.65$53.14
West25-2012Kindergarten Teachers Except Special Education100note1*****
West53-7062Laborers and Freight Stock and Material Movers Hand430$10.68$8.30$9.31$10.71$11.94$13.90
West37-3011Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers240$11.23$8.36$9.63$10.92$12.74$14.88
West51-6011Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers70$10.13$8.31$9.48$10.45$11.27$11.76
West23-1011Lawyers60$63.36$25.29$31.50$45.65$75.63$92.53
West23-0000Legal Occupations150$39.60$17.95$20.88$27.13$43.38$74.27
West43-6012Legal Secretaries30$13.80$12.41$12.90$13.74$14.58$15.10
West11-1031Legislators80note1*****
West25-4021Librarians70$16.86$11.86$13.47$16.27$19.10$23.77
West25-4031Library Technicians90$10.95$8.73$9.91$10.88$11.84$13.79
West29-2061Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses150$17.70$13.83$16.05$17.60$19.97$22.29
West19-0000Life Physical and Social Science Occupations760$21.68$12.33$14.38$19.18$26.59$34.05
West19-4099Life Physical and Social Science Technicians All Other30$17.78$13.83$13.84$19.16$19.81$22.36
West33-9092Lifeguards Ski Patrol and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers30$8.84$7.75$8.16$8.85$9.67$11.14
West43-4131Loan Interviewers and Clerks190$14.09$11.34$12.62$13.86$15.21$17.95
West13-2072Loan Officers120$28.08$21.39$24.47$27.17$29.87$36.81
West11-9081Lodging Managers20$24.25$19.66$20.81$22.71$26.85$29.73
West45-4022Logging Equipment Operators60$18.28$11.31$13.71$17.22$23.51$27.46
West53-7063Machine Feeders and Offbearers30$13.50$9.62$12.63$13.74$14.84$16.53
West37-2012Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners650$9.06$7.79$8.22$8.94$9.88$11.53
West49-9071Maintenance and Repair Workers General350$16.35$12.36$13.72$16.15$18.65$21.53
West13-1111Management Analysts120$28.21$18.93$21.22$25.77$32.45$40.95
West11-0000Management Occupations1,080$35.87$18.01$23.74$32.97$43.01$57.48
West11-9199Managers All Other30$45.45$22.56$33.47$50.47$55.68$65.49
West21-1013Marriage and Family Therapists20$20.19$15.78$17.20$19.83$23.00$26.34
West25-1022Mathematical Science Teachers Postsecondary20note1*****
West29-2012Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians10note1*****
West29-2011Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists60$27.35$18.70$23.41$28.56$31.00$35.29
West11-9111Medical and Health Services Managers60$44.50$35.87$39.66$42.64$47.60$58.95
West31-9092Medical Assistants90$12.30$9.88$10.80$12.31$13.80$14.84
West29-2071Medical Records and Health Information Technicians90$17.84$12.33$14.10$17.10$21.10$23.56
West31-9094Medical Transcriptionists50$13.10$10.36$11.32$12.87$14.59$16.75
West13-1121Meeting Convention and Event Planners60$13.57$10.74$12.26$13.49$14.67$16.19
West21-1023Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers30$18.59$15.93$16.82$18.32$20.56$22.32
West25-2022Middle School Teachers Ex Spec and Career/Tech Ed 250note1*****
West49-3042Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics Except Engines30$18.76$14.33$16.29$18.61$21.44$23.68
West39-4031Morticians Undertakers and Funeral Directors20$21.56$17.00$19.23$21.39$23.55$27.52
West53-3099Motor Vehicle Operators All Other40$18.80$15.99$17.52$18.74$20.51$20.57
West25-4013Museum Technicians and Conservators20$13.38$10.40$11.95$13.27$14.40$16.00
West15-1142Network and Computer Systems Administrators80$24.97$20.24$21.83$24.54$27.85$29.89
West39-2021Nonfarm Animal Caretakers40$9.03$7.80$8.21$8.91$9.69$11.63
West29-1171Nurse Practitioners20$47.23$39.69$42.27$46.57$53.55$57.90
West31-1014Nursing Assistants440$11.22$8.49$9.77$10.99$12.75$14.45
West29-9011Occupational Health and Safety Specialists20$30.28$23.46$24.78$27.36$36.88$39.70
West29-1122Occupational Therapists10$28.28$24.16$25.69$28.13$30.72$34.97
West43-0000Office and Administrative Support Occupations5,160$12.95$8.70$10.17$12.27$15.03$18.54
West43-9199Office and Administrative Support Workers All Other10$15.24$12.30$13.81$14.04$16.48$19.79
West43-9061Office Clerks General460$11.42$8.07$8.70$9.80$14.27$18.03
West47-2073Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators310$18.67$15.21$16.27$18.03$21.14$23.32
West29-2081Opticians Dispensing20$13.64$10.72$12.11$13.58$14.97$17.19
West29-1041Optometrists10$43.57$26.54$30.31$47.09$53.69$57.67
West51-9111Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders20$12.78$9.73$12.29$13.21$14.12$14.68
West53-7064Packers and Packagers Hand30$8.83$7.74$8.16$8.88$9.72$11.06
West47-2141Painters Construction and Maintenance40$14.05$10.23$11.15$13.54$16.70$18.62
West23-2011Paralegals and Legal Assistants20$22.59$17.02$18.66$21.10$25.02$32.15
West41-2022Parts Salespersons120$13.55$10.06$11.36$13.34$15.13$18.22
West43-3051Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks40$14.69$11.73$13.06$14.68$16.86$18.41
West39-9021Personal and Home Care Aides230$10.39$8.07$8.99$10.24$11.31$13.39
West39-0000Personal Care and Service Occupations1,680$11.46$8.15$9.11$10.78$13.50$16.51
West37-3012Pesticide Handlers Sprayers and Applicators Vegetation80$13.91$11.09$12.49$13.80$15.18$17.50
West29-1051Pharmacists50$54.13$43.08$47.23$53.62$62.28$70.15
West29-2052Pharmacy Technicians60$16.37$12.32$13.89$16.00$18.82$21.09
West27-4021Photographers20$12.92$10.50$11.72$13.01$14.21$14.95
West31-2021Physical Therapist Assistants10$15.49$11.21$12.95$15.09$17.96$20.89
West29-1123Physical Therapists30$35.75$27.02$31.52$36.69$40.26$44.90
West29-1071Physician Assistants60$44.64$39.21$41.52$44.22$46.68$53.25
West29-1069Physicians and Surgeons All Other40$91.64$72.09$82.03$92.53$98.36$108.75
West47-2151Pipelayers50$14.81$12.51$13.27$14.53$16.47$18.02
West47-2152Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters90$16.44$12.55$13.45$14.96$19.09$22.37
West33-3051Police and Sheriffs Patrol Officers330$16.86$12.95$14.79$16.83$18.71$21.44
West43-5031Police Fire and Ambulance Dispatchers70$14.32$11.64$12.80$14.11$15.89$18.03
West43-5051Postal Service Clerks30$24.40$13.86$24.49$26.20$27.25$27.26
West43-5052Postal Service Mail Carriers50$23.91$19.97$19.98$25.98$27.88$27.89
West43-5053Postal Service Mail Sorters Processors and Processing Machine Operators30$11.93$9.71$10.26$11.22$12.83$15.00
West11-9131Postmasters and Mail Superintendents60$24.60$14.24$18.67$25.56$28.05$31.13
West25-2011Preschool Teachers Except Special Education90$15.74$11.34$13.07$15.19$18.41$21.51
West51-5112Printing Press Operators30$11.72$8.55$10.00$12.25$13.69$14.56
West21-1092Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists120$17.02$13.74$14.92$16.29$18.39$21.53
West43-3061Procurement Clerks20$17.53$11.38$15.43$17.81$20.10$22.98
West51-0000Production Occupations840$14.80$9.73$11.56$14.00$17.26$21.21
West11-9141Property Real Estate and Community Association Managers80$16.86$12.82$13.78$15.41$18.87$23.59
West33-0000Protective Service Occupations990$15.57$9.99$12.29$14.86$18.06$21.71
West25-1066Psychology Teachers Postsecondary*note1*****
West27-3031Public Relations Specialists130$21.70$15.92$17.38$20.09$24.09$29.19
West13-1023Purchasing Agents Except Wholesale Retail and Farm Products50$25.15$17.08$20.13$22.98$28.50$36.64
West27-3011Radio and Television Announcers40$13.01$10.26$10.94$12.09$14.30$17.83
West29-2034Radiologic Technologists and Technicians70$23.90$18.51$20.85$23.56$26.58$30.48
West41-9022Real Estate Sales Agents60$23.33$13.32$15.17$23.46$28.29$35.01
West43-4171Receptionists and Information Clerks290$10.89$8.45$9.70$10.92$12.09$13.84
West39-9032Recreation Workers70$12.64$9.00$10.21$11.66$14.22$17.48
West53-7081Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors40$10.37$8.07$8.75$10.05$12.17$13.96
West29-1141Registered Nurses640$27.36$20.57$22.85$27.39$31.60$35.44
West21-1015Rehabilitation Counselors30$15.82$10.67$12.25$16.13$18.96$21.22
West27-3022Reporters and Correspondents50$12.04$9.64$10.37$11.44$13.25$15.04
West39-9041Residential Advisors210$10.41$8.17$9.13$10.34$11.44$13.24
West41-2031Retail Salespersons720$13.62$8.26$9.12$10.91$14.47$24.53
West47-2181Roofers20$17.54$12.86$14.17$17.75$21.00$22.64
West41-0000Sales and Related Occupations3,350$13.18$8.18$8.90$10.45$14.79$22.04
West41-9099Sales and Related Workers All Other*$12.71$8.77$9.91$10.97$16.32$20.38
West41-3099Sales Representatives Services All Other10$22.73$13.64$15.56$23.44$27.58$30.84
West41-4012Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Except Technical and Scientific Produc210$20.43$13.16$14.48$16.78$24.63$34.84
West41-4011Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Technical and Scientific Products50note1*****
West25-2031Sec School Teachers Ex Spec and Career/Tech Ed510note1*****
West43-6014Secretaries Except Legal Medical and Executive580$12.76$9.97$10.88$12.08$14.18$16.95
West41-3031Securities Commodities and Financial Services Sales Agents10$50.94$34.40$38.66$50.94$57.24$79.65
West33-9032Security Guards190$11.51$8.63$9.96$11.23$13.12$14.87
West25-3021Self-Enrichment Education Teachers10$18.95$13.41$15.48$17.94$22.42$26.96
West53-6031Service Station Attendants20$10.70$8.44$9.53$10.61$11.72$13.61
West43-5071Shipping Receiving and Traffic Clerks20$12.86$10.25$11.01$12.35$14.52$16.77
West39-1012Slot Key Persons30$17.79$15.34$16.11$17.37$18.63$21.86
West11-9151Social and Community Service Managers30$29.64$23.91$25.41$27.73$30.52$43.18
West21-1093Social and Human Service Assistants200$13.86$9.51$10.69$12.28$15.45$20.13
West19-3099Social Scientists and Related Workers All Other20$29.70$23.45$25.80$29.90$33.10$36.89
West21-1029Social Workers All Other20$33.58$21.93$28.39$35.26$40.82$44.21
West15-1132Software Developers Applications20$33.19$20.89$23.33$29.36$43.11$51.23
West19-1013Soil and Plant Scientists30$31.01$23.47$25.80$31.20$35.93$40.57
West25-2052Special Education Teachers Kindergarten and Elementary School120note1*****
West25-2053Special Education Teachers Middle School40note1*****
West25-2054Special Education Teachers Secondary School60note1*****
West29-1127Speech-Language Pathologists30$24.78$19.32$21.24$24.45$28.05$30.48
West43-5081Stock Clerks and Order Fillers430$10.44$8.06$8.68$9.71$11.58$14.69
West21-1011Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors90$16.70$12.81$14.14$16.41$18.99$21.93
West25-3098Substitute Teachers140$15.24$12.48$13.39$14.89$17.11$18.54
West17-3031Surveying and Mapping Technicians20$18.88$15.48$16.47$18.11$20.50$23.20
West13-2081Tax Examiners Collectors and Revenue Agents*$19.93$16.10$17.09$18.75$21.67$23.91
West13-2082Tax Preparers50$13.29$10.39$11.72$13.25$14.61$16.78
West53-3041Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs110$11.25$9.06$10.21$11.19$12.31$14.21
West25-9041Teacher Assistants690note1*****
West25-3099Teachers and Instructors All Other80note1*****
West51-2092Team Assemblers30$12.78$10.09$11.14$12.77$14.08$14.87
West49-2022Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers Except Line Installers30$31.17$24.87$29.10$32.25$34.92$36.51
West49-9052Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers50$22.60$14.49$17.08$22.80$27.93$31.04
West43-3071Tellers190$11.54$9.97$10.42$11.17$11.92$14.28
West23-2093Title Examiners Abstractors and Searchers50$22.29$16.68$19.21$21.56$24.76$29.50
West00-0000Total all occupations34,590$16.28$8.62$10.22$13.72$18.99$27.04
West39-7011Tour Guides and Escorts90$11.72$8.09$9.05$13.74$13.75$13.75
West13-1151Training and Development Specialists20$20.28$13.51$15.33$17.62$22.27$33.12
West53-0000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations1,990$13.65$9.06$10.68$12.98$15.42$19.36
West41-3041Travel Agents10$14.66$10.73$11.70$15.69$17.60$18.74
West37-3013Tree Trimmers and Pruners30$14.06$10.24$11.16$12.94$16.47$20.72
West53-3032Truck Drivers Heavy and Tractor-Trailer590$16.77$12.77$13.82$15.69$18.77$22.66
West53-3033Truck Drivers Light or Delivery Services80$10.44$8.11$8.77$9.96$11.87$14.07
West19-3051Urban and Regional Planners40$20.64$16.39$17.75$20.14$22.92$25.47
West39-3031Ushers Lobby Attendants and Ticket Takers30$9.53$7.84$8.33$9.14$10.87$12.92
West29-1131Veterinarians20$39.28$26.70$31.32$37.49$44.22$62.56
West31-9096Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers20$9.19$7.86$8.38$9.25$10.46$11.32
West29-2056Veterinary Technologists and Technicians30$13.11$10.36$11.30$12.93$14.69$16.59
West35-3031Waiters and Waitresses810$9.09$7.79$8.22$8.96$10.08$11.52
West51-8031Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators130$16.37$12.85$14.16$16.24$18.30$20.50
West15-1134Web Developers10$19.83$13.65$15.43$18.92$24.43$27.98
West43-5111Weighers Measurers Checkers and Samplers Recordkeeping10$13.18$10.83$12.15$13.23$14.30$15.01
West51-4121Welders Cutters Solderers and Brazers80$16.04$11.62$13.54$16.07$18.47$21.34
West51-7042Woodworking Machine Setters Operators and Tenders Except Sawing40$13.30$8.32$9.29$13.47$15.94$19.69
West19-1023Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists30$25.90$17.19$21.55$25.58$29.67$35.00

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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