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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

OES data highlights ‐ Occupational employment patterns in areas with low unemployment rates, Table 1

Occupational groupU.S. employmentPercent of total U.S. employmentRapid City, SD, employmentPercent of total Rapid City, SD, employment
Business and financial operations6,135,5204.51,9803.3
Computer and mathematical science3,308,2602.46701.1
Architecture and engineering2,521,6301.97301.2
Life, physical, and social science1,296,8401.06501.1
Community and social services1,861,7501.49201.5
Education, training, and library8,451,2506.33,1405.2
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media1,804,9401.38101.3
Healthcare practitioner and technical7,076,8005.24,0906.8
Healthcare support3,779,2802.81,4002.3
Food preparation and serving related11,438,5508.56,29010.5
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance4,429,8703.32,8104.7
Personal care and service3,437,5202.51,8703.1
Sales and related14,336,43010.67,38012.3
Office and administrative support23,231,75017.210,25017.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry438,4900.31700.3
Construction and extraction6,548,7604.84,5207.5
Installation, maintenance, and repair5,374,8504.02,7604.6
Transportation and material moving9,508,7507.04,0606.8
Total, all occupations135,185,230100.060,110100.0


Last Modified Date: October 22, 2009