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South Dakota
is Hiring.
Here in South Dakota, our economy is growing so quickly that our workforce can’t fill all the amazing opportunities. With more than 20,000 job openings, high wages, and no personal income tax, South Dakota is the perfect place to get to work.
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Total workers who have received individual assistance:

2037

Why South Dakota?
What makes South Dakota such a great place to live and work?
#1
shortest commute times
#3
lowest housing costs in the nation
#3
least stressed state in the U.s.
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Businesses, Find Future Talent
If you are a South Dakota business looking for employees we can help connect you with interested applicants.
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Freedom To Do More With what You Earn
When you live in South Dakota, your earnings go even farther when you take into account our lack of income taxes and our lower cost of living. Here’s what $100,000 in gross wages gives to you to spend after taxes and adjusted for the cost of living.
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South Dakota
$100,000 / YR
$84,503
Sioux Falls, SD
$100,000 / YR
$82,191
Rapid City, SD
$100,000 / YR
$83, 403
San Francisco, CA
$100,000 / YR
$61,011
San Diego, CA
$100,000 / YR
$63,151
Chicago, IL
$100,000 / YR
$69,149
Minneapolis, MN
$100,000 / YR
$69,559
AGRICULTURE
Grow to Feed America
A healthy agricultural industry is vital to the strength of our nation. Using cutting-edge equipment and advanced digital tools, you can join South Dakota farmers and ranchers in keeping America strong.
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MANUFACTURING
Create to Make a Difference
Manufacturing jobs are the bedrock of America, providing strong wages and driving innovation and economic growth. Iconic brands and companies call South Dakota home for a reason. Read on to discover those reasons and how you can build your dream in South Dakota.
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Cybersecurity
World-Class Cyber Operations
In South Dakota, we’re training hundreds of cybersecurity professionals each year to meet the growing demand for highly skilled technologists in the workforce.
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Construction
Forge Your own path
South Dakota’s construction industry is growing much faster than the national average, contributing nearly $3B to the state economy.
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Healthcare
TAKE CARE OF YOUR FUTURE
Healthcare is South Dakota's fastest-growing industry, and provides high wages and great benefits.
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Freedom to Live Well
South Dakota isn’t just a great place to work. It’s a great place to live, play and build you and your family’s future.
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MANUFACTURING
Freedom to Build
Manufacturing jobs are the bedrock of America, providing strong wages and driving innovation and economic growth. Iconic brands and companies call South Dakota home for a reason. Read on to discover those reasons and how you can build your dream in South Dakota.
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Cybersecurity
World-Class Cyber Operations
In South Dakota, we’re training hundreds of cybersecurity professionals each year to meet the growing demand for highly skilled technologists in the workforce.
Learn More
Discover South Dakota
Freedom to Live Well
South Dakota isn’t just a great place to work. It’s a great place to live, play and build you and your family’s future.
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Freedom to Live Well
South Dakota isn’t just a great place to work. It’s a great place to live, play and build your family’s future.
Learn More