Manufacturing Output and Firms
Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2021)
(Percent share of total gross state product)
Manufacturing Firms in South Dakota (2019)
Manufacturers in South Dakota account for 8.27% of the total output in the state, employing 10.18% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $4.96 billion in 2021. In addition, there were an average of 44,000 manufacturing employees in South Dakota in December 2021, with an average annual compensation of $66,842.06 in 2021.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau
Manufacturers help to drive the South Dakota economy, with $1.73 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2021.
Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau