Table 1. Employment distribution in the United States and the Rapid City, SD, Metropolitan Area by Occupational Group, May 2008

Occupational group U.S. employment Percent of total U.S. employment Rapid City, SD, employment Percent of total Rapid City, SD, employment
Management 6,152,650 4.6 1,530 2.5
Business and financial operations 6,135,520 4.5 1,980 3.3
Computer and mathematical science 3,308,260 2.4 670 1.1
Architecture and engineering 2,521,630 1.9 730 1.2
Life, physical, and social science 1,296,840 1.0 650 1.1
Community and social services 1,861,750 1.4 920 1.5
Legal 1,003,270 0.7 250 0.4
Education, training, and library 8,451,250 6.3 3,140 5.2
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media 1,804,940 1.3 810 1.3
Healthcare practitioner and technical 7,076,800 5.2 4,090 6.8
Healthcare support 3,779,280 2.8 1,400 2.3
Food preparation and serving related 11,438,550 8.5 6,290 10.5
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance 4,429,870 3.3 2,810 4.7
Personal care and service 3,437,520 2.5 1,870 3.1
Sales and related 14,336,430 10.6 7,380 12.3
Office and administrative support 23,231,750 17.2 10,250 17.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry 438,490 0.3 170 0.3
Construction and extraction 6,548,760 4.8 4,520 7.5
Installation, maintenance, and repair 5,374,850 4.0 2,760 4.6
Production 9,919,120 7.3 2,750 4.6
Transportation and material moving 9,508,750 7.0 4,060 6.8
Total, all occupations 135,185,230 100.0 60,110 100.0

 

Last Modified Date: October 22, 2009