South Dakota

International companies in South Dakota employ 14,300 U.S. workers. Approximately 9,000 of those jobs are in the manufacturing sector. With 248 international companies in the Mount Rushmore State, global investment grows South Dakota's economy. Discover how global investment is growing South Dakota's economy and providing high-quality jobs in local communities.

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Globally Connected

14,300 Workers

in South Dakota are employed as a result of global investment - an increase of 7.5 percent since 2014.

9,000 Mfg Workers

in South Dakota - 62.9 percent of all FDI jobs in the state - are in the manufacturing sector.

Canada, United Kingdom, and France

support the largest number of jobs in South Dakota among all international employers.

248 Global Employers

have operations in South Dakota.

From 2014 to 2019, South Dakota's FDI employment
While the state's overall private-sector employment