South Dakota

International companies in South Dakota employ 14,600 U.S. workers. Approximately 8,400 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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14,600 WORKERS

14,600 WORKERS

in South Dakota are employed as a result of global investment - an increase of 22.7 percent since 2015.

8,400 MFG WORKERS

8,400 MFG WORKERS

in South Dakota - 57.5 percent of all FDI jobs in the state - are in the manufacturing sector.

CANADA, FRANCE, AND UNITED KINGDOM

CANADA, FRANCE, AND UNITED KINGDOM

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

248 GLOBAL EMPLOYERS

248 GLOBAL EMPLOYERS

have operations in South Dakota.

FROM 2015 TO 2020, SOUTH DAKOTA’S FDI EMPLOYMENT INCREASED
1 %
WHILE THE STATE’S OVERALL PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYMENT DECREASED
1 %

FDI Employment Gains Over the Past Five Years in Neighboring States