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Alcester, SD

Labor & Employment

Alcester’s Leading Employers
Company Name

Product/Service

# of Employees

Alcester-Hudson School Dis.

School System

75

Alcester Steakhouse

Restaurant

12

Alkota Cleaning Systems

Manufacturing

100

City of Alcester

Government

9

Custom Coils Mfg.

Manufacturing

75

DJ’s Express

Convenience

9

Morningside Care Center

Nursing Home

60

Southeastern Electric

Rural Electric Supplier

30

State Bank of Alcester

Banking

30

Total Stop Food

Grocery Store

15

 

Alcester’s New and Expanded Companies

New in 2011: Mindie’s Salon & Spa, employs 5
New in 2011: Cindy’s Unique Gift & Floral, employs 2
Expansion in 2011: Hillybillys Bar, employs 6
New in 2011: Beaver’s Roadhouse Bar & Grill, employs 4

 

 

Alcester’s Unemployment Rate
(Seasonally adjusted annual average)
2011 5.8
2006 3.5
2000 2.7

 

 

Alcester’s Labor Participation Rate
Male 78%
Female 66%

 

Income Per Capita $21,460
Median Household Income $39,073

 

Alcester Workers
Industry

Total number employed

Civilian employed population 16 years and over

412

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining

16

Construction

20

Manufacturing

133

Wholesale trade

9

Retail trade

57

Transportation and warehousing, and utilities

25

Information

4

Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing

27

Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services

11

Educational services, and health care and social assistance

72

Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services

31

Other services, except public administration

5

Public administration

2

 

 

Union County Commute Times

Number

Percent

Less than 15 minutes

2,990

44.50%

15 to 29 minutes

1,966

29.30%

30 minutes or more

1,317

19.60%

Median Time

18 Minutes

 

Union County Percent of Workforce Organized
All Workers 5.00%
Manufacturing 5.90%

 

 

Union County Strikes and
Work Stoppages in the Last 5 Years
Number 0
Average Duration 0 Days

 

 

Union County Union Elections
(Companies with 50 or more employees, last 5 years)

Number

Manufacturing

0

Distribution  

0

All Sectors

0

South Dakota is a Right to Work state.

 

 Union County Occupation & Salary

Salary

Covered Employees

Average Hire Rate

Average Minimum

Weighted Average

Median

Average Maximum

CLERICAL
Accounting Clerk

3,010

$9.83

$10.91

$12.76

$12.41

$16.55

Customer Service

2,160

$8.58

$9.95

$12.71

$12.04

$18.37

Data Entry Clerk

470

$9.41

$10.46

$12.34

$11.69

$17.42

Executive Secretary

750

$12.25

$13.56

$15.32

$15.18

$18.88

Receptionist

1,450

$7.80

$8.84

$10.44

$10.37

$13.62

Telesales Rep

690

$8.01

$8.74

$10.47

$10.01

$14.12

PROFESSIONAL
Accountant

1,100

$18.01

$20.38

$25.02

$23.56

$34.50

Engineer

790

$22.23

$25.55

$32.38

$30.99

$46.11

Management Trainee

740

$14.17

$16.60

$20.25

$19.63

$27.22

Programmer/Analyst

110

$17.74

$20.08

$23.88

$23.19

$32.04

Website Designer

240

$18.30

$21.15

$25.73

$24.88

$35.67

RETAIL
Hospitality Clerk

580

$0.00

$7.79

$8.64

$8.60

$10.22

Retail Store Clerk

4,150

$0.00

$7.89

$10.76

$9.40

$16.46

Stock Room Clerk

1,900

$7.30

$7.97

$10.01

$9.33

$14.01

SEMI-SKILLED
Fork Lift Operator

470

$10.92

$12.16

$14.02

$13.93

$17.97

Machine Operator

320

$10.51

$11.48

$13.16

$13.07

$15.93

SKILLED
Machine Maintenance

410

$14.71

$16.52

$18.64

$18.47

$23.47

Machinist

450

$12.29

$13.79

$16.02

$15.99

$20.05

Tool and Die

130

$14.42

$16.78

$18.18

$18.29

$21.48

Welder

1,500

$11.11

$12.55

$14.80

$14.38

$19.33

TECHNICAL
Electronics Tech

70

$15.27

$17.52

$23.51

$22.41

$38.48

Medical/Lab Tech

90

$12.46

$14.01

$16.15

$15.88

$20.59

NC Machine Programmer

30

$13.53

$15.33

$18.39

$18.29

$23.96

Network Tech

380

$18.14

$20.65

$25.24

$24.30

$34.09

UNSKILLED
General Laborer

730

$8.88

$10.09

$11.38

$11.24

$14.54

Hand Packer

1,350

$0.00

$7.77

$9.88

$9.16

$14.33

Light Assembly

1,910

$8.36

$9.75

$11.58

$11.44

$15.35

Material Handler

2,790

$8.14

$8.99

$10.62

$10.31

$13.91

Warehouse Person

2,790

$8.14

$8.99

$10.62

$10.31

$13.91

 

For state-to-state comparisons and more information about doing business in South Dakota, please visit the South Dakota Office of Economic Development‘s website.

 

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