South Dakota

  • Project Labor Agreements

    Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.

  • Prevailing Wage

    No.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    No statute authorizes or prohibits P3s on public construction projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 31% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $31,519,632 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2020.

  • Career and Technical Education

    98% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    South Dakota does not recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • Job Growth Rate

    1.9%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in South Dakota

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: No law in place.
Public: Payment must be made within 45 days after receipt and written acceptance of property or services and receipt of the invoice, unless otherwise agreed.
Subs:
– Private: No law in place.
– Public: The prime must pay sub 30 days after receiving payment from owner. No law in place for subs to lower tiers.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

3.9%.

Incidence Rate

No data available.

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

3.9%

Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully legal for medicinal and personal use.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage

9.45

Percentage of Pensions Funded

100%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

1.22%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

0.00%

State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)

$1,496