We have high approval ratings with millennials (#2 Best State), entrepreneurs (#6 Entrepreneurial Activity) and business owners (#3 Small Metro for Business & Careers). We also have affordable places to live, short commute times and real purchasing power.
South Dakota. You Can Live Here!
Find a fulfilling career and climb the ladder faster with more opportunities and fewer obstacles to overcome (we have the 4th best job market in the country). South Dakota is in the Midwest but our companies compete in the global marketplace, from making scoreboards and cheese to building robotic technology and conducting breakthrough medical and bioscience research. South Dakota has what you're looking for.See Statewide Job Openings
Enjoy big name concerts, festivals and semi-professional sports. Live it up with year-round outdoor adventures, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and so much more. South Dakota has symphonies, wineries and some of the region's best up and coming breweries. (Did we mention we have one of the fastest growing younger populations?) Come here and see your life differently.
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Top 100 Best Places to Live in the Country (Sioux Falls, Brookings, Aberdeen, Rapid City & Watertown), Livability 2016
Top 100 Best Small Towns (Spearfish & Yankton), Livability 2015
Right now in South Dakota there are openings in every industry including manufacturing, education, construction and highway construction, office administration, higher education, healthcare, IT, financial services, banking, engineering, value-added agriculture and more. Find positions with competitive wages and salaries, flexible hours and lots of room for advancement. Start searching and see how you can really live in South Dakota.