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Finance Schools In South Dakota

Finance classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited finance schools in South Dakota. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of finance and finance training in South Dakota, which includes finance training at the following levels:


  1. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  2. Dakota State University

    820 N Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

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  3. Lake Area Technical Institute

    230 11th St NE, Watertown, South Dakota 57201-0730

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  4. National American University-Rapid City

    321 Kansas City Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3692

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  5. National American University-Sioux Falls

    5801 South Corporate Place, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-4293

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  6. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  7. Southeast Technical Institute

    2320 N Career Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57107-1301

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  8. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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  9. Colorado Technical University in Sioux Falls

    3901 W 59th St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-2272

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  10. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension

    1000 Ellsworth Street Suite 2400-B, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota 57706

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Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Finance Employment

South Dakota 7,430
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of South Dakota.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In South Dakota

6,720 6,830 7,430 7,500 7,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Finance is a growing field in South Dakota. In 2010 there were 710 more finance professionals working in South Dakota than there were in 2006. This represents a 11% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for finance professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$68,751 $69,674 $65,374 $65,345 $66,649
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Dakota, as the number of finance professionals is growing, the salaries earned by finance professionals are decreasing. The mean salary for finance professionals in 2006 was $68,751 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,649 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in South Dakota

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This represents a decline in salaries of 3%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 108% pay differential between the highest paid finance professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of finance in South Dakota.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Business Administration
Business Management
International Business
Risk Management
Small Business

In South Dakota, finance professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Finance programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited finance schools in South Dakota is increasing. In 2006 there were 41 finance graduates from finance courses in South Dakota and in 2010 there were 89 graduates.

This represents a 117% increase in the number of finance degree or certificate school graduates in South Dakota state. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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