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Human Resources Schools In South Dakota

South Dakota has 6 accredited human resources schools where human resources faculty who teach human resources classes can find employment. The trends in South Dakota's human resources academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in human resources includes human resources training at the human resources bachelors degree level.


  1. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. National American University-Rapid City

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

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  3. National American University-Sioux Falls

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

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  4. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  5. University of South Dakota

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

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Human Resources Employment

South Dakota 1,260
National 635,670

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

Employment Growth for Human resources professionals In South Dakota

1,170 1,100 1,030 1,020 500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Human Resources is a shrinking field in South Dakota. In South Dakota, 670 less human resources professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of human resources has shrunk by 57% in South Dakota. This decline is faster than the national trend for human resources professionals which shows a 37% decrease in the number of human resources professionals working around the nation.

Human Resources VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$33,215 $34,455 $35,170 $35,255 $55,315
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to human resources professionals are growing in South Dakota. In 2006 human resources professionals made a mean salary of $33,215 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,315 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in South Dakota

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Thus, human resources professionals' salaries grew by 40% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 92% pay differential between the highest paid human resources professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of human resources in South Dakota.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Business Administration
Business Management
Human Resources

Human resources professionals in South Dakota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Resources programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited human resources schools in South Dakota is increasing. In 2006, 48 students graduated from human resources courses in South Dakota. And in 2010, 58 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of human resources school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 21%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in human resources.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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