Wages in the Sioux Empire are extremely competitive. A young, well-educated, well-trained workforce provides a valuable resource for businesses, giving them a better bang for their buck in Sioux Falls.

Sioux Falls South Dakota Iowa Minnesota Nebraska North Dakota Wyoming United States
Median Household Income $64,882 $56,521 $58,570 $68,388 $59,970 $61,843 $60,434 $60,336
(Source:, American Community Survey 2017)

Education: The Sioux Falls Advantage

Education is better in Sioux Falls. There are a variety of public and private educational opportunities available in the region, from pre-K through medical and doctoral degrees. Our residents know that educational attainment is important to a bright and productive future, and the number of high school and college graduates in the region reflects that priority.

  Read More
South Dakota minimum wage is $8.55.
Sioux Falls Development Foundation reports the Sioux Falls median household income is $58,849.