Services are the most important for South Dakota economy. They include finance, retail and health care.
Citibank, with the largest bank holding company in the U.S at one time, was established in South Dakota.
Government is another important segment for the South Dakota economy. It provide more than 10% of the gross
state product. Second largest employer in South Dakota is Ellsworth Air Force Base, located near the Rapid City.
Agricultural production is another very important for the South Dakota economy, particularly for rural areas.
The most precious agricultural products are corn, cattle, soybeans, hogs and wheat.
Beside that tourism has an important role for the state economy.
Average salaries in South Dakota are lower than average U.S. salaries.
For example Financial Analyst earn around $65,000.
Certified Public Accountant Salary is around $46,000 in South Dakota.