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Media Technical: Career and Education Opportunities in South Dakota

Media Technical: Media Technicians work to help in the development of broadcast and other media production. Employing strong technical skills, they support the creation of the media experiences that enrich our lives.

South Dakota
South Dakota photo by Dean Franklin

South Dakota has a population of 812,383, which has grown by 7.62% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Mount Rushmore State," its capital is Pierre, though its most populous city is Sioux Falls. In 2008, there were a total of 566,490 jobs in South Dakota. The average annual income was $38,644 in 2008, up from $36,428 the previous year. The unemployment rate in South Dakota was 4.8% in 2009, which has grown by 1.7% since the previous year. Roughly 21.5% of South Dakota residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in South Dakota include nonstore retailers, gasoline stations with convenience stores, and sign manufacturing. Notable tourist attractions include the Pettigrew Home & Museum, the Sioux Falls City, and the Old Courthouse Museum.

CITIES WITH Media Technical OPPORTUNITIES IN South Dakota


Featured Online Colleges

Everest University
Liberty University
American InterContinental University Online

CAREERS WITHIN Media Technical

Photographer

Photographers photograph persons, subjects, or other commercial products. Photographers need to talk through and persuade others when needed. They also need to actively seek out need information and learn from it.