Amazon announces holiday hiring plans in South Dakota

September 20, 2023

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–Amazon announced that it will need more than 650 employees in South Dakota, including seasonal, full-time and part-time roles.

The hiring push comes just before the holiday season, and Amazon said seasonal employees will have an opportunity to transition to full-time roles as well.

Recently, Amazon was able to bring their average pay to over $20.50 per hour in roles across customer fulfillment and transportation.

This week, Amazon also shared its latest investment and economic impact data for South Dakota from its 2023 Economic Impact Report provided by Keystone Strategy, a third-party consultancy.

Since 2010, Amazon has invested more than $400 million in South Dakota, including infrastructure and compensation to employees, and has created more than 800 direct jobs.