Custer Jobs

  • Carpentry and Masonry Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Rapid City, SD

    As a Carpentry and Masonry Specialist in the Army National Guard, you will develop the skills you need for a rewarding civilian career while building and maintaining physical...

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
  • Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers 1-866-538-3896

    CRST Malone - Custer, SD

    Flatbed Owner Operators... DON’T JUST DRIVE, BELONG! $248,446Top Income Call a recruiter today and learn more about how we take care of our people. $2000 Sign-On...

    from CRST Malone - 11 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Rapid City, SD

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 7 days ago
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Custer, South Dakota

Custer is a city in Custer County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,860 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Custer County .

Custer Economy

In addition to continued mining of precious metals, other industrial minerals today form the mainstay of the local mining industry, while timber production, tourism, and government services form the basis for the economy. Custer is the headquarters for the Supervisor of the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota and Wyoming, is convenient to major tourist attractions like Jewel Cave National Monument, Wind Cave National Park, Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and its own Crazy Horse Memorial. The South Dakota State Treatment and Rehabilitation Acadamy is also located south of town and also in Custer State Park. This is a facility run by the DOC for juvinile offenders. Custer claims to have the widest Main Street in the United States. It is verified that the street was made wide enough for a team of oxen pulling a wagon to turn completely around. Custer is also home to the Bedrock City campground which draws visitors to the Black Hills to its recreations of...more

Custer Careers

Among the most common occupations in Custer are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Service occupations, 22%; and Sales and office occupations, 21%. Approximately 57 percent of workers in Custer, South Dakota work for companies, 25 percent work for the government and 12 percent are self-employed.

Custer Industries

The leading industries in Custer, South Dakota are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 16%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Custer job listings indicate that the following industries in Custer are hiring the most workers:

Custer Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Custer, South Dakota is $24,315, and the median income of households in Custer was $31,739.

Average Salaries in Custer, SD

Custer, SD


According to our Custer Trends data, the number of Custer, South Dakota jobs has increased by 33% since September 2013.
Custer job trends

Custer Employment Statistics

Population of Custer
Total population 1,860
Male 48.06%
Female 51.94%
Median age 41.7
Custer Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.8%
Median cost of a home $72,600
Median mortgage payment $461
Renter-occupied homes 39.2%
Vacant housing 11.7%
Median monthly rent $281
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,942
Median for all female full-time $19,688
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 23%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 19%
Currently married 56%
Separated 3%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 11%
White 97%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 2%
Custer Commute
Carpool 7.7%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 13 minutes