Jobs For Teens in South Dakota

While those that don’t live there may not know much about what is available to do in South Dakota, it turns out there are plenty of opportunities for teenagers to keep busy. The state offers a variety of things to do outdoors, like visiting Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake and Falls Park. Jewel Cave National Monument is another cool place to visit, as is the Black Hills Mustang Sanctuary. Teenagers in the state can explore downtown Rapid City, visit a variety of museums and dine at the Historical Ruby House Restaurant. The unemployment rate in South Dakota is a mere 2.5%, meaning that for teenagers that are looking for other ways to keep busy, paid employment is available.

If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in South Dakota that don't allow you to work for traditional employers.  Of course, if you're 14 or 15 years old you can get a work permit in South Dakota, but otherwise there isn't too much information on this page that will help you.  With that being said, if you're under 16 years of age and don't have a work permit, please select the appropriate age below to find jobs that suit your age group.

If you're under 16 years old, your job options are different. Please select your age below:
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Companies That Hire Teens in South Dakota

If you are 14 or 15 years old with a work permit, or 16 years of age and above, the rest of this page is for you.  Although it may not always seem like it, there are plenty companies in South Dakota that are willing to hire responsible and hard working teenagers.  For most of you, this will be your first job and it's important to make sure you download our teen job survival guide so that you know how to best write your resume, interviewing tips, and more.

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Vans

Minimum Age: 18

Vans is an American manufacturer of shoes, based in Cypress, California, The company also produces apparel and other products such as T-shirts, hoodies, socks, hats, and backpacks. As of August […]

Yankee Candle

Minimum Age: 16

The Yankee Candle Company is an American manufacturer and retailer of scented candles, candleholders, accessories, and dinnerware. Its products are sold by thousands of gift shops nationwide, through catalogs, and […]

Zumiez

Minimum Age: 16

Zumiez Inc. is an American specialty clothing store founded by Tom Campion and Gary Haakenson in 1978, and publicly traded since 2005. “Offering gear and clothing for the skater, snowboarder, […]

Timberland

Minimum Age: 16

Timberland LLC is an American manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear with a focus on footwear. It is owned by VF Corporation. Timberland footwear is marketed towards people intending outdoor […]

Victoria’s Secret PINK

Minimum Age: 15

Victoria’s Secret PINK rewrote the book on what it means to be aspirational. Our dominant, fully-articulated collegiate lifestyle brand has become the brand for college girls with high aspirations of […]

Victoria’s Secret

Minimum Age: 16

Victoria’s Secret is a world-class brand known around the globe for our amazing products and shopping experience. With more than 1,100 store locations world wide, we dominate the lingerie marketplace […]

Radioshack

Minimum Age: 16

RadioShack is an American chain of wireless and electronics stores owned by the Standard General affiliate General Wireless. It is partnered with Sprint cell phones, and most stores are branded […]

Einstein Bros. Bagels

Minimum Age: 16

Here at Einstein Bros.® Bagels, we believe in the bagel. We believe it has the power to do amazing things—giving you a reason to look forward to morning office meetings […]

Firehouse Subs

Minimum Age: 18

Firehouse Subs is a US-based, fast food restaurant chain that specializes in hot subs. Firehouse Subs serves sandwiches with meats and cheeses, “steamed” hot and placed on a toasted sub […]

The Limited

Minimum Age: 16

The Limited was founded in 1963 in Columbus, Ohio, and began mall-based specialty retailing as we know it. Today, the brand continues to be an iconic fashion retailer that offers […]

Cracker Barrel

Minimum Age: 16

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. is an American chain of combined restaurant and gift stores with a Southern country theme. Cracker Barrel’s menu is based on traditional Southern cuisine, […]

Walgreens

Minimum Age: 16

The Walgreen Company is an American pharmaceutical company which operates the largest drug retailing chain in the United States of America. Today, Walgreens is the neighborhood retailer that makes health […]

Best Buy

Minimum Age: 16

Best Buy is an American multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. It operates in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company was founded by […]

Kmart

Minimum Age: 16

Kmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), is a mass merchandising company and part of Shop Your Way®, a social shopping experience where members have the ability […]

Pilot Flying J

Minimum Age: 16

Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America. The company is owned by Pilot and FJ Management Inc.. The company operates truck stops […]

Target Portrait Studio

Minimum Age: 16

Target Portrait Studios is operated by Lifetouch Portrait Studios. Lifetouch Portrait Studios operates over 700 portrait studios, including locations in select Target stores. Our photographers are trained on unique posing, […]

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