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St. George Employment

Employment and Industries in the St. George, Utah Area

SkyWest Airlines has its corporate headquarters in St. George and is one of the city's most significant companies. Important economic elements in St. George include customer service centers, manufacturers, high-tech companies, distribution facilities and back office operations. Tourism is an integral part of the local economy due to being close to a couple of popular national parks. Golf has a major role in St. George's tourism sector.

Notable details regarding St. George, Utah: Estimated median household income in 2007: $44,000. Adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or better: 22%.

The largest employers in the St. George region:

  • LHC Health Services Inc
  • SkyWest Airlines, Inc
  • Sunroc Corporation
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • Boulevard Distribution Center
  • Cinnamon Hills, Inc
  • Harmons At St. George Inc
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation
  • Home Health Services Inc
  • Restaurant Concepts Inc
  • Lowe's Home Depot Centers, Inc
  • Albertsons
  • Home Depot USA, Inc
  • Cabinetec
  • Interstate Rock Products
  • Western Rock Products
  • Viracon Inc
  • Allconnect
  • Steton Technology

Some of the occupations more common in St. George when compared to most other cities are stonemasons, plasterers and stucco masons, drywall and ceiling tile installers, cement masons and concrete finishers, social and human service assistants, cabinet makers and bench carpenters, protective service workers, and hotel, motel and resort desk clerks.

St. George's primary fields of employment:

  • Accommodation and food services
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Educational services
  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Finance and insurance

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Information about local business and the economy is provided by thespectrum.com.

Most Popular Jobs in St George, Utah Metro Area (2008 data)

Where the Majority of Workers Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Social and human service assistants 640 $21,030 $14,490 - 29,580 34% 58%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 380 $47,660 $24,660 - 80,350 8% 51%
3 Accountants and auditors 270 $56,770 $34,930 - 90,950 18% 79%
4 Computer programmers 150 $54,900 $30,710 - 80,930 -4% 73%
5 Pharmacists 120 $101,370 $75,350 - 128,000 22% 97%
6 Civil engineers 120 $66,970 $45,730 - 93,500 18% 87%
7 Financial managers 110 $78,930 $40,320 - 108,380 13% 60%
8 Child, family, and school social workers 110 $35,460 $22,800 - 49,150 19% 77%
9 Training and development specialists 100 $44,110 $30,240 - 53,580 18% 56%
10 Graphic designers 100 $39,700 $23,930 - 63,250 10% 55%
11 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 90 $45,190 $20,410 - 69,230 13% 73%
12 Chief executives 70 $116,920 $48,580 - 2% 65%
13 Sales managers 70 $111,130 $41,310 - 10% 69%
14 Lawyers 70 $85,270 $52,800 - 118,330 11% 99%
15 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 70 $70,790 $33,880 - 114,510 12% 51%
16 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 60 $71,970 $56,310 - 87,300 8% 78%
17 Managers, all other 60 $61,490 $36,660 - 94,000 7% 55%
18 Network systems and data communications analysts 60 $58,020 $32,790 - 108,810 53% 57%
19 Public relations specialists 60 $51,450 $30,250 - 88,550 18% 81%
20 Physical therapists 50 $67,990 $48,750 - 95,130 27% 89%
21 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 50 $50,790 $42,430 - 64,400 16% 99%
22 Medical and public health social workers 50 $50,750 $34,250 - 65,360 24% 77%
23 Market research analysts 50 $50,030 $27,090 - 86,970 20% 82%
24 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 50 $45,250 $24,380 - 64,600 17% 56%
25 Physician assistants 50 $43,860 $26,850 - 88,680 27% 67%
26 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 50 $41,300 $30,330 - 58,980 5% 58%
27 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 50 $39,800 $27,240 - 58,900 14% 54%
28 Instructional coordinators 40 $56,860 $39,120 - 68,570 23% 79%
29 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 40 $48,520 $35,480 - 66,540 34% 73%
30 Biological technicians 40 $31,230 $24,990 - 39,300 16% 60%
31 Dentists, general 30 $88,530 $57,310 - 122,720 9% 100%
32 Computer and information systems managers 30 $77,810 $56,930 - 104,080 16% 73%

Where the Majority of Workers Do Not Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Retail salespersons 2,430 $25,880 $15,600 - 41,260 12% 25%
2 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 1,820 $16,190 $13,030 - 19,990 18% 5%
3 Cashiers 1,600 $18,910 $13,840 - 25,290 -3% 10%
4 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 1,260 $24,610 $16,520 - 32,470 1% 18%
5 Waiters and waitresses 1,150 $18,220 $13,000 - 25,390 11% 14%
6 Office clerks, general 1,120 $22,460 $14,000 - 32,160 13% 19%
7 Construction laborers 900 $26,570 $20,190 - 33,760 11% 5%
8 General and operations managers 800 $71,700 $31,700 - 122,240 2% 48%
9 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 790 $41,030 $30,180 - 52,790 10% 4%
10 Carpenters 780 $32,300 $21,680 - 44,850 10% 6%
11 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 750 $24,030 $17,280 - 31,820 18% 6%
12 Stock clerks and order fillers 640 $24,330 $16,010 - 35,040 -8% 8%
13 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 630 $29,260 $20,530 - 40,660 13% 16%
14 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 590 $36,850 $23,140 - 56,370 4% 25%
15 Customer service representatives 590 $25,840 $18,560 - 34,480 25% 22%
16 Receptionists and information clerks 580 $22,640 $15,670 - 31,180 17% 13%
17 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 570 $18,720 $14,300 - 23,480 13% 5%
18 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 560 $23,790 $17,250 - 33,130 15% 4%
19 Electricians 550 $38,230 $25,100 - 51,960 7% 7%
20 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 550 $24,450 $16,980 - 33,300 2% 5%
21 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 520 $23,500 $13,840 - 38,040 8% 4%
22 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 480 $47,770 $34,080 - 70,060 9% 10%
23 Maintenance and repair workers, general 480 $29,960 $22,090 - 39,810 10% 6%
24 Medical assistants 480 $27,620 $21,310 - 37,160 35% 10%
25 Home health aides 480 $21,660 $16,770 - 33,370 49% 7%
26 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 470 $39,820 $26,470 - 57,110 6% 29%
27 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 470 $21,740 $17,400 - 27,110 18% 7%
28 Cement masons and concrete finishers 430 $32,460 $22,780 - 43,040 11% 2%
29 Cooks, restaurant 420 $23,430 $17,790 - 30,490 12% 5%
30 Teacher assistants 410 $20,740 $17,370 - 24,630 10% 18%
31 Medical secretaries 400 $27,270 $20,400 - 36,830 17% 18%
32 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 360 $41,450 $29,680 - 73,460 8% 3%
33 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 360 $30,890 $20,410 - 41,000 7% 2%
34 Food preparation workers 320 $18,260 $13,480 - 24,880 15% 7%
35 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 320 $17,240 $13,110 - 23,510 12% 6%
36 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 310 $32,670 $21,780 - 42,320 11% 14%
37 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 290 $37,540 $23,340 - 52,810 14% 4%
38 Tellers 290 $25,890 $20,930 - 31,630 14% 16%
39 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 290 $18,660 $13,190 - 25,760 14% 3%
40 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 280 $32,620 $22,880 - 45,160 2% 11%
41 Plasterers and stucco masons 280 $28,920 $17,720 - 40,780 8% 0%
42 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 260 $34,450 $25,410 - 46,380 15% 18%
43 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 250 $41,920 $30,580 - 52,460 11% 4%
44 Industrial truck and tractor operators 240 $31,750 $24,280 - 40,530 -2% 2%
45 Dishwashers 240 $16,390 $13,100 - 20,390 10% 3%
46 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 230 $41,280 $30,640 - 53,320 11% 33%
47 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 230 $25,510 $18,460 - 33,720 4% 6%
48 Counter and rental clerks 220 $27,350 $13,950 - 49,620 23% 16%
49 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 220 $17,790 $13,570 - 22,890 10% 17%
50 Loan officers 210 $62,670 $31,090 - 114,830 12% 49%
51 Dental assistants 210 $29,310 $24,010 - 35,980 29% 9%
52 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 210 $20,980 $16,090 - 26,540 17% 14%
53 Real estate sales agents 190 $49,840 $24,140 - 82,890 11% 45%
54 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 180 $38,820 $22,930 - 51,560 -7% 14%
55 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 180 $33,330 $16,370 - 62,920 27% 47%
56 Pharmacy technicians 180 $30,100 $22,400 - 38,700 32% 16%
57 Security guards 180 $23,590 $18,600 - 30,760 17% 13%
58 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 170 $50,120 $28,430 - 75,230 -5% 15%
59 Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 170 $29,650 $20,620 - 44,590 3% 4%
60 Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 170 $29,120 $17,070 - 58,380 13% 15%
61 Painters, construction and maintenance 170 $28,070 $17,710 - 39,650 12% 6%
62 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 170 $18,600 $15,730 - 22,650 10% 5%
63 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 160 $26,130 $17,170 - 44,750 4% 15%
64 Team assemblers 160 $23,450 $17,660 - 31,130 0% 5%
65 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 150 $22,860 $17,350 - 30,390 11% 5%
66 Computer support specialists 140 $35,920 $25,770 - 53,530 13% 43%
67 First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 140 $35,880 $27,900 - 44,600 18% 15%
68 Cost estimators 130 $44,000 $29,460 - 63,360 19% 32%
69 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 130 $37,390 $27,910 - 49,100 12% 3%
70 Child care workers 130 $18,970 $13,870 - 26,660 18% 15%
71 Sales representatives, services, all other 120 $47,680 $19,670 - 86,890 28% 48%
72 Stonemasons 120 $35,250 $21,930 - 50,650 10% 3%
73 Kindergarten teachers, except special education 120 $35,050 $22,460 - 48,410 16% 43%
74 Order clerks 120 $25,190 $14,300 - 37,460 -24% 16%
75 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 120 $25,180 $20,980 - 31,350 -9% 5%
76 Telemarketers 120 $23,760 $16,690 - 31,920 -10% 14%
77 Amusement and recreation attendants 120 $17,100 $13,030 - 23,990 24% 22%
78 Cooks, fast food 120 $16,160 $13,090 - 19,640 8% 5%
79 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 110 $56,510 $35,670 - 81,970 7% 13%
80 Insurance sales agents 110 $51,560 $32,550 - 80,800 13% 45%
81 Radiologic technologists and technicians 110 $46,650 $28,400 - 64,780 15% 25%
82 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 110 $39,100 $27,890 - 50,020 13% 17%
83 Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 110 $19,180 $13,330 - 25,250 12% 3%
84 Business operations specialists, all other 100 $56,950 $25,960 - 98,150 21% 49%
85 Automotive body and related repairers 100 $33,180 $17,650 - 56,820 12% 3%
86 Protective service workers, all other 100 $32,360 $20,550 - 49,770 13% 31%
87 Roofers 100 $30,680 $18,190 - 41,630 14% 3%
88 Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 100 $23,500 $18,680 - 29,960 -13% 4%
89 Postal service mail carriers 100 $0 $ - 1% 11%
90 Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 90 $35,540 $25,420 - 49,910 9% 0%
91 Butchers and meat cutters 90 $26,700 $14,720 - 38,400 2% 2%
92 File clerks 90 $26,080 $21,020 - 32,320 -41% 20%
93 Bartenders 90 $20,950 $15,420 - 30,060 11% 17%
94 Service station attendants 90 $18,350 $13,980 - 23,190 13% 6%
95 Electrical power-line installers and repairers 80 $54,440 $40,170 - 68,720 7% 6%
96 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 80 $39,230 $25,930 - 49,460 14% 7%
97 Architectural and civil drafters 80 $36,800 $25,820 - 51,040 6% 25%
98 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 80 $35,660 $22,550 - 50,400 4% 30%
99 Parts salespersons 80 $31,880 $20,630 - 48,010 -2% 6%
100 Court, municipal, and license clerks 80 $30,600 $21,970 - 42,460 9% 24%
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Jobs More Common Near St George Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Stonemasons 35,250 120 41.3
Plasterers and stucco masons 28,920 280 26.7
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 30,890 360 9.4
Cement masons and concrete finishers 32,460 430 6.8
Social and human service assistants 21,030 640 6.5
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 29,650 170 5.1
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 19,180 110 5
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 32,620 280 4.6
Protective service workers, all other 32,360 100 4.3
First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 35,880 140 4.1
Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 23,500 100 3.8
Real estate sales agents 49,840 190 3.6
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 41,450 360 3.2
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 29,120 170 3.2
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 20,980 210 3.2
Medical assistants 27,620 480 3.1
Construction laborers 26,570 900 2.8
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 18,660 290 2.8
Carpenters 32,300 780 2.8
Medical secretaries 27,270 400 2.7
Electricians 38,230 550 2.7
Roofers 30,680 100 2.7
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 47,770 480 2.6
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 24,030 750 2.6
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 18,600 170 2.5
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 33,330 180 2.4
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 35,050 120 2.4
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 17,240 320 2.4
Dental assistants 29,310 210 2.2
Automotive body and related repairers 33,180 100 2.2
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 24,610 1,260 2.1
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 16,190 1,820 2.1
Painters, construction and maintenance 28,070 170 2.1
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 18,720 570 2.1
Loan officers 62,670 210 2
Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 17,790 220 1.9
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 39,100 110 1.9
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 23,500 520 1.8
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 41,920 250 1.8
Cost estimators 44,000 130 1.8
Home health aides 21,660 480 1.8
Pharmacy technicians 30,100 180 1.8
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 37,390 130 1.7
Retail salespersons 25,880 2,430 1.7
Radiologic technologists and technicians 46,650 110 1.7
Receptionists and information clerks 22,640 580 1.6
Amusement and recreation attendants 17,100 120 1.6
Tellers 25,890 290 1.6
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 41,030 790 1.6
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 36,850 590 1.6

Work Paying Relatively Well in the St George, Utah Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 29,120 1.35 170
Counter and rental clerks 27,350 1.17 220
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 38,820 1.16 180
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 33,330 1.1 180
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 41,030 1.09 790
Tellers 25,890 1.09 290
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 32,670 1.08 310
Cooks, restaurant 23,430 1.08 420
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 20,980 1.08 210
Pharmacy technicians 30,100 1.07 180
Stock clerks and order fillers 24,330 1.07 640
Retail salespersons 25,880 1.06 2,430
Loan officers 62,670 1.06 210
Real estate sales agents 49,840 1.06 190
Industrial truck and tractor operators 31,750 1.06 240
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 23,790 1.04 560
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 37,540 1.03 290
Cashiers 18,910 1.02 1,600
Home health aides 21,660 1.02 480
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 24,450 1.01 550
Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 17,790 1 220
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 56,510 0.99 110
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 24,030 0.99 750
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 17,240 0.99 320
Child care workers 18,970 0.98 130
Medical assistants 27,620 0.98 480
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 18,720 0.98 570
Waiters and waitresses 18,220 0.97 1,150
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 41,450 0.97 360
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 22,860 0.97 150
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 29,650 0.97 170
Pharmacists 101,370 0.97 120
Telemarketers 23,760 0.96 120
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 36,850 0.95 590
Dishwashers 16,390 0.95 240
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 25,180 0.95 120
Food preparation workers 18,260 0.95 320
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 37,390 0.95 130
Accountants and auditors 56,770 0.95 270
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 50,120 0.95 170
Receptionists and information clerks 22,640 0.95 580
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 16,190 0.94 1,820
Medical secretaries 27,270 0.94 400
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 32,620 0.94 280
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 18,600 0.94 170
Security guards 23,590 0.93 180
Teacher assistants 20,740 0.93 410
Cooks, fast food 16,160 0.93 120
Amusement and recreation attendants 17,100 0.92 120
Sales representatives, services, all other 47,680 0.92 120

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