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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

Local companies have access to helpful associations such as:

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

Jobs in St George

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 60210 $37120 $17.85 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9380 $31000 $14.9 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 6620 $22180 $10.67 8.3
4 Sales and Related Occupations 6590 $30380 $14.61 10.15
5 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 4850 $35230 $16.94 6.15
6 Construction and Extraction Occupations 4260 $37180 $17.87 4.4
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3590 $65460 $31.47 5.75
8 Management Occupations 3210 $67390 $32.4 6.05
9 Retail Salespersons 2730 $25780 $12.4 3.1
10 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 2690 $25510 $12.26 3.7
11 Production Occupations 2580 $32210 $15.48 5.85
12 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2570 $42170 $20.27 3.8
13 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2240 $19110 $9.19 2.15
14 Personal Care and Service Occupations 2160 $26440 $12.71 4.1
15 Healthcare Support Occupations 2100 $28430 $13.67 3.05
16 General and Operations Managers 1910 $62260 $29.94 1.4
17 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1530 $29230 $14.05 1.6
18 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1500 $56400 $27.12 5.05
19 Cashiers 1470 $21700 $10.43 2.25
20 Registered Nurses 1380 $60110 $28.9 1.9
21 Office Clerks, General 1320 $27460 $13.2 2
22 Waiters and Waitresses 1210 $25690 $12.35 1.6
23 Community and Social Service Occupations 1060 $45090 $21.68 1.65
24 Construction Laborers 920 $29520 $14.19 0.8
25 Customer Service Representatives 880 $28260 $13.58 1.75
26 Nursing Assistants 870 $23760 $11.43 1.05
27 Protective Service Occupations 860 $42080 $20.23 2.25
28 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 840 $25160 $12.1 0.8
29 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 820 $21720 $10.44 1
30 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 800 $26080 $12.54 1.6
31 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 710 $39090 $18.79 1.7
32 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 680 $58160 $27.96 2.8
33 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 660 $26890 $12.93 1.2
34 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 630 $34630 $16.65 1
35 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 610 $53760 $25.85 1
36 Carpenters 550 $34920 $16.79 0.6
37 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 530 $23480 $11.29 1.6
38 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 500 $33690 $16.2 1.1
39 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 490 $29210 $14.05 0.6
40 Cooks, Restaurant 490 $24410 $11.73 0.75
41 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 480 $43660 $20.99 1
42 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 470 $62610 $30.1 1.65
43 Receptionists and Information Clerks 450 $25930 $12.47 0.7
44 Food Preparation Workers 430 $18880 $9.08 0.6
45 Medical Assistants 420 $32390 $15.57 0.45
46 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 400 $18850 $9.06 0.3
47 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 400 $37560 $18.06 0.5
48 Residential Advisors 390 $25330 $12.18 0.1
49 Personal Care Aides 370 $20820 $10.01 1.3
50 Legal Occupations 360 $61150 $29.4 0.8
51 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 360 $21410 $10.29 0.2
52 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 340 $34280 $16.48 0.9
53 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 340 $41830 $20.11 0.2
54 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 330 $28740 $13.82 0.6
55 Electricians 320 $52090 $25.04 0.4
56 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 300 $48770 $23.45 0.9
57 Accountants and Auditors 300 $56640 $27.23 0.9
58 Tellers 290 $27780 $13.36 0.3
59 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 280 $49370 $23.74 0.4
60 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 270 $18970 $9.12 0.25
61 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 270 $34610 $16.64 0.1
62 Driver/Sales Workers 260 $25430 $12.23 0.3
63 Dishwashers 250 $20180 $9.7 0.3
64 Childcare Workers 250 $20600 $9.9 0.8
65 Team Assemblers 250 $28750 $13.82 0.75
66 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 240 $47440 $22.81 0.3
67 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 240 $32990 $15.86 0.1
68 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 240 $50720 $24.39 0.45
69 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 240 $36760 $17.67 0.2
70 Recreation Workers 240 $28810 $13.85 0.3
71 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 220 $38550 $18.54 0.6
72 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 220 $47150 $22.67 0.5
73 Social and Human Service Assistants 220 $24630 $11.84 0.3
74 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 210 $51050 $24.54 0.35
75 Lawyers 210 $76130 $36.6 0.5
76 Pharmacy Technicians 210 $32990 $15.86 0.25
77 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 210 $23140 $11.13 0.2
78 Dental Assistants 200 $28370 $13.64 0.2
79 Counter and Rental Clerks 200 $23090 $11.1 0.3
80 Medical Secretaries 200 $30390 $14.61 0.4
81 Packers and Packagers, Hand 190 $23650 $11.37 0.45
82 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 190 $25800 $12.4 0.3
83 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 190 $42490 $20.43 0.2
84 Roofers 180 $30930 $14.87 0.1
85 Computer User Support Specialists 180 $30480 $14.65 0.4
86 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 180 $46710 $22.45 0.4
87 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 170 $49890 $23.99 0.3
88 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 170 $33440 $16.08 0.1
89 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 170 $22020 $10.59 0.3
90 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 170 $33620 $16.16 0.2
91 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 170 $44060 $21.18 0.2
92 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 160 $40410 $19.43 0.1
93 Helpers--Production Workers 160 $22830 $10.98 0.3
94 Dental Hygienists 160 $62130 $29.87 0.1
95 Home Health Aides 150 $23630 $11.36 0.7
96 Bartenders 150 $30990 $14.9 0.4
97 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 140 $20380 $9.8 0.2
98 Loan Officers 140 $67050 $32.24 0.2
99 Billing and Posting Clerks 140 $36470 $17.54 0.35
100 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 140 $35960 $17.29 0.3
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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
All Occupations 37,120 60,210
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 31,000 9,380
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,180 6,620
Sales and Related Occupations 30,380 6,590
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 35,230 4,850
Construction and Extraction Occupations 37,180 4,260
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 65,460 3,590
Management Occupations 67,390 3,210
Retail Salespersons 25,780 2,730
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,510 2,690
Production Occupations 32,210 2,580
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,170 2,570
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 19,110 2,240
Personal Care and Service Occupations 26,440 2,160
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,430 2,100
General and Operations Managers 62,260 1,910
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 29,230 1,530
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,400 1,500
Cashiers 21,700 1,470
Registered Nurses 60,110 1,380
Office Clerks, General 27,460 1,320
Waiters and Waitresses 25,690 1,210
Community and Social Service Occupations 45,090 1,060
Construction Laborers 29,520 920
Customer Service Representatives 28,260 880
Nursing Assistants 23,760 870
Protective Service Occupations 42,080 860
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25,160 840
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 21,720 820
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,080 800
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 39,090 710
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 58,160 680
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,890 660
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 34,630 630
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 53,760 610
Carpenters 34,920 550
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 23,480 530
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 33,690 500
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 29,210 490
Cooks, Restaurant 24,410 490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43,660 480
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 62,610 470
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,930 450
Food Preparation Workers 18,880 430
Medical Assistants 32,390 420
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 18,850 400
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 37,560 400
Residential Advisors 25,330 390
Personal Care Aides 20,820 370
Legal Occupations 61,150 360

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 Local Jobs
All Occupations 37,120 60,210
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 31,000 9,380
Sales and Related Occupations 30,380 6,590
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 35,230 4,850
Construction and Extraction Occupations 37,180 4,260
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 65,460 3,590
Management Occupations 67,390 3,210
Retail Salespersons 25,780 2,730
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,510 2,690
Production Occupations 32,210 2,580
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,170 2,570
Personal Care and Service Occupations 26,440 2,160
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,430 2,100
General and Operations Managers 62,260 1,910
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 29,230 1,530
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,400 1,500
Registered Nurses 60,110 1,380
Office Clerks, General 27,460 1,320
Waiters and Waitresses 25,690 1,210
Community and Social Service Occupations 45,090 1,060
Construction Laborers 29,520 920
Customer Service Representatives 28,260 880
Protective Service Occupations 42,080 860
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25,160 840
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,080 800
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 39,090 710
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 58,160 680
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,890 660
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 34,630 630
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 53,760 610
Carpenters 34,920 550
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 33,690 500
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 29,210 490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43,660 480
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 62,610 470
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,930 450
Medical Assistants 32,390 420
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 37,560 400
Residential Advisors 25,330 390
Legal Occupations 61,150 360
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 34,280 340
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 41,830 340
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 28,740 330
Electricians 52,090 320
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 48,770 300
Accountants and Auditors 56,640 300
Tellers 27,780 290
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 49,370 280
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 34,610 270
Driver/Sales Workers 25,430 260

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