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
- Home Depot USA, Inc
- Interstate Rock Products
- Western Rock Products
- Viracon Inc
- 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
- Educational services
- Professional, scientific and technical services
- Finance and insurance
Local companies have access to helpful associations such as:
- St. George Area Chamber of Commerce
- Utah Manufacturers Association
- Economic Development Corporation Utah
- Utah Small Business Development Center
Information about local business and the economy is provided by thespectrum.com.