Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 80,600 jobs in St George, Utah in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,778 employed persons for the month. St George added 500 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 456 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 80,600 +500 +3,200
CPS 83,778 +456 +1,913

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

St George, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St George as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for St George, Utah

CES employment for St George in September 2022 is at a new high of 80,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,942 for St George in April 2022. 164 jobs have been lost in St George since then according to the household survey. From a July 2022 low of 83,147, St George has added 631 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 80,600 500 83,778 456
August 2022 80,100 600 83,322 175
July 2022 79,500 1,100 83,147 -356
June 2022 78,400 -400 83,503 -429
May 2022 78,800 -100 83,932 -10
April 2022 78,900 -200 83,942 218
March 2022 79,100 100 83,724 551
February 2022 79,000 300 83,173 416
January 2022 78,700 300 82,757 223
December 2021 78,400 300 82,534 17
November 2021 78,100 400 82,517 152
October 2021 77,700 300 82,365 500