Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 78,800 jobs in St George, Utah in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,942 employed persons for the month. St George lost 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 218 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 78,800 -300 +2,400
CPS 83,942 +218 +3,255

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 peaked in March 2022 at 79,100. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in St George according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2022 for St George is at a new high of 83,942.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 78,800 -300 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
September 2021 77,400 400 81,865 657
August 2021 77,000 100 81,208 700
July 2021 76,900 300 80,508 699
June 2021 76,600 0 79,809 -982
May 2021 76,600 200 80,791 104