Top 10 Employers

Top Employers

Top Employers

Home to Costa Farms, Sebring International Raceway, Lockwood Aivation, Advanced Drainage Systems, and other well-known companies, our economy is balanced by a combination of health care, manufacturing, agriculture, aviation, sports and tourism, education, and government as major employers in the region. Below you can find Highlands County's top private and public employers by employee count numbers as of December 2020.

Top 10 Private Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 AdventHealth   1,642  Health & Social Services
 Walmart  975  Retail
 Publix  496  Retail 
 The Results Company  465  Other Services, Call Center
 Highlands Regional Medical Center (HCA)
 400  Health & Social Services
 Alan Jay Automotive Network  360  Retail Trade
 Costa Farms  256  Agriculture
 Lake Placid Health & Rehabilitation Center  235  Health & Social Services
 The Palms of Sebring  208  Health & Social Services
 Royal Care of Avon Park  130  Health & Social Services


Top Public Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 School Board  1,577  Education
 South Florida State College  422  Education
 Board of County Commissioners  383  Government
 Highlands County Sheriff's Office  359  Law Enforcement
 Avon Park Correctional Institute  296  Law Enforcement  



Enhance the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a diversity of new businesses; increasing industrial investment while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing business and industry.

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Economic Development
Highlands County Board of County Commissioners
(P) 863.402.6906
(F) 863.402.6651