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 2019.

Top 10 Private Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 AdventHealth   1,645  Health & Social Services
 Walmart  702  Retail
 Publix  451  Retail 
 Alan Jay Autmotive Network  400  Retail Trade
 Highlands Regional Medical Center (HCA)
 400  Health & Social Services
 The Results Company (formerly Agero)  383  Other Services, Call Center 
 Costa Farms  316  Agriculture
 Lake Placid Health & Rehabilitation Center  243  Health & Social Services
 The Palms of Sebring  216  Health & Social Services
 Royal Care of Avon Park  146  Health & Social Services


Top Public Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 School Board  1,558  Education
 South Florida State College  466  Education
 Highlands County Sheriff's Office    383  Law Enforcement 
 Board of County Commissioners  378  Government
 Avon Park Correctional Institute  301  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