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   1,639  Health & Social Services
 Walmart  935  Retail
 Publix  522  Retail 
 The Results Company  351  Other Services, Call Center
Highlands Regional Medical Center (HCA)
 339  Health & Social Services
 Alan Jay Automotive Network  400  Retail Trade
 Costa Farms  388  Agriculture
Orchid Cove at Lake Placid 164  Health & Social Services
 The Palms of Sebring  188  Health & Social Services
 Royal Care of Avon Park  125  Health & Social Services


Top Public Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 School Board  1,599  Education
 South Florida State College  421  Education
 Board of County Commissioners  381  Government
 Highlands County Sheriff's Office  371  Law Enforcement
 Avon Park Correctional Institute  391  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) 863.402.6924
(F) 863.402.6651