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   1,633  Health & Social Services
 Walmart  834  Retail
 Publix  509  Retail 
 The Results Company  400  Other Services, Call Center
Highlands Regional Medical Center (HCA)
 330  Health & Social Services
 Alan Jay Automotive Network  320  Retail Trade
 Costa Farms  467  Agriculture
Bowman Steel 228  Structual Steel Contractor
The Palms of Sebring  176  Health & Social Services
Central Florida Healthcare  219  Health & Social Services


Top Public Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 School Board  1,782  Education
 South Florida State College  445  Education
 Board of County Commissioners  388  Government
 Highlands County Sheriff's Office  356  Law Enforcement
 Avon Park Correctional Institute  380  Law Enforcement  



Enhancing the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a variety of new businesses and increasing industrial investment, all while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing businesses and industry.

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Economic Development
Highlands County Board of County Commissioners
(P) 863.402.6924
(F) 863.402.6651