Top 10 Employers

Top Employers

Top Employers

Home to Costa Delray 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. 

Top 10 Private Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 Florida Hospital Heartland  1,642  Health & Social Services
 Agero  590  Other Services, Call Center 
 Walmart  580  Retail
 Highlands Regional Medical Center   382  Health & Social Services
 Alan Jay Automotive Network  334  Retail Trade
 The Palms of Sebring  261  Health & Social Services
 Lake Placid Health Care  240  Health & Social Services
 Cost Delray Farms  213  Agriculture
 Royal Care of Avon Park  149  Health & Social Services
 Oaks at Avon Park  96  Health & Social Services


Top Public Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 School Board  1,611  Education
 South Florida State College  498  Education
 Highlands County Sheriff's Office    362  Law Enforcement 
 Board of County Commissioners  338  Goverment
 Avon Park Correctional Institute  305  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