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
 AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital)  1,628  Health & Social Services
 Walmart  727  Retail
 Agero  550  Other Services, Call Center 
 Publix  505  Retail
 Alan Jay Automotive Network  390  Retail Trade
 Highlands Regional Medical Center   350  Health & Social Services
 Lake Placid Health Care  244  Health & Social Services
 The Palms of Sebring  234  Health & Social Services
 Costa Delray Farms  216  Agriculture
 Royal Care of Avon Park  140  Health & Social Services


Top Public Employers

 Employer  Employees   Industry
 School Board  1,569  Education
 South Florida State College  466  Education
 Highlands County Sheriff's Office    376  Law Enforcement 
 Board of County Commissioners  359  Government
 Avon Park Correctional Institute  300  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