Employers choose Lea County for its business-friendly leadership, attractive incentives, and hard-working labor force!

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UNIQUE INDUSTRIES
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Lea County's Top 20 Largest Employers

 
EmployerIndustry# Employed
Source: EDCLC, updated 7/2019
Hobbs Municipal SchoolsEducation1,498
Nor-Lea HospitalHealthcare575
City of HobbsGovernment532
Watson ConstructionConstruction485
Walmart SuperCenterRetail386
Lea CountyGovernment367
McDonald's RestaurantFood Service350
Ferguson Construction CompanyConstruction335
Lea Regional Medical CenterHealthcare305
Constructors Inc.Construction300
D&D Pipeline ConstructionConstruction300
New Mexico Junior CollegeEducation252
McVay Drilling CompanyOil & Gas250
Zia Racetrack, Casino, & HotelEntertainment250
GEO Lea County Correctional FacilityCorrections241
Miracle Home Health CareHealthcare240
Urenco USANuclear230
Lin-Mar IncHealthcare230
Albertson's MarketRetail225
Ingram Professional ServicesOil & Gas200
Mewbourne Oil CompanyOil & Gas176
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