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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RESIDENTS HAVE ASSOCIATE DEGREES
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Lea County's Top 20 Largest Employers

 
EmployerIndustry# Employed
Source: EDCLC, updated 7/2018
Hobbs Municipal SchoolsEducation1,498
Nor-Lea HospitalHealthcare530
City of HobbsGovernment451
McVay Drilling CompanyOil & Gas406
Constructors Inc.Construction398
Walmart SuperCenterRetail366
Lea Regional Medical CenterHealthcare350
Ferguson Construction CompanyConstruction350
Lea CountyGovernment329
New Mexico Junior CollegeEducation250
McDonald's RestaurantFood Service250
GEO Lea County Correctional FacilityGovernment231
URENCO USANuclear231
Zia Racetrack, Casino, & HotelEntertainment203
Albertson's MarketRetail200
Miracle Home Health CareHealthcare190
Lin-Mar IncHealthcare170
WCSEnergy164
D&D Pipeline ServicesOil & Gas160
Ingram Professional ServicesOil & Gas160
RMS FoodsManufacturing145
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