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

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AVERAGE DRIVE TIME
to work

 

UNIQUE INDUSTRIES
in Lea County

 

%

RESIDENTS HAVE ASSOCIATE DEGREES
or higher

 

Lea County's Top 20 Largest Employers

 
EmployerIndustry# Employed
Hobbs Municipal SchoolsEducation1500
Nor-Lea HospitalHealthcare595
City of HobbsGovernment560
Lovington Municipal SchoolsEducation430
Walmart SuperCenterRetail400
Lea CountyGovernment420
Geo Group Correctional FacilityCorrections198
New Mexico Junior CollegeEducation282
Albertson's MarketRetail300
Watson's ConstructionConstruction339
Ingram Professional ServicesOil & Gas230
McDonalds's RestaurantRestaurant230
Urenco USANuclear231
Zia Park Racetrack, Casino, & HotelEntertainment170
Covenant Hospital HobbsHealthcare220
Mewbourne Oil CompanyOil & Gas300
RMS Foods Inc.Manufacturing 125
Ferguson ConstructionConstruction243
Lin-Mar Inc.Healthcare150
Home DepotRetail180
Source: EDCLC, updated 07/2022
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