LARGEST EMPLOYERS

RankOrganizationCityEmployeesDescription
1Federal Government (see breakdown below)Statewide21766Federal Government
2State of New Mexico (see breakdown below)Statewide18359State Government
3Wal-MartStatewide14022Retail
4Sandia National LaboratoriesAlbuquerque12206Research and Development
5Presbyterian Healthcare (see breakdown below)Statewide11178Hospital/Medical/Insurance
6Albuquerque Public SchoolsAlbuquerque10297School District
7Los Alamos National LaboratoriesLos Alamos10086Research and Development
8University of New Mexico HospitalAlbuquerque6772Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
9City of AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque5800Municipal Government
10University of New Mexico Statewide4210Higher Education
11New Mexico State UniversityStatewide3800Higher Education
12Lovelace Health Systems (see breakdown below)Albuquerque3589Hospital/Medical
13Allsup Seven ElevenStatewide3000Convience Stores
14Las Cruces Public SchoolsLas Cruces2728School District
15Lowe's Home ImprovementStatewide2650Call Center/Retail
16Bernalillo CountyAlbuquerque2494County Government
17Ambercare Home HealthStatewide2200Medical/Healthcare
18Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical CenterSanta Fe2132Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
19Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque2111Higher Education
20Smith's Food & Drug StoresAlbuquerque2088Retail
21Gallup and McKinley County SchoolsGallup2000School District
22Rio Rancho Public SchoolsRio Rancho1960School District
23WalgreensStatewide1944Pharmacy
24PNM ResourcesAlbuquerque1868Utility
25Sandia Pueblo ResortBernalillo1800Gaming/Hospitality
26Home DepotStatewide1800Retail
27San Juan Regional Medical CenterFarmington1768Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
28T-MobileAlbuquerque1750Call Center
29Gadsen Independent SchoolsAnthony1732School District
30AlbertsonsStatewide1728Grocery Stores
31McDonaldsStatewide1632Food Service
32DionsStatewide1600Food Service
33Wells Fargo Statewide1500Banking
34Santa Fe Public SchoolsSanta Fe1449School District
35City of Santa FeSanta Fe1446Municipal Government
36Freeport-McMoRan CopperSilver City1400Mining
37City of Las CrucesLas Cruces1321Municipal Government
38Memorial Medical CenterLas Cruces1300Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
39TargetStatewide1300Retail
40Isleta Pueblo CasinoAlbuquerque1200Gaming/Hospitality
41Waste Isolation Pilot Plant WIPPCarlsbad1200Hazard Disposal
42Intel Rio Rancho1200Technology/Manufacturing
43Farmington Municipal SchoolsFarmington1138School District
44Lovelace Respiratory Research InstituteAlbuquerque1100Research and Development
45Tricore Reference LaboratoriesStatewide1100Medical/Healthcare
46JC PennyStatewide1084Retail
47Laguna Development-Route 66 and Dancing EagleGrants1075Casinos, Management
48Molina Healthcare Albuquerque1066Insurance
49San Juan CollegeFarmington1000Higher Education
50Gallup Indian Medical CenterGallup1000Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
51Heritage Home Healthcare & Hospice Statewide1000Medical/Healthcare
52Fidelity InvestmentsAlbuquerque975Call Center
53Applied Research AssociatesAlbuquerque973Engineering
54Verizon WirelessAlbuquerque950Call Center
55DaVita ABQ Health PartnersAlbuquerque900Medical/Healthcare
56Blake's LotaburgerStatewide900Food Service
57Taco BellStatewide896Food Service
58Albuquerque Publishing Albuquerque870Newspaper
59Los Lunas Public SchoolsLos Lunas868School District
60Dona Ana CountyLas Cruces860County Government
61SitelAlbuquerque850Call Center
62Adelante Development CenterAlbuquerque850Develop Disabilities Services
63ComcastStatewide850Call Center, Telecommunications
64Santa Fe CountySanta Fe844County Government
65DennysStatewide840Food Service
66New Mexico Institute of Mining & TechnologySocorro818Higher Education
67Intrepid PotashCarlsbad800Mining
68Safelite Autoglass Rio Rancho800Call Center
69Applebees Statewide800Food Service
70Spartan TechnologiesAlbuquerque792IT Services
71Dona Ana Community CollegeLas Cruces750Higher Education
72Hewlett-PackardRio Rancho750Call Center
73Taos Ski ValleyTaos750Seasonal Recreation
74City of FarmingtonFarmington745Municipal Government
75Los Alamos CountyLos Alamos739County Government
76KFCStatewide736Food Service
77The Peters CorporationSanta Fe730Investment and Development
78Western NM UniversitySilver City722Higher Education
79IHOPStatewide720Food Service
80Community HomecareClovis700Medical/Healthcare
81Buffalo Thunder / HiltonSanta Fe700Gaming/Hospitality
82Gila Regional Medical CenterSilver City700Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
83Burger KingStatewide688Food Service
84Acoma Pueblo CasinoGrants687Gaming
85Convergys / Stream GlobalRio Rancho684Call Center
86New Mexico Gas Statewide682Utility
87Village InnStatewide680Food Service
88CVSStatewide675Pharmacy
89Summit Electric SupplyAlbuquerque670Retail
90Being Home HealthcareFarmington659Medical/Healthcare
91WendysStatewide656Food Service
92Navajo RefineryArtesia650Petroleum Products
93Rehoboth McKinley HospitalGallup649Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
94San Juan CountyFarmington645County Government
95Santa Fe OperaSanta Fe641Seasonal
96Chili'sStatewide640Food Service
97Conoco PhillipsFarmington635Oil and gas
98ARCAAlbuquerque626Individual Disabilities Services
99Mountain View Regional Medical CenterLas Cruces625Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
100Santa Ana Pueblo CasinoSanta Ana Pueblo606Gaming/Hospitality
101NRG StagingAlbuquerque600Events Support
102Alliance DataAlbuquerque600Call Center
103City of Rio RanchoRio Rancho600Municipal Government
104Leprino FoodsRoswell600Food Production
105Eastern New Mexico Medical CenterRoswell590Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
106City of RoswellRoswell555Municipal Government
107TLC Plumbing and UtilityAlbuquerque519HVAC, Maintenance
108Ski Santa FeSanta Fe517Seasonal Recreation
109City of Los AlamosLos Alamos505Municipal Government
110StarbucksStatewide504Food Service
111TRAXAlamogordo500Facilities Support
112ADC LTD NMAlbuquerque500Personnel and Private Security
113San Juan Pueblo Casino (Ohkay Owingeh)Espanola500Gaming
114TrescoLas Cruces500Individual Disability Services
115Sandoval CountyBernalillo495County Government
116Golden CorralStatewide473Food Service
117City of HobbsHobbs466Municipal Government
118NUSENDA Federal Credit UnionStatewide462Banking
119Eastern New Mexico UniversityPortales460Higher Education
120Burlington Northern SF RailroadClovis459Railroad
121Belen Consolidated SchoolsBelen455School District
122Nor-Lea General HospitalLovington453Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
123Eye Associates of New MexicoAlbuquerque450Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
124Convergys / Stream GlobalLas Cruces450Call Center
125Carlsbad Medical CenterCarlsbad446Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
126Kemtah GroupAlbuquerque440Science, Technology Personnel
127Santa Fe Community CollegeSanta Fe439Higher Education
128City of CarlsbadCarlsbad437Municipal Government
129ArbysStatewide432Food Service
130General DynamicsLas Cruces422Call Center
131Mosaic PotashCarlsbad420Mining
132Zuni SchoolsGallup417School District
133Coldwell Banker LegacyAlbuquerque404Realestate
134BHP MineralsFarmington404Mining
135MitzanDeming403Food Production
136Defined FitnessAlbuquerque400Health
137Oso Biopharmaceuticals Albuquerque400Manufacturing
138AloricaAlbuquerque400Call Center
139Bell Group Albuquerque400Jewelry Manufacturing
140BlueCross BlueShield of New MexicoAlbuquerque400Call Center, Insurance
141SitelLas Cruces400Call Center
142New Mexico Highlands UniversityLas Vegas400Higher Education
143Los Alamos Technical AssociatesAlbuquerque396Science, Technology
144Western RefiningGallup389Petroleum Producats
145City of GallupGallup385Municipal Government
146Delta Group ElectronicsAlbuquerque380Manufacturing
147Arizona Public Service Farmington374Utility
148J Brooks SupermarketsStatewide372Grocery Stores
149Southwest CheeseClovis365Food Manufacturing
150Applied Technology Associates Albuquerque357Technology/Manufacturing
151General MillsAlbuquerque350Food Manufacturing
152US BankAlbuquerque350Banking
153Tamaya Hyatt Regency ResortBernalillo350Travel, Hospitality
154Clovis Community CollegeClovis349Higher Education
155City of ClovisClovis345Municipal Government
156Premier Distributing Albuquerque344Beverages-Distributors
157ENMRSHClovis340IndividualDisabilities Services
158Lea Regional Medical CenterHobbs340Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
159Garcia Automotive GroupAlbuquerque331Auto Dealer
160Ferguson ConstructionHobbs330Construction/oil and gas
161New Mexico Military InstituteRoswell330School
162Gap. Albuquerque325Corporate Offices
163Southwest AirlinesAlbuquerque325Call Center/Airline Operation
164Eddy CountyCarlsbad325County Government
165Alta Vista Regional Hospital Las Vegas325Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
166Lea CountyLovington323County Government
167City of Alamogordo Alamogordo320Municipal Government
168Bank of AmericaStatewide307Banking
169DKD ElectricAlbuquerque305Construction
170ConstructorsCarlsbad304Construction
171Hotel Albuquerque Old Town Albuquerque300Travel, Hospitality
172Clariant Healthcare PackagingBelen300Manufacturing
173Santa Clara Pueblo CasinoEspanola300Gaming/Hospitality
174Enterprise Products PartnersFarmington300Oil and gas
175Navajo Agricultural Products IndustryFarmington300Farming
176Northern Edge Navajo CasinoFarmington300Gaming
177Raytheon Diné Facility Farmington300Missile Systems Manufacturing
178Pojoaque Pueblo CasinoSanta Fe300Gaming
179Jaynes CompaniesAlbuquerque297Construction
180Devon EnergyCarlsbad290Oil and Gas
181Los Alamos National BankStatewide290Banking
182Taos CountyTaos290County Government
183Community HomecareRoswell287Medical/Healthcare
184Rio Arriba CountyEspanola286County Government
185ProBuild Statewide285Manufacturing/Construction
186Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit UnionAlbuquerque282Banking
187Valencia CountyLos Lunas280County Government
188La Fonda HotelSanta Fe280Travel, Hospitality
189City of Las VegasLas Vegas278Municipal Government
190Keller Williams RealtyAlbuquerque276Realestate
191Luna CountyDeming276County Government
192Rural Sourcing (RSI)Albuquerque275IT Services
193Artesia General HospitalArtesia275Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
194Concho ResourcesCarlsbad269Oil and gas
195McKinley CountyGallup269County Government
196Chaves CountyRoswell268County Government
197Range CafesStatewide266Food Service
198Otero CountyAlamogordo261County Government
199JB Henderson Construction Albuquerque260Construction
200Plateau CommunicationsClovis260Telecommunications
201Mimbres Memorial HospitalDeming256Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
202Krumland Auto GroupRoswell253Auto Dealer
203ThornburgSanta Fe253Financial Services
204Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid NorthAlbuquerque250Travel, Hospitality
205SolAero TechnologiesAlbuquerque250Science, Technology
206Sparkle MaintenanceAlbuquerque250Maintenance
207US Cotton Rio Rancho250Manufacturing
208Tesuque Pueblo CasinoSanta Fe250Gaming
209Yearout Service ConstructionAlbuquerque249Maintenance, Controls, HVAC
210US Eagle Federal Credit UnionStatewide249Banking
211Lea County Correctional Hobbs247Correctional Facility
212YMCA Central New MexicoAlbuquerque245Fitness/Health
213Boeing SVSAlbuquerque245Research and Development
214Xcel Energy (Southwestern Public Service Co.)Statewide245Utility
215Zia Racetrack and CasinoHobbs237Gaming
216Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown / Airport HotelAlbuquerque235Travel, Hospitality
217Allstate Call CenterLas Cruces235Call Center
218Embassy Suites HotelAlbuquerque230Travel, Hospitality
219Ethicon Endo-SurgeryAlbuquerque225Manufacturing
220Dreamstyle RemodelingAlbuquerque225Construction
221Roses Southwest PapersAlbuquerque225Manufacturing
222Carl's JrStatewide224Food Service
223Jade ConstructionCarlsbad222Oil and gas
224Indian Pueblo Cultural CenterAlbuquerque220Hospitality
225Klinger Constructors Albuquerque218Construction
226S&P DataRio Rancho215Call Center
227Camel Rock CasinoSanta Fe215Gaming
228First Financial Federal Credit UnionStatewide215Banking
229Flying Star / Satellite CoffeeAlbuquerque210Food Service
230VMC Call CenterLas Cruces210Call Center
231Tobosa Developmental ServicesRoswell208Invividual Disablity Services
232New Mexico Orthopaedics / NM SpineAlbuquerque207Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
233Grant GountySilver City207County Government
234New Mexico Oncology Hematology ConsultantsAlbuquerque205Hospital/Medical/Healthcare
235Dean Baldwin PaintingRoswell205Aircraft Painting
236Jacobs EngineeringLas Cruces201Research and Development
237PCMRio Rancho201Call Center
238Hilltop LandscapeAlbuquerque200Landscaping Firm
239Miller Bonded MechanicalAlbuquerque200Mechanical Contractor
240New Mexico Heart InstituteAlbuquerque200Medical/Healthcare
241City of ArtesiaArtesia200Municipal Government
242Urenco USA Eunice200Uranium Processing
243Navajo Nation Gaming EnterpriseGallup200Gaming
244Occidental PetroleumHobbs200Oil and gas
245Empereon MarketingLas Cruces200Call Center
246Luna Community CollegeLas Vegas200Higher Education
247AersaleRoswell200Aviation Service 
248Buffalo Wild Wings Statewide200Food Service
249Good Samaritan SocietyStatewide200Retirement

*Statewide companies estimated total based on estimated industry single location employment figures multiplied by number of locations.

United States Government AgenciesEmployees
Defense-civilian6302
Interior3695
Health and Human Services3332
Veterans Affairs2948
Agriculture2438
Social Security Admin901
Energy852
Transportation516
Homeland Security205

State of New Mexico DepartmentsEmployees
Health3779
Transportation2501
Corrections2496
Children Youth and Families2308
Public Safety1344
Taxation and Revenue1054
Energy Minerals Natural Resources847
Environment636
Workforce Solutions538
Cultural Affairs510
State Engineer348
Game and Fish326
Vocational Rehabilitation321
Regulation & Licensing313
Miners Colfax Medical Center300
General Services283
Public Education277
Attorney General221
Information Technology213

Presbyterian Healthcare 
Presbyterian Hospital2436
Kaseman Hospital571
Rust Medical Center687
Plains Regional Medical Center463
Espanola Hospital354
Lincoln County Medical Center245

Lovelace Health System 
Medical Center1098
Women's Hospital724
Medical Group352
Westside Hospital343
Rehabilitation Hospital235

Employer list and employment numbers are unofficial. Data collected from various sources including community chamber of commerce and economic development employer lists; newspaper articles; employer websites; direct calls; government agencies; previous list maintained by NM Links; and other sources. Time period varies. Includes full time and part time employees in most cases.