LARGEST EMPLOYERS IN NEW MEXICO

The list of largest employers in New Mexico represent a host of different industry sectors from renowned federal and military research institutions, to major manufacturers, oil and gas companies, cutting-edge aerospace companies, and homegrown restaurant chains. The list below shows the diversity of New Mexico’s economy. The companies that have chosen to be here and are on this list of largest employers in New Mexico are a testament to the business environment the state has created.

RankOrganizationCityEmployeesDescription
1 New Mexico State Government31100StatewideGovernment
2US Federal Government28900StatewideGovernment
3Sandia National Laboratories15100AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
4Walmart14725StatewideRetail
5Los Alamos National Laboratory14150Los AlamosResearch & Development
6University of New Mexico11875AlbuquerqueEducation
7Presbyterian Healthcare Services11575StatewideHealth Care
8Albuquerque Public Schools10150AlbuquerqueEducation
9City of Albuquerque5800AlbuquerqueGovernment
10McDonalds4675StatewideFood Service
11New Mexico State University3800Las CrucesEducation
12Lovelace Hospitals3650AlbuquerqueHealth Care
13Amazon3500AlbuquerqueRetail
14Allsups Convenience Stores 3000StatewideRetail
15Albertsons Market2750StatewideRetail
16Lowes Home Improvement2600StatewideRetail/Call Center
17Las Cruces Schools2500Las CrucesEducation
18Bernalillo County2375AlbuquerqueGovernment
19Christus St. Vincent Hospital2375Santa FeHealth Care
20Smith's Food2350StatewideRetail
21Central NM Community College (CNM)2200AlbuquerqueEducation
22Speridian Technologies2200AlbuquerqueIT Services
23Ambercare2200Las CrucesHealth Care
24Intel1900Rio RanchoManufacturing
25Burger King1850StatewideFood Service
26Blue Cross Blue Shield1700+AlbuquerqueCall Center/Insurance
27Public Service Co. New Mexico1675StatewideUtility
28Home Depot1650StatewideRetail
29Target1650StatewideRetail
30Rio Rancho Schools1625Rio RanchoEducation
31T Mobile US1600+AlbuquerqueCall Center
32San Juan Regional Medical Center1600FarmingtonHealth Care
33Dion's1600StatewideFood Service
34Walgreens 1550StatewideRetail
35City of Las Cruces1500Las CrucesGovernment
36City of Santa Fe1500Santa FeGovernment
37Tricore Laboratories1400+StatewideHealth Care
38Freeport Mc Mo Ran1400Silver CityMining
39Memorial Regional Medical Center1400Las CrucesHealthcare
40Applied Research Associates1350AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
41Wendy's 1300StatewideFood Service
42Gallup-McKinley County Schools1250GallupEducation
43Santa Fe Schools1225Santa FeEducation
44Navajo Agricultural Products Industry1200FarmingtonAgriculture
45Gadsden Schools1175GadsdenEducation
46Gerald Champion Medical Center1175AlamogordoHealth Care
47Philmont Scout Ranch (seasonal)1175CimarronEducation
48Fidelity Investments1150AlbuquerqueCall Center
49Starbucks1150StatewideFood Service
50Farmington Schools1025FarmingtonEducation
51Santa Ana Casino1000BernalilloEntertainment
52Waste Isolation Plant1000CarlsbadHazard Management
53City of Rio Rancho950Rio RanchoGovernment
54Pizza Hut950StatewideFood Service
55Safelite Auto Glass950Rio RanchoCall Center
56Roswell Schools925RoswellEducation
57Adelante900AlbuquerqueSocial Services
58Albuquerque Academy900AlbuquerqueEducation
59Blake's900StatewideFood Service
60Hobbs Schools900HobbsEducation
61Mizkan900DemingManufacturing
62Sprouts900StatewideRetail
63ARCA875AlbuquerqueSocial Services
64Domino's Pizza875StatewideFood Service
65Clovis Schools850ClovisEducation
66Dona Ana Community College850Las CrucesEducation
67Isleta Casino850AlbuquerqueEntertainment
68Santa Fe County850Santa FeGovernment
69Rehoboth McKinley Hospital825GallupHealth Care
70Los Lunas Schools800Los LunasEducation
71Brycon775Rio RanchoConstruction
72Highlands University775Las VegasEducation
73Route Sixty-Six Casino750GrantsEntertainment
74City of Farmington750FarmingtonGovernment
75San Juan County750FarmingtonGovernment
76Tresco750Las CrucesSocial Services
77Carlsbad Schools725CarlsbadEducation
78City of Roswell725RoswellGovernment
79Santa Fe Opera (seasonal)725Santa FeRecreation
80Sonic725StatewideFood Service
81Aztec Well700+AztecMining
82Dollar General700StatewideRetail
83Los Alamos County700+Los AlamosGovernment
84Gila Regional Medical Center700Silver CityHealth Care
85La Clinica de Familia675Las CrucesHealth Care
86ADC650AlbuquerqueSecurity
87Alamogordo Schools650AlamogordoEducation
88Alorica650AlbuquerqueCall Center
89Central Schools650ShiprockEducation
90Deming Schools650DemingEducation
91Dona Ana County650Las CrucesGovernment
92Holly Frontier Refinery650ArtesiaManufacturing
93Eye Associates 625+StatewideHealth Care
94Artesia General Hospital625ArtesiaHealth Care
95Alliance Data Systems600Rio RanchoCall Center
96Hewlett-Packard600Rio RanchoCall Center
97K Tech600AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
98Leprino Foods600RoswellManufacturing
99TLC Plumbing600AlbuquerqueConstruction
100Westmoreland Coal575FarmingtonMining
101Larry Miller Auto Group575AlbuquerqueRetail
102Nusenda Credit Union575AlbuquerqueFinance
103Subway575StatewideFood Service
104Jacobs Engineering550AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
105Dreamstyle Remodeling 550AlbuquerqueConstruction
106Applebee's525StatewideFood Service
107CVS Pharmacy525StatewideRetail
108First Choice Community Healthcare525AlbuquerqueHealth Care
109Sandia Casino525AlbuquerqueEntertainment
110Santa Fe Community College525Santa FeEducation
111Taos Hospital525TaosHealth Care
112Halliburton500+HobbsMining
113Keystone Industries500+Las CrucesManufacturing
114Patterson-Uti Drilling500+HobbsMining
115Peak Behavioral Health500+Las CrucesHealth Care
116Ben Archer Health Center500HatchHealth Care
117Eastern New Mexico University500PortalesEducation
118ABB Installation500AlbuquerqueManufacturing
119Lea Regional Medical Center500HobbsHealth Care
120Navajo Technical University500CrownpointEducation
121Pesco500FarmingtonManufacturing
122Western New Mexico University500Silver CityEducation

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

Employers With 250 - 500 Employees

OrganizationCityDescription
AMRIAlbuquerqueManufacturing
AllstateLas CrucesCall Center
American Refrigeration SuppliesLas CrucesWholesale
Americare Home HealthStatewideHealth Care
ANM AlbuquerqueIT Services
Arby'sStatewideFood Service
Arizona Public ServiceFarmingtonUtility
Array TechnologiesAlbuquerqueManufacturing
Artesia SchoolsArtesiaEducation
AUIAlbuquerqueConstruction
Aztec SchoolsAztecEducation
Bank of AmericaStatewideFinance/Call Center
Belen SchoolsBelenEducation
Bernalillo SchoolsBernalilloEducation
Bloomfield SchoolsBloomfieldEducation
Blue HaloAlbuquerqueResearch & Development
Bosque BrewingAlbuquerqueFood Service
Bueno FoodsAlbuquerqueManufacturing
Buffalo ThunderPojoaqueResort
Buffalo Wild WingsStatewideFood Service
Burlington Northern RailroadClovisTransportation
Chaves CountyRoswellGovernment
Chili'sStatewideFood Service
City of AlamogordoAlamogordoGovernment
City of CarlsbadCarlsbadGovernment
City of ClovisClovisGovernment
City of FarmingtonFarmingtonGovernment
City of GallupGallupGovernment
City of HobbsHobbsGovernment
City of Las VegasLas VegasGovernment
ConcentrixAlbuquerqueCall Center
ConstructorsHobbsConstruction
CuriaAlbuquerqueManufacturing
Curry CountyClovisGovernment
Defined FitnessStatewideServices
Delta Group ElectronicsAlbuquerqueManufacturing
Denny'sStatewideFood Service
Dillard's Department StoresStatewideRetail
Dollar TreeStatewideRetail
Dreamstyle RemodelingAlbuquerqueConstruction
EberlineAlbuquerqueManufacturing
Eldorado HotelSanta FeLodging
ENMRSHClovisSocial Services
Espanola SchoolsEspanolaEducation
FaneuilAlbuquerqueCall Center
Ferguson ConstructionHobbsConstruction
First Community HealthcareAlbuquerqueHealth Care
Flying StarAlbuquerqueFood Services
FXILas CrucesManufacturing
GapAlbuquerqueCall Center
Garcia Auto GroupAlbuquerqueRetail
General DynamicsLas CrucesResearch & Development
General MillsAlbuquerqueManufacturing
GEO Group StatewideSecurity
Grants SchoolsGrantsEducation
HilcorpFarmingtonMining
Hyatt RegencyAlbuquerqueLodging
Hyatt TamayaBernalilloLodging
Ingram Professional ServicesHobbsMining
Integrated Control SystemsAlbuquerqueConstruction
Intrepid PotashCarlsbadMining
J.B. Henderson ConstructionAlbuquerqueConstruction
JaynesAlbuquerqueConstruction
Key Energy ServicesHobbsMining
KFCStatewideFood Service
La FondaSanta FeLodging
La Vida LlenaAlbuquerqueRetirement
Lea CountyHobbsGovernment
Lea Regional Medical CenterHobbsHealth Care
Leprino FoodsRoswellManufacturing
Los Alamos SchoolsLos AlamosEducation
Los Alamos Technical AssociatesAlbuquerqueResearch & Development
Lovelace Biomedical Research InstituteAlbuquerqueResearch & Development
Lovington SchoolsLovingtonEducation
Molina HealthcareAlbuquerqueCall Center
Moriarty SchoolsMoriartyEducation
Navajo RefineryArtesiaManufacturing
NM Gas CompanyStatewideUtility
NM Institute of Mining and TechnologySocorroEducation
NM Junior CollegeHobbsEducation
NM Military InstituteRoswellEducation
Nor-Lea HospitalLovingtonHealth Care
Northern Edge Navajo CasinoFarmingtonEntertainment
Panda ExpressStatewideFood Service
Pojoaque Valley SchoolsPojoaqueEducation
Portales SchoolsPortalesEducation
RaytheonFarmingtonManufacturing
Rio Grande JewelersAlbuquerqueManufacturing
RWI ConstructionHobbsConstruction
Sandia Lab Credit UnionAlbuquerqueFinance
Sandoval CountyRio RanchoGovernment
Santa Fe CountySanta FeGovernment
Silver City SchoolsSilver CityEducation
Ski Santa Fe (seasonal)Santa FeRecreational
Sky City CasinoGrantsEntertainment
Southwest AirlinesAlbuquerqueCall Center/ Transportation
Southwest CheeseClovisManufacturing
Sparkle MaintenanceAlbuquerqueFacility Support
Stampede MeatsLas CrucesManufacturing
Summit ElectricAlbuquerqueConstruction
SYSCOAlbuquerqueWholesale
Taco BellStatewideFood Service
Tamaya ResortBernalilloLodging
Taos HospitalTaosHealth Care
Taos SchoolsTaosEducation
Thornburg InvestmentsSanta FeFinance
TLC Las CrucesCall Center
TRAXAlamogordoFacility Support
U.S. Eagle Federal Credit UnionAlbuquerqueFinance
Ultra HealthAlbuquerqueHealth Care
URENCOHobbsManufacturing
Vitality WorksAlbuquerqueManufacturing
Waste ManagementStatewideServices
Watson ConstructionHobbsConstruction
WecksStatewideFood Service
Wells FargoStatewideFinance
Western NM UniversitySilver CityEducation

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.