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.

OrganizationNumber of EmployeesCityDescription
New Mexico State Government31100StatewideGovernment
US Federal Government28900StatewideGovernment
Sandia National Laboratories15100AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
Walmart14725StatewideRetail
Los Alamos National Laboratory14150Los AlamosResearch & Development
University of New Mexico11875AlbuquerqueEducation
Presbyterian Healthcare Services11575StatewideHealth Care
Albuquerque Public Schools10150AlbuquerqueEducation
City of Albuquerque5800AlbuquerqueGovernment
McDonalds4675StatewideFood Service
New Mexico State University3800Las CrucesEducation
Lovelace Hospitals3650AlbuquerqueHealth Care
Amazon3500AlbuquerqueRetail
Allsups Convenience Stores 3000StatewideRetail
Albertsons Market2750StatewideRetail
Lowes Home Improvement2600StatewideRetail/Call Center
Las Cruces Schools2500Las CrucesEducation
Bernalillo County2375AlbuquerqueGovernment
Christus St. Vincent Hospital2375Santa FeHealth Care
Smith's Food2350StatewideRetail
Central NM Community College (CNM)2200AlbuquerqueEducation
Speridian Technologies2200AlbuquerqueIT Services
Ambercare2200Las CrucesHealth Care
Intel1900Rio RanchoManufacturing
Burger King1850StatewideFood Service
Blue Cross Blue Shield1700+AlbuquerqueCall Center/Insurance
Public Service Co. New Mexico1675StatewideUtility
Home Depot1650StatewideRetail
Target1650StatewideRetail
Rio Rancho Schools1625Rio RanchoEducation
T Mobile US1600+AlbuquerqueCall Center
San Juan Regional Medical Center1600FarmingtonHealth Care
Dion's1600StatewideFood Service
Walgreens 1550StatewideRetail
City of Las Cruces1500Las CrucesGovernment
City of Santa Fe1500Santa FeGovernment
Tricore Laboratories1400+StatewideHealth Care
Freeport Mc Mo Ran1400Silver CityMining
Memorial Regional Medical Center1400Las CrucesHealthcare
Applied Research Associates1350AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
Wendy's 1300StatewideFood Service
Gallup-McKinley County Schools1250GallupEducation
Santa Fe Schools1225Santa FeEducation
Navajo Agricultural Products Industry1200FarmingtonAgriculture
Gadsden Schools1175GadsdenEducation
Gerald Champion Medical Center1175AlamogordoHealth Care
Philmont Scout Ranch (seasonal)1175CimarronEducation
Fidelity Investments1150AlbuquerqueCall Center
Starbucks1150StatewideFood Service
Farmington Schools1025FarmingtonEducation
Santa Ana Casino1000BernalilloEntertainment
Waste Isolation Plant1000CarlsbadHazard Management
City of Rio Rancho950Rio RanchoGovernment
Pizza Hut950StatewideFood Service
Safelite Auto Glass950Rio RanchoCall Center
Roswell Schools925RoswellEducation
Adelante900AlbuquerqueSocial Services
Albuquerque Academy900AlbuquerqueEducation
Blake's900StatewideFood Service
Hobbs Schools900HobbsEducation
Mizkan900DemingManufacturing
Sprouts900StatewideRetail
ARCA875AlbuquerqueSocial Services
Domino's Pizza875StatewideFood Service
Clovis Schools850ClovisEducation
Dona Ana Community College850Las CrucesEducation
Isleta Casino850AlbuquerqueEntertainment
Santa Fe County850Santa FeGovernment
Rehoboth McKinley Hospital825GallupHealth Care
Los Lunas Schools800Los LunasEducation
Brycon775Rio RanchoConstruction
Highlands University775Las VegasEducation
Route Sixty-Six Casino750GrantsEntertainment
City of Farmington750FarmingtonGovernment
San Juan County750FarmingtonGovernment
Tresco750Las CrucesSocial Services
Carlsbad Schools725CarlsbadEducation
City of Roswell725RoswellGovernment
Santa Fe Opera (seasonal)725Santa FeRecreation
Sonic725StatewideFood Service
Aztec Well700+AztecMining
Dollar General700StatewideRetail
Los Alamos County700+Los AlamosGovernment
Gila Regional Medical Center700Silver CityHealth Care
La Clinica de Familia675Las CrucesHealth Care
ADC650AlbuquerqueSecurity
Alamogordo Schools650AlamogordoEducation
Alorica650AlbuquerqueCall Center
Central Schools650ShiprockEducation
Deming Schools650DemingEducation
Dona Ana County650Las CrucesGovernment
Holly Frontier Refinery650ArtesiaManufacturing
Eye Associates 625+StatewideHealth Care
Artesia General Hospital625ArtesiaHealth Care
Alliance Data Systems600Rio RanchoCall Center
Hewlett-Packard600Rio RanchoCall Center
K Tech600AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
Leprino Foods600RoswellManufacturing
TLC Plumbing600AlbuquerqueConstruction
Westmoreland Coal575FarmingtonMining
Larry Miller Auto Group575AlbuquerqueRetail
Nusenda Credit Union575AlbuquerqueFinance
Subway575StatewideFood Service
Jacobs Engineering550AlbuquerqueResearch & Development
Dreamstyle Remodeling 550AlbuquerqueConstruction
Applebee's525StatewideFood Service
CVS Pharmacy525StatewideRetail
First Choice Community Healthcare525AlbuquerqueHealth Care
Sandia Casino525AlbuquerqueEntertainment
Santa Fe Community College525Santa FeEducation
Taos Hospital525TaosHealth Care
Halliburton500+HobbsMining
Keystone Industries500+Las CrucesManufacturing
Patterson-Uti Drilling500+HobbsMining
Peak Behavioral Health500+Las CrucesHealth Care
Ben Archer Health Center500HatchHealth Care
Eastern New Mexico University500PortalesEducation
ABB Installation500AlbuquerqueManufacturing
Lea Regional Medical Center500HobbsHealth Care
Navajo Technical University500CrownpointEducation
Pesco500FarmingtonManufacturing
Western 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.

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