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Carlsbad Labor and Workforce Information
Quick Facts about Eddy County, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns is famous for its bat flights The average weekly wage for workers in Eddy County is $1,102, compared to the $805 for New Mexico as a whole.
Carlsbad Caverns is famous for its bat flights The unemployment rate for Carlsbad is 5.0% compared to 5.1% for the nation and 6.7% for New Mexico

Updated August 2015 Source: NMDWS, US Bureau of Economic Analysis



Major Employers for Carlsbad/Eddy County, New Mexico

Company No. Employed
WIPP 1,200
Intrepid Potash 800
Carlsbad Municipal School 757
City of Carlsbad 499
Mosaic Potash 420
Carlsbad Medical Center 446
Walmart 329
Eddy County 314
Constructors, Inc. 304
Devon Energy 290
Artesia General Hospital 275
Concho Resources 269
Madron Services 255
Jade Construction 222
Lakeview Christian Home 200
Buffalo Wild Wings 200
CARC Inc. 182
Landsun Homes 175
Lowes 140
Albertsons 126
McDonalds 120
NMSU - Carlsbad 120
Headstart 103
PVT 100
Tessenderlo-Kerley Services 100

Updated October 2015


Contact Information
Carlsbad Department of Development
400-2 Cascades Ave. Suite 201
• Carlsbad, NM 88220
Ph: (575) 887-6562 • Fax: (575) 885-0818
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