46 major employers provide total of 21,000 jobs in Lethbridge
The 2013 Major Employers Survey conducted by Economic Development Lethbridge identifies 46 businesses in Lethbridge who employ more than 100 people. The top 10 employers in Lethbridge contribute 12,706 jobs to the local economy and these employers have increased their total workforce by 48% since 2003.
Public sector employment remains strong in Lethbridge with eight of the top 10 major employers in health care, education, government services, social services and seniors services. These eight public sector organizations employ more than 11,000 people, which accounts for 28% of the employed workforce in Lethbridge.