These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Florida

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 7 months ago
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If you live in Florida and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Florida’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquarted in Florida.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Florida’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Publix
  2. Darden Restaurants
  3. Jabil
  4. Carnival Cruise Line
  5. Bloomin’ Brands
  6. Olive Garden
  7. RCL
  8. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.
  9. Red Lobster
  10. Sykes Enterprises

Publix comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the . We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Florida

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Florida with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,859 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Florida.

As it turns out, Publix looks to the be the biggest company in Florida clocking in with 191,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Florida ranked.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Florida job scene here:

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Florida

Rank Company City Employees
1 Publix Lakeland 191,000
2 Darden Restaurants Orlando 178,729
3 Jabil Saint Petersburg 138,000
4 Carnival Cruise Line Doral 97,200
5 Bloomin’ Brands Tampa 97,000
6 Olive Garden Orlando 92,000
7 RCL Miami 65,950
8 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. Lake Buena Vista 62,000
9 Red Lobster Orlando 62,000
10 Sykes Enterprises Tampa 55,525
11 Fidelity National Financial Jacksonville 55,219
12 FIS Jacksonville 53,000
13 Adventist Health System Altamonte Springs 46,600
14 Oasis Outsourcing West Palm Beach 40,261
15 Southeastern Grocers Jacksonville 39,000
16 Fresh Del Monte Produce Coral Gables 38,000
17 Office Depot Boca Raton 38,000
18 Hertz Estero 36,000
19 Ryder System Miami 34,500
20 Burger King Miami 34,248
21 Winn-Dixie Jacksonville 33,840
22 Norwegian Cruise Line Miami 30,000
23 CSX Jacksonville 26,628
24 AutoNation Fort Lauderdale 26,000
25 MasTec Miami 22,900
26 Tyco Integrated Security Boca Raton 20,020
27 c3connect Plantation 20,000
28 CareersUSA Boca Raton 20,000
29 Harris Melbourne 17,000
30 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami 16,940
31 Workers Temporary Staffing Tampa 15,000
32 NextEra Energy North Palm Beach 14,700
33 Roper Technologies Sarasota 14,155
34 University of Miami Miami 14,030
35 Tech Data Clearwater 14,000
36 Chico’s Fort Myers 13,650
37 Tupperware Brands Orlando 13,000
38 BI-LO Jacksonville 13,000
39 Dycom Industries North Palm Beach 12,750
40 University of Central Florida Orlando 12,590
41 Orange County Public Schools Orlando 12,490
42 ADT Boca Raton 12,000
43 Raymond James Financial Saint Petersburg 11,900
44 Florida Blue Jacksonville 11,500
45 Florida State University Tallahassee 11,160
46 Southern Glazer’s Miami Gardens 11,067
47 MEDNAX Fort Lauderdale 11,015
48 GEO Group Inc 11,006
49 Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company of New Jersey Jacksonville 11,000
50 B/E Aerospace Doral 10,875
51 Lincare Holdings Clearwater 10,841
52 VITAS Healthcare Miami 10,796
53 Pantry Winter Haven 10,591
54 Consulate Health Care Maitland 10,511
55 ILG South Miami 10,500
56 Masonite International Tampa 10,200
57 Sequa Palm Beach Gardens 10,155
58 IVAX Corporation Miami 10,100
59 Hulett Environmental Services Miami 10,001
60 Swisher International Jacksonville 10,001
61 Saftronics Mining Controls Inc Fort Myers 10,001
62 Office Max Inc 10,001
63 Watkins Motor Lines Inc Lakeland 10,001
64 Orlando Regional Healthcare System Inc Orlando 10,001
65 Diversified Maintenance Systems Tampa 10,000
66 Playa Hotels & Resorts Sunrise 9,650
67 Citrix Fort Lauderdale 9,600
68 Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood 9,200
69 SeaWorld Orlando 9,150
70 Modis Jacksonville 9,000
71 Florida Power & Light North Palm Beach 8,900
72 Ocwen Financial West Palm Beach 8,900
73 Carlisle Interconnect Technologies Saint Augustine 8,533
74 PMI PEO Fort Walton Beach 8,500
75 Lee Health Fort Myers 8,500
76 Lennar Miami 8,335
77 Air Tran Holdings Inc 8,330
78 Brown & Brown Daytona Beach 8,297
79 TopBuild Daytona Beach 7,900
80 Tampa General Hospital Tampa 7,858
81 Platform Specialty Products West Palm Beach 7,750
82 Hilton Grand Vacations Orlando 7,750
83 Baptist Health South Florida Miami 7,690
84 Fairfield Resorts Inc Orlando 7,500
85 Thrifty Rent A Car Systems Inc Estero 7,500
86 WellCare Health Plans Tampa 7,400
87 Broward Schools Fort Lauderdale 7,250
88 Orlando Health Orlando 7,230
89 Florida Hospital Orlando 7,200
90 Baptist Health Jacksonville 7,000
91 Cunningham Lindsey Tampa 7,000
92 Benihana Aventura 6,900
93 Vacation Village Resorts Fort Lauderdale 6,783
94 Tires Plus Total Car Care Clearwater 6,500
95 HSN Saint Petersburg 6,500
96 Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Tallahassee 6,430
97 Regal Springs Tilapia Miramar 6,412
98 University of South Florida Tampa 6,130
99 Ruth’s Chris Steak House Winter Park 6,102
100 KEYSTONE HOLDING Miami 6,102

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