These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Florida

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 3 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. RCL
  7. Red Lobster
  8. St. Mary’s Medical Center
  9. Sykes Enterprises
  10. FIS

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.

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

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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 1,430 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.

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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 RCL Miami 65,950
7 Red Lobster Orlando 62,000
8 St. Mary’s Medical Center West Palm Beach 56,605
9 Sykes Enterprises Tampa 55,525
10 FIS Jacksonville 53,000
11 Adventist Health System Altamonte Springs 46,600
12 Oasis Outsourcing West Palm Beach 40,261
13 Office Depot Boca Raton 38,000
14 Del Monte Fresh Produce Coral Gables 38,000
15 Hertz Estero 36,000
16 Ryder System Miami 34,500
17 Burger King Miami 34,248
18 Fidelity National Financial Jacksonville 33,400
19 Norwegian Cruise Line Miami 30,000
20 CSX Jacksonville 26,628
21 AutoNation Fort Lauderdale 26,000
22 MasTec Miami 22,900
23 University of Florida Gainesville 22,340
24 Tyco Integrated Security Boca Raton 20,020
25 CareersUSA Boca Raton 20,000
26 Harris Melbourne 17,000
27 Miami Dade Schools Miami 16,161
28 NextEra Energy North Palm Beach 14,700
29 University of Miami Miami 14,030
30 Tech Data Clearwater 14,000
31 Chico’s FAS Fort Myers 13,650
32 Tupperware Brands Orlando 13,000
33 BI-LO Jacksonville 13,000
34 Dycom Industries Palm Beach Gardens 12,750
35 University of Central Florida Orlando 12,590
36 Orange County Public Schools Orlando 12,490
37 Raymond James Saint Petersburg 11,900
38 Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Miami Gardens 11,067
39 MEDNAX Sunrise 11,015
40 Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company of New Jersey Jacksonville 11,000
41 B/E Aerospace Wellington 10,875
42 Lincare Holdings Clearwater 10,841
43 VITAS Healthcare Miami 10,796
44 Florida State University Tallahassee 10,750
45 ILG South Miami 10,500
46 The GEO Group Boca Raton 10,431
47 Masonite International Tampa 10,200
48 Sequa Tampa 10,155
49 Hulett Environmental Services West Palm Beach 10,001
50 Diversified Maintenance Tampa 10,000
51 Playa Hotels & Resorts Sunrise 9,650
52 Citrix Systems Fort Lauderdale 9,600
53 TBC Brands Palm Beach Gardens 9,400
54 TBC Palm Beach Gardens 9,400
55 Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood 9,200
56 SeaWorld Orlando 9,150
57 Consulate Health Care Maitland 9,100
58 Modis Jacksonville 9,000
59 Florida Power & Light Juno Beach 8,900
60 PMI PEO Fort Walton Beach 8,500
61 Lee Health Fort Myers 8,500
62 Lennar Miami 8,335
63 AirTran Airways Orlando 8,330
64 Brown & Brown Daytona Beach 8,297
65 TopBuild Daytona Beach 7,900
66 Tampa General Hospital Tampa 7,858
67 Hilton Grand Vacations Orlando 7,750
68 Platform Specialty Products West Palm Beach 7,750
69 Thrifty Rent A Car Systems Inc Estero 7,500
70 WellCare Health Plans Tampa 7,400
71 Orlando Health Orlando 7,230
72 Baptist Health South Florida Miami 7,210
73 Florida Hospital Orlando 7,200
74 Baptist Health Jacksonville 7,000
75 Cunningham Lindsey Tampa 7,000
76 Benihana Aventura 6,900
77 Vacation Village Resorts Fort Lauderdale 6,783
78 Tires Plus Total Car Care Clearwater 6,500
79 Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Tallahassee 6,430
80 Regal Springs Tilapia Miramar 6,412
81 Kaplan Fort Lauderdale 6,388
82 University of South Florida Tampa 6,130
83 KEYSTONE HOLDING Miami 6,102
84 shriners Tampa 6,100
85 OPKO Health Miami 6,041
86 Gulf Coast Health Care Pensacola 6,000
87 Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc Tulsa 5,900
88 Spirit Airlines Miramar 5,742
89 State of Louisiana Baton Rouge 5,710
90 Sensormatic Electronics Corporation Boca Raton 5,700
91 Stein Mart Jacksonville 5,600
92 Rooms To Go Seffner 5,500
93 Welbilt New Port Richey 5,500
94 Duval County Public Schools Jacksonville 5,500
95 Childtime Ponte Vedra Beach 5,500
96 Comcar Industries, Inc. Auburndale 5,400
97 Advanced Disposal Ponte Vedra Beach 5,400
98 Escambia County School District Pensacola 5,380
99 Charter Schools USA Fort Lauderdale 5,273
100 Watsco Miami 5,050

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