These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Florida

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 5 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. Red Lobster
  9. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.
  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 1,811 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 Red Lobster Orlando 62,000
9 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. Lake Buena Vista 62,000
10 Sykes Enterprises Tampa 55,525
11 FIS Jacksonville 53,000
12 Adventist Health System Altamonte Springs 46,600
13 Oasis Outsourcing West Palm Beach 40,261
14 Southeastern Grocers Jacksonville 39,000
15 Fresh Del Monte Produce Coral Gables 38,000
16 Office Depot Boca Raton 38,000
17 Hertz Estero 36,000
18 Ryder System Miami 34,500
19 Burger King Miami 34,248
20 Winn-Dixie Jacksonville 33,840
21 Fidelity National Financial Jacksonville 33,400
22 Norwegian Cruise Line Miami 30,000
23 CSX Jacksonville 26,628
24 AutoNation Fort Lauderdale 26,000
25 MasTec Miami 22,900
26 University of Florida Gainesville 22,340
27 Tyco Integrated Security Boca Raton 20,020
28 CareersUSA Boca Raton 20,000
29 c3connect Plantation 20,000
30 Harris Melbourne 17,000
31 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami 16,940
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 Raymond James Financial Saint Petersburg 11,900
43 Florida Blue Jacksonville 11,500
44 Florida State University Tallahassee 11,160
45 Southern Glazer’s Miami Gardens 11,067
46 MEDNAX Fort Lauderdale 11,015
47 GEO Group Inc 11,006
48 Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company of New Jersey Jacksonville 11,000
49 B/E Aerospace Doral 10,875
50 Lincare Holdings Clearwater 10,841
51 VITAS Healthcare Miami 10,796
52 Pantry Winter Haven 10,591
53 ILG South Miami 10,500
54 Masonite International Tampa 10,200
55 Sequa Palm Beach Gardens 10,155
56 IVAX Corporation Miami 10,100
57 Orlando Regional Healthcare System Inc Orlando 10,001
58 Watkins Motor Lines Inc Lakeland 10,001
59 Saftronics Mining Controls Inc Fort Myers 10,001
60 Hulett Environmental Services Miami 10,001
61 Swisher International Jacksonville 10,001
62 Office Max Inc 10,001
63 Diversified Maintenance Systems Tampa 10,000
64 Playa Hotels & Resorts Sunrise 9,650
65 Citrix Fort Lauderdale 9,600
66 Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood 9,200
67 SeaWorld Orlando 9,150
68 Consulate Health Care Maitland 9,100
69 Modis Jacksonville 9,000
70 Florida Power & Light North Palm Beach 8,900
71 Ocwen Financial West Palm Beach 8,900
72 PMI PEO Fort Walton Beach 8,500
73 Lee Health Fort Myers 8,500
74 Lennar Miami 8,335
75 Air Tran Holdings Inc 8,330
76 Brown & Brown Daytona Beach 8,297
77 TopBuild Daytona Beach 7,900
78 Tampa General Hospital Tampa 7,858
79 Hilton Grand Vacations Orlando 7,750
80 Platform Specialty Products West Palm Beach 7,750
81 Baptist Health South Florida Miami 7,690
82 Thrifty Rent A Car Systems Inc Estero 7,500
83 WellCare Health Plans Tampa 7,400
84 Broward Schools Fort Lauderdale 7,250
85 Orlando Health Orlando 7,230
86 Florida Hospital Orlando 7,200
87 Cunningham Lindsey Tampa 7,000
88 Baptist Health Jacksonville 7,000
89 Benihana Aventura 6,900
90 Vacation Village Resorts Fort Lauderdale 6,783
91 Tires Plus Total Car Care Clearwater 6,500
92 HSN Saint Petersburg 6,500
93 Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Tallahassee 6,430
94 Regal Springs Tilapia Miramar 6,412
95 University of South Florida Tampa 6,130
96 Ruth’s Chris Steak House Winter Park 6,102
97 KEYSTONE HOLDING Miami 6,102
98 Shriners International Tampa 6,100
99 Shriners Hospitals for Children Tampa 6,100
100 OPKO Health Miami 6,041

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