The 100 Largest Companies In Florida For 2021

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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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 headquartered 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. SFN Group
  5. Bloomin’ Brands
  6. Navarro Discount Pharmacies
  7. Connectivity
  8. Royal Caribbean Cruises
  9. Tyco Integrated Security
  10. G4S Secure Solutions

Publix comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the state. 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 1,840 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 193,000 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:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Florida

Rank Company City Employees
1 Publix Lakeland 193,000
2 Darden Restaurants Orlando 178,729
3 Jabil Saint Petersburg 177,000
4 SFN Group Fort Lauderdale 171,000
5 Bloomin’ Brands Tampa 94,000
6 Navarro Discount Pharmacies Medley 80,000
7 Connectivity Lauderhill 80,000
8 Royal Caribbean Cruises Miami 77,000
9 Tyco Integrated Security Boca Raton 69,000
10 G4S Secure Solutions Jupiter 68,000
11 Red Lobster Orlando 62,000
12 Sitel Miami 60,400
13 St. Mary’s Medical Center West Palm Beach 56,605
14 Sykes Enterprises Tampa 54,550
15 FIS Jacksonville 53,000
16 WAI Sunny Isles Beach 52,590
17 Adventist Health System Altamonte Springs 46,600
18 Southeastern Grocers Jacksonville 45,000
19 Fresh Del Monte Produce Coral Gables 45,000
20 Winn-Dixie Jacksonville 41,000
21 Oasis Outsourcing West Palm Beach 40,261
22 Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Orlando 40,000
23 Wyndham Worldwide Orlando 39,200
24 The Hertz Estero 38,000
25 Office Depot Boca Raton 38,000
26 Adecco USA Jacksonville 37,000
27 Acosta Sales Marketing Jacksonville 37,000
28 Ryder System Miami 36,100
29 Burger King Miami 34,248
30 Norwegian Cruise Line Miami 30,000
31 AutoNation Fort Lauderdale 26,000
32 Hillsborough County Public Schools Tampa 25,170
33 CSX Jacksonville 24,006
34 Chico’s FAS Fort Myers 23,700
35 BayCare Health System Clearwater 22,826
36 Southern Glazer’s Wine Spirits Miami Gardens 22,000
37 SSE plc Cocoa Beach 20,786
38 CareersUSA Boca Raton 20,000
39 Fidelity National Financial Jacksonville 19,500
40 University of Florida Gainesville 19,453
41 Geo Group Boca Raton 18,512
42 ADT Boca Raton 18,000
43 Baptist Health South Florida South Miami 17,915
44 ZeroChaos Orlando 17,433
45 MasTec Miami 17,300
46 Harris Melbourne 17,000
47 Instructional Technology Miami 16,161
48 MEDNAX Fort Lauderdale 15,900
49 Orlando Health Orlando 15,025
50 KEMET Fort Lauderdale 14,850
51 Roper Technologies Sarasota 14,236
52 NextEra Energy Juno Beach 14,000
53 Tech Data Clearwater 14,000
54 WellCare Health Plans Tampa 14,000
55 Raymond James Saint Petersburg 13,900
56 Tupperware Brands Orlando 13,500
57 Orange County Public Schools Orlando 13,160
58 BI-LO Jacksonville 13,000
59 Dycom Industries Palm Beach Gardens 12,750
60 VITAS Healthcare Miami 12,176
61 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Jacksonville 11,500
62 Lincare Holdings Clearwater 11,000
63 Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co Jacksonville 11,000
64 Jackson North Medical Center North Miami Beach 11,000
65 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Miami 10,696
66 Consulate Health Care Maitland 10,511
67 Sequa Palm Beach Gardens 10,155
68 IVAX Doral 10,100
69 B/E Aerospace Wellington 10,057
70 Saftronics Fort Myers 10,001
71 ADP TotalSource Group Miami 10,001
72 Masonite International Tampa 10,000
73 Marriott Vacations Worldwide … Orlando 10,000
74 Diversified Maintenance Tampa 10,000
75 Chewy Dania Beach 9,833
76 Hughes Supply Orlando 9,700
77 Citrix Systems Fort Lauderdale 9,600
78 Brown Brown Daytona Beach 9,590
79 State of Florida Tallahassee 9,526
80 TBC Brands Palm Beach Gardens 9,400
81 Pasco County School District Land O Lakes 9,289
82 SeaWorld Orlando 9,150
83 Lennar Miami 9,111
84 Brightstar Miami 9,000
85 Modis Jacksonville 9,000
86 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami 9,000
87 Florida State University Tallahassee 9,000
88 Payroll Management Mary Esther 8,500
89 CAE Tampa 8,500
90 Lee Health Fort Myers 8,500
91 Extended Stay America Fort Lauderdale 8,500
92 AirTran Holdings Orlando 8,330
93 University of Central Florida Orlando 8,151
94 Safariland Jacksonville 8,150
95 Epic Health Services Miami 8,041
96 CountryWide HR Orlando 8,000
97 TopBuild Daytona Beach 7,900
98 Tampa General Hospital Tampa 7,858
99 Platform Specialty Products West Palm Beach 7,750
100 Spirit Airlines Fort Lauderdale 7,708

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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