The 100 Largest Companies In Florida For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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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. State of Florida
  5. Carnival Cruise Line
  6. Bloomin’ Brands
  7. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
  8. Red Lobster
  9. Sykes Enterprises
  10. Fidelity National Financial

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 1,814 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:

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 State of Florida Tallahassee 111,100
5 Carnival Cruise Line Doral 97,200
6 Bloomin’ Brands Tampa 97,000
7 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Miami 65,950
8 Red Lobster Orlando 62,000
9 Sykes Enterprises Tampa 55,525
10 Fidelity National Financial Jacksonville 55,219
11 Fidelity National Information Services Inc Jacksonville 53,000
12 Outback Steakhouse Tampa 50,000
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 Miami 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 Hillsborough County Public Schools Tampa 25,170
26 MasTec Miami 22,900
27 Tyco Integrated Security Boca Raton 20,020
28 c3connect Plantation 20,000
29 CareersUSA Boca Raton 20,000
30 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami 17,740
31 Harris Melbourne 17,000
32 NextEra Energy North Palm Beach 14,700
33 Roper Technologies Sarasota 14,155
34 Tech Data Clearwater 14,000
35 Chico’s FAS Fort Myers 13,650
36 Orange County Public Schools Orlando 13,480
37 University of South Florida Tampa 13,110
38 Tupperware Brands Orlando 13,000
39 Dycom Industries North Palm Beach 12,750
40 ADT Boca Raton 12,000
41 Raymond James Financial Saint Petersburg 11,900
42 University of Miami Miami 11,670
43 Florida State University Tallahassee 11,510
44 Florida Blue Jacksonville 11,500
45 Southern Glazer’s Tampa 11,067
46 MEDNAX Fort Lauderdale 11,015
47 Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company Inc Jacksonville 11,000
48 B/E Aerospace Wellington 10,875
49 Lincare Holdings Clearwater 10,841
50 VITAS Healthcare Miami 10,796
51 Broward County Public Schools Fort Lauderdale 10,690
52 University of Central Florida Orlando 10,670
53 Consulate Health Care Maitland 10,511
54 Baptist Health South Florida Miami 10,500
55 Masonite International Tampa 10,200
56 Sequa Tampa 10,155
57 IVAX Corp Miami 10,100
58 Hulett Environmental Services West Palm Beach 10,001
59 Saftronics Inc Fort Myers 10,001
60 ORLANDO Regional Healthcare Orlando 10,001
61 Diversified Maintenance Systems Tampa 10,000
62 Carrabbas Tampa 10,000
63 Citrix Fort Lauderdale 9,600
64 School District Of Pasco County Zephyrhills 9,289
65 Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood 9,200
66 SeaWorld Orlando 9,150
67 Ocwen Financial West Palm Beach 8,900
68 Lee Health Fort Myers 8,500
69 PMI PEO Fort Walton Beach 8,500
70 Lennar Miami 8,335
71 Brown & Brown Daytona Beach 8,297
72 Safariland Jacksonville 8,150
73 Broward Health Fort Lauderdale 8,000
74 TopBuild Daytona Beach 7,900
75 Tampa General Hospital Tampa 7,858
76 Hilton Grand Vacations Orlando 7,750
77 Platform Specialty Products West Palm Beach 7,750
78 Thrifty Rent A Car Systems Inc Estero 7,500
79 FAIRFIELD Resorts Inc Orlando 7,500
80 WellCare Health Plans Tampa 7,400
81 Florida Hospital Orlando 7,200
82 Cunningham Lindsey Tampa 7,000
83 Baptist Health Jacksonville 7,000
84 Centerra Palm Beach Gardens 7,000
85 Benihana Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 6,900
86 Vacation Village Resorts Oakland Park 6,783
87 ACS Lake Mary 6,500
88 HSN American Dreams Saint Petersburg 6,500
89 Tires Plus Total Car Care Clearwater 6,500
90 Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Tallahassee 6,430
91 Regal Springs Trading Company Miramar 6,412
92 Kaplan Fort Lauderdale 6,388
93 KEYSTONE HOLDING Miami 6,102
94 Shriners Hospitals for Children Tampa 6,100
95 Shriners International Tampa 6,100
96 OPKO Health Miami 6,041
97 Gulf Coast Health Care Pensacola 6,000
98 Spirit Airlines Miramar 5,742
99 Sensormatic Electronics Corp Boca Raton 5,700
100 Stein Mart Jacksonville 5,600

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