These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Florida

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 10 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 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. Carnival Cruise Line
  5. Bloomin’ Brands
  6. Olive Garden
  7. RCL
  8. Red Lobster
  9. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US 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 1,868 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 US Inc Lake Buena Vista 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 Office Depot Boca Raton 38,000
17 Fresh Del Monte Produce Coral Gables 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 Orange County Public Schools Orlando 24,000
27 MasTec Miami 22,900
28 Tyco Integrated Security Boca Raton 20,020
29 c3connect Plantation 20,000
30 CareersUSA Boca Raton 20,000
31 Harris Melbourne 17,000
32 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami 16,161
33 Workers Temporary Staffing Tampa 15,000
34 NextEra Energy North Palm Beach 14,700
35 Roper Technologies Sarasota 14,155
36 The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orlando 14,150
37 Tech Data Clearwater 14,000
38 Orlando Health Orlando 14,000
39 Chico’s Fort Myers 13,650
40 Tupperware Brands Orlando 13,000
41 Dycom Industries North Palm Beach 12,750
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 Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company Inc 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 Consulate Health Care Maitland 10,511
54 ILG Inc South Miami 10,500
55 Broward County Public Schools Fort Lauderdale 10,350
56 University of Central Florida Orlando 10,330
57 Masonite International Tampa 10,200
58 Sequa Palm Beach Gardens 10,155
59 IVAX Corp Miami 10,100
60 Hulett Environmental Services Miami 10,001
61 Swisher International Jacksonville 10,001
62 Saftronics Inc Fort Myers 10,001
63 ORLANDO Regional Healthcare Orlando 10,001
64 Diversified Maintenance Systems Tampa 10,000
65 Playa Hotels & Resorts Sunrise 9,650
66 Citrix Fort Lauderdale 9,600
67 School District Of Pasco County Zephyrhills 9,289
68 Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood 9,200
69 SeaWorld Orlando 9,150
70 Modis Jacksonville 9,000
71 Ocwen Financial West Palm Beach 8,900
72 Florida Power & Light North 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 Brown & Brown Daytona Beach 8,297
78 TopBuild Daytona Beach 7,900
79 Tampa General Hospital Tampa 7,858
80 Platform Specialty Products West Palm Beach 7,750
81 Hilton Grand Vacations Orlando 7,750
82 Baptist Health South Florida Miami 7,690
83 FAIRFIELD Resorts Inc Orlando 7,500
84 Thrifty Rent A Car Systems Inc Estero 7,500
85 WellCare Health Plans Tampa 7,400
86 Florida Hospital Orlando 7,200
87 Baptist Health Jacksonville 7,000
88 Cunningham Lindsey Tampa 7,000
89 Benihana Aventura 6,900
90 Vacation Village Resorts Fort Lauderdale 6,783
91 HSN Saint Petersburg 6,500
92 Tires Plus Total Car Care Clearwater 6,500
93 Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Tallahassee 6,430
94 Regal Springs Tilapia Miramar 6,412
95 Kaplan Fort Lauderdale 6,388
96 University of South Florida Tampa 6,130
97 Ruth’s Chris Steak House Winter Park 6,102
98 KEYSTONE HOLDING Miami 6,102
99 Shriners Hospitals for Children Tampa 6,100
100 Shriners International Tampa 6,100

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