Top Employers in Polk County

With over 2,000 square miles of diverse landscape, Polk County is a prime location for businesses in manufacturing, logistics, distribution, research & technology, medical services, agriculture, business services and others to call home.

Employer Employees Description
Polk County School Board 12,200 Administration, Staff and Faculty
Publix Super Markets 8,200 Headquarters, Distribution, Manufacturing and Super Markets
Walmart 5,100 E-commerce, Distribution, and Retail Stores
Lakeland Regional Health 5,000 Main Hospital and Clinic Locations
Geico 2,800 Contact Center
Winter Haven Hospital 2,500 Main Hospital and Clinic Locations
City of Lakeland 2,359 All City Operations
Mosaic 1,950 Manufacturing and Office Operations
Polk County Sheriff’s Office 1,805 Operations Center and Public Safety
State Farm 1,800 Operations Center
Polk County Board of County Commissioners 1,780 All County Operations
Watson Clinic 1,600 All Clinic Operations
Legoland 1,500 Legoland Florida Resort
Sykes 1,150 Contact Center
Amazon 1,000 Distribution Center
Florida’s Natural Growers 1,000 Headquarters, Manufacturing and Production
GC Services 1,000 Contact Center
Polk State College 932 Administration, Staff and Faculty
Southeastern University 931 Administration, Staff and Faculty
Rooms to Go 900 Distribution