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.

EmployerEmployeesDescription
Polk County School Board13,000Administration, Staff and Educators
Publix Super Markets8,900Headquarters, Distribution, Manufacturing and Super Markets
Lakeland Regional Health5,605Main Hospital and Clinic Locations
Walmart5,100E-commerce, Distribution, and Retail Stores
City of Lakeland2,300All City Operations
GEICO2,222Insurance Center
Polk County Board of County Commissioners2,200All County Operations
Winter Haven Hospital2,079Main Hospital and Clinic Locations
Polk County Sheriff’s Office1,955Operations Center and Public Safety
Watson Clinic1,851All Clinic Operations
Southeastern University1,557Administration, Staff and Faculty
Legoland1,500Legoland Florida Resort
Mosaic1,380Manufacturing and Office Operations
Sykes1,150Contact Center
State Farm1,000Operations Center
Amazon1,000Distribution Center
GC Services1,000Contact Center
Polk State College932Administration, Staff and Faculty
Rooms to Go900Distribution
Florida’s Natural Growers645Headquarters, Manufacturing and Production

Updated August 20, 2019