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 Board13,235Administration, Staff and Educators
Publix Super Markets12,500Headquarters, Distribution, Manufacturing and Super Markets
Lakeland Regional Health5,575Main Hospital and Clinic Operations
Walmart4,250E-commerce, Distribution and Retail Stores
Geico3,700Insurance Center
City of Lakeland2,800All City Operations
Winter Haven Hospital2200Main Hospital and Clinic Operations
Polk County Board of County Commissioners1,864All County Operations
Watson Clinic1,857All Clinic Operations
Polk County Sheriff’s Office1,751Administration, Staff and Deputies
Advent Health1,550Hospital Locations and Services
Legoland1,500+Legoland Florida Resort and Hotels
Mosaic1,353Manufacturing and Office Operations
Polk State College1,200Administration, Staff and Educators
Southeastern University1,072Administration, Staff and Educators
Lowe’s1,056Distribution Center
Saddle Creek Logistics1,050All Logistic Operations
GC Services1,000All Call Center Operations
Sykes950Administration and Staffing
State Farm944Operations Center
Amazon.com Fulfillment Center900+Distribution Center
Rooms to Go800Distribution Center
Stryker792Manufacturing and Distribution
Oakley Transport Inc750All Logistic Operations
Summit Consulting750Operations Center
Florida’s Natural Growers656Agricultural, Processing and Manufacturing
Advanced Auto Parts615Distribution Center
R&L Carriers, Inc.600Logistics Operation
Consulate Health Care584All Clinic Services
Florida Southern College550Administration, Staff and Educators
Coca-Cola500Manufacturing and Bottling Center
Badcock Corp500Headquarters and Distribution
W G Roe & Sons Inc500Agriculture and Shipping Operations
Southern Wine and Spirits476Distribution Center
Centerstate Bank416Headquarters and Financial Services
Lockheed Martin334Administrative and Finance Services

Updated November 1, 2019