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 13,000 Administration, Staff and Educators
Publix Super Markets 11,721 Headquarters, Distribution, Manufacturing and Super Markets
Lakeland Regional Health 5,605 Main Hospital and Clinic Locations
Walmart 5,100 E-commerce, Distribution, and Retail Stores
City of Lakeland 2,300 All City Operations
GEICO 2,222 Insurance Center
Polk County Board of County Commissioners 2,200 All County Operations
Winter Haven Hospital 2,079 Main Hospital and Clinic Locations
Polk County Sheriff’s Office 1,955 Operations Center and Public Safety
Watson Clinic 1,851 All Clinic Operations
Southeastern University 1,557 Administration, Staff and Faculty
Legoland 1,500 Legoland Florida Resort
Mosaic 1,380 Manufacturing and Office Operations
Sykes 1,150 Contact Center
State Farm 1,000 Operations Center
Amazon 1,000 Distribution Center
GC Services 1,000 Contact Center
Polk State College 932 Administration, Staff and Faculty
Rooms to Go 900 Distribution
Florida’s Natural Growers 645 Headquarters, Manufacturing and Production

Updated April 23, 2018