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
Publix Super Markets13,701Headquarters, Distribution, Manufacturing and Super Markets
Polk County School Board13,363Administration, Staff and Educators
Lakeland Regional Health5,888Main Hospital and Clinic Operations
Walmart5,523E-commerce, Distribution and Retail Stores
Amazon.com5,000Prime Air & Fulfillment
Geico3,700Insurance Center
City of Lakeland2,800All City Operations
BayCare2,614Main Hospital and Clinic Operations
Advent Health2,466Hospital Locations and Services
Polk County Board of County Commissioners2,134All County Operations
Watson Clinic1,857All Clinic Operations
Polk County Sheriff’s Office1,774Administration, Staff and Deputies
Legoland1,500+Legoland Florida Resort and Hotels
Mosaic1,450Manufacturing and Office Operations
GC Services1,450All Call Center Operations
Polk State College1,200Administration, Staff and Educators
Southeastern University1,072Administration, Staff and Educators
Saddle Creek Logistics1,042Headquarters, 3PL and Distribution
Carpenter Contractors of America1,012Home Product Manufacturing
Lowe’s984Distribution Center
State Farm944Operation Center
Rooms to Go827Distribution Center
Oakley Transport Inc.823All Logistic Operations
Sykes792Administration and Staffing
Stryker792Manufacturing and Distribution
Summit Consulting750Operations Center
Florida’s Natural Growers656Agricultural, Processing and Manufacturing
Advanced Auto Parts615Distribution Center
Consulate Health Care584All Clinic Services
Florida Southern College550Administration, Staff and Educators
CenterState Bank533Headquarters and Financial Services
Coca-Cola500Manufacturing and Bottling Center
Badcock Corp500Headquarters and Distribution
W G Roe & Sons Inc500Agriculture and Shipping Operations
Southern Wine and Spirits476Distribution Center
UPS453Distribution and Logistics
Well Dyne Rx LLC426Southeast Headquarters, Pharmaceuticals
Lockheed Martin334Administrative and Finance Services
Marriott Vacation330Resort Back Office

Updated January 19, 2021