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Florida's Top Employers

Below are a list of the top employers in the following Florida cities:

As a Florida business program graduate, these companies and public organization are highly qualified candidates to offer you employment. These are all well-respected and time-honored businesses capable of offering stable employment with large salaries and great benefits for those with the capabilities to efficiently and effectively manage their organizations.

Fort Lauderdale Top Employers

Fort Lauderdale Private Sector Employers # of Employees
American Express n/a
Motorola n/a
JM Family Enterprises n/a
Nova Southeastern University n/a
Sun-Sentinel n/a
Bank of America n/a
University Hospital n/a
Holy Cross Medical Group n/a
Ed Morse Automotive Group n/a

Fort Lauderdale Public Sector Eployers # of Employees
Broward County School District n/a
Broward County Government n/a
North Broward Hospital District n/a
Memorial Healthcare System n/a
City of Fort Lauderdale n/a

*Source: Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

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Jacksonville Top Employers

Jacksonville Organizations # of Employees
Naval Air Station 19,500
Naval Station Mayport 15,293
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida   9,000
Publix Distribution Center 6,615
Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. 6,200
Baptist Health System 5,600
Citibank (Citi-Cards) 5,000
Mayo Clinic 5,000
CSX 4,400
Bank of America 4,000
St Vincent's Medical Center 3,796
Naval Air Depot 3,766
Wachovia 3,700
Shands Jacksonville Healthcare 3,500
Gate Maritime Properties, Inc 3,500
Bell South Telecommunications 3,320
UPS 3,000
Aetna, Inc 3,000
Convergys Corp 3,000
Merrill Lynch 2,500
Fidelity National Financial, Inc 2,300
Vistakon Vision Products Inc 2,249
Kelley-Clarke Inc 2,200
Washington Mutual 2,100

*Source: Jacksonville Economic Development Commission 2007

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Miami Top Employers

Miami Public Sector Employers # of Employees
Miami-Dade County Public School 54,387
Miami-Dade County 32,265
Federal Government 20,100
Florida State Government 18,900
Jackson Health System 11,700

Miami Private Sector Employers # of Employees
Baptist Health South Florida 10,300
University of Miami 9,367
American Airlines 9,000
United Parcel Service 5,000
BellSouth 4,800

Miami Manufacturing Companies # of Employees
Goodwill Industries of South Florida 1,100
STS Apparel Corp of Miami 700
Gator Industries 500
American Woolen Co. 400
Joy Athletic Corp. 400
Sun Manufacturing Corp 350

*Source: Miami Chamber of Commerce 2007

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Orlando Top Employers

Orlando Organizations # of Employees
Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) 56800
Florida Hospital (Avent Health System) 19270
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 16757
Publix Super Markets Inc. 15606
Universal Orlando 12500
Orlando Regional Healthcare System 11093
Central Florida Investments 7500
Darden Restaurants Inc. 7361
Lockheed Martin Corporation 7300
Marriott International Inc. 6312
McDonald's Corp. 5931
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. 5369
Walgreen Co. 4622
SeaWorld Orlando 4500
SunTrust Banks Inc. 4105
Cox Enterprises Inc. 3931
Sears, Roebuck and Co. 3927
Embarq (Sprint Corp.) 3900
Target Corp. 3640
Loews Corp. 3615
Siemens 3600
Burger King Corp. 3264
Cendant Corp. 3201
CVS Corp. 2900
Space Gateway Support 2886
United Parcel Service Inc. 2846
7-Eleven Corp. 2800
Northrop Grumman Corp. 2659
FedEx Corp. 2600
Lowes Cos. Inc. 2546
Rosen Hotels And Resorts 2500
Cingular Wireless LLC 2500
Wachovia Corp. 2400
Hilton Hotels Corp. 2100
Mears Transportation Group 2000
Convergys Corp. 2000
HCA Inc. (Hospitals) 1962
Boeing Co. 1961
Leesburg Regional Medical Center 1870
Bank of America Corp. 1775
Bright House Networks 1724
The Villages 1700
Southwest Airlines Co. 1656
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center 1650
Subway Restaurants 1600
Brunswick Corp. 1582
Levy Restaurants Inc. 1541
BellSouth Corp. 1515
Health Central 1500
Tempus Resorts International 1400
Home Depot Supply (Hughes Supply Inc.) 1332
Orlando Sentinel Communications 1316
Coca-Cola Bottling Company 1300
Progress Energy Inc. 1300
Orange Lake Country Club and Affiliates 1200
Hyatt Corp. 1193
Harcourt Inc. 1137
Fiserv Inc. 1100
CNL Financial Group 1078
Washington Mutual Inc. 1028
Best Buy Co. Inc. 964
HMSHost Corp. 950
Delta Air Lines Inc. 941
American Automobile Association 867
Oracle Corp. 840
Island One Resorts 819

*Source: Nexis.com June 2006, Direct Company Contact, & Orlando Sentinel Book of Lists

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St. Petersburg Top Employers

St. Petersburg Organizations # of Employees
Raymond James 5000+
All Children’s Health System 2000 to 5000
Bayfront Medical Center 2000 to 5000
City of Clearwater 2000 to 5000
City of St. Petersburg 2000 to 5000
Crum Staffing 2000 to 5000
Decision HR, Inc. 2000 to 5000
Dept. of Veterans Affairs Bay Pines VA Medical Center 2000 to 5000
Honeywell International, Inc. 2000 to 5000
Meristar 2000 to 5000
Modern Business Associates 2000 to 5000
Morton Plant Hospital 2000 to 5000
Nielsen Media Research 2000 to 5000
Board of Pinellas County 2000 to 5000
Pinellas County School Board 2000 to 5000
Pinellas County Sheriffs 2000 to 5000
United States Postal Service 2000 to 5000
Baycare Health System, Inc. 1000 to 2000
Certegy Payment Services, Inc. 1000 to 2000
Conmed Linvatec Corp. 1000 to 2000
Cox Target Media 1000 to 2000
Progress Energy Florida 1000 to 2000
Franklin Templeton Comp. 1000 to 2000
Home Shopping Network 1000 to 2000
Jabil 1000 to 2000
Mease Hospital 1000 to 2000
Pyramid Employer Services/Pyramid Human Resources 1000 to 2000
Raytheon 1000 to 2000
Select Employment Service 1000 to 2000
Special Data Processing 1000 to 2000
St. Anthony’s Hospital 1000 to 2000
Talk America 1000 to 2000
Tech Data Corp. 1000 to 2000
The Hospice of Florida 1000 to 2000
Times Publishing 1000 to 2000
Western Reserve Life Assurance 1000 to 2000
YMCA of the Suncoast 1000 to 2000

*Source: Pinellas County Economic Development

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Tallahassee Top Employers

Tallahassee Organizations # of Employees
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare 2750
Alltel Florida Inc 1000
Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center 672
Quincy Corp 575
Capital Regional Medical Center 572
Meridian Healthcare Group 500
Branch Banking & Trust Co 403
Interim Healthcare of NW 400
General Dynamics Land Systems 367
Stanadyne Automotive Corp 300
Sodexho Inc 300
Talla-Com Tallahassee Comms 300
American Homepatient Inc 300
Management Services, Florida 300
Presbyterian Retirement 300
EMBARQ 279
Printing House Inc 275
Tallahassee Democrat Inc 275
Tallahassee Primary Care 260
Michael Titze Co Inc 250
HealthSouth 225
Jimmie Crowder Excavating & Land Clearing 225
Solution 6 North America 200
Big Bend Hospice Inc 200
Ca Inc 200
Skagfield Corp 200
Coastal Property Services Inc 200
Comcast Cablevision of 200
Radiology Associates of 200
Barkley Security Agency Inc 197
Economic Research Services Inc 194
Gadsden Tomato Co 186
Sea Crest Healthcare MGT 180
Quincy Joist Co 180
Murphco of Florida Inc 180
Engelhard Corp 176
Infinity Software Development 175
Tandem Health Care Inc 160
Ashford Health Care Systems 155
Cfj Properties 153
Gray Television Inc 150
Culpepper Construction Co Inc 150
Capital City Bank 150
Apalachee Center For Human 150
Sea Crest Healthcare MGT 150
Junior League of Tallahassee 150
International Business 150
Rose Printing Co Inc 146
Alltel Florida Inc 146
Atg Technologies Inc 140
Miracle Hill Nurse 140
Associated Services & Supplies 140
Pensacola Care Inc 131
American Homepatient Inc 130
Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson 130
Post, Buckley, Schuh 127

*Source: Tallahassee Economic Development Council

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Tampa Top Employers

Tampa Organizations # of Employees
Hillsborough County School District 25,487
Verizon Communications 14,000
MacDill Air Force Base 12,000
University of South Florida 11,607
Hillsborough County Government 10,886
Tampa International Airport 7,760
James A Haley Veterans Hospital 5,900
St Joseph's Hospital 5,242
JPMorgan Chase 5,237
Verizon Information Technologies 5,000
Publix Super Markets 4,630
City of Tampa 4,500
U.S. Postal Service 3,947
Bank of America 3,754
Outback Steakhouse 3,625
TECO Energy 3,211
Tampa General Hospital 3,166
University Community Hospital 3,100
Citigroup 3,000
Hillsborough Community College 2,735
SweetBay Supermarket (formerly Kash n' Karry) 2,652
Busch Gardens 2,437
Caspers Company McDonald's Restaurants 2,416
Progressive Insurance 2,359
USF Health Sciences Center 2,217
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute 1,901
USAA Insurance 1,546
TAMPA TRIBUNE 1,530
IBM 1,500
TIME Customer Service 1,430
MEDCO Health Solutions 1,350
Brandon Regional Medical Center 1,393
PricewaterhouseCoopers 1,350
Continental Airlines Reservations Center 1,330
Stream/AOL 1,230
Coca-Cola Enterprises 1,200
HSBC 1,200
Metropolitan Life Insurance 1,176
WellCare 1,148
Kimball Electronics Group (formerly Reptron) 1,003
Home Depot (call center) 1,000
Countrywide Home Loans 920
Altadis U.S.A. (formerly Havatampa) 936
VF Imagewear 850
Syniverse Technologies (formerly TSI) 800
AETNA 700
TeleTech 700
Hilton Reservations Worldwide 650
Sypris Electronics 600
The St. Paul Traverlers Companies 600
Humana 586
Delta Air Lines Reservations Center 546
American Express Travel Related Services 500
Computer Associates 487
University of Tampa 466
Concentra 450
Ford Motor Credit Company 430
HealthPlan Services, Inc. 425
New York Life/AARP 400
T. Rowe Price 400
GTE Federal Credit Union 400
CAE USA 381
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation 350
Bausch & Lomb 350
First Health 314
Asset Acceptance 311
United Healthcare 300
Walter Industries 300
Blue Marble Lending 275
Business Financial Solutions 250
CIGNA Healthcare 250
Hapag-Lloyd (former CP Ships) 250
Leslie Controls 250
Liberty Mutual 200
Wachovia Insurance Services 150

*Source: Tampa Chamber of Commerce 2007

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