• Barry Alpert
    Senior VP of Investments, Raymond James
  • Peter Marmerstein
    President, HCA West Florida
 

Major Employers

 

Tampa Bay is home to a diverse set of industries and employers. In 2014, there were over 50 companies employing over 1,000 people in the region. Tampa Bay is home to large company headquarters such as Publix, Raymond James Financial, Jabil, and Tech Data. Below is a list of the largest private employers in Tampa Bay.

 

 

Company County NAICS Local Employees
Baycare Health System, Inc Regional 56 Hospitals 22,900
Publix Super Markets-Retail Stores Regional 44 Retail Trade 13,000
Home Shopping Network Pinellas 51 Information 10,550
University of South Florida Hillsborough 61 Educational Services 9,000
Tech Data Corp Pinellas 42 Wholesale Trade 6,900
WellCare Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 6,700
Tampa General Hospital Hillsborough Health Care and Social Assistance 6,400
Verizon Hillsborough 51 Information 6,000
JP Morgan Chase Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 5,100
Citi Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 4,300
Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Hillsborough 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 4,200
Busch Gardens Hillsborough 71 Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,000
MacDill Air Force Base (Civilian Personnel Only) Hillsborough 92 Public Administration 4,000
Raymond James Financial  Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 4,000
Florida Hospital Hillsborough 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 3,300
Caspers Company Hillsborough 72 Accommodation and Food Services 3,200
Beall's Manatee 31 Manufacturing 3,199
Progressive Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 3,000
Gerdau Ameristeel US, Inc. Hillsborough 33 Manufacturing 2,600
HCA Healthcare Pasco 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 2,600
Humana Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 2,600
Wells Fargo Multiple 52 Finance and Insurance 2,453
USAA Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 2,400
GEICO Polk 52 Finance and Insurance 2,300
Publix Super Markets-Corporate HQ Polk 44 Retail Trade 2,200
Bright House Networks Pinellas 51 Information 2,000
Coca-Cola Refreshments Hillsborough 56 Administrative and Support 2,000
PwC LLP Hillsborough 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 1,900
Fidelity Information Services Pinellas 51 Information 1,800
Nielsen Media Research Pinellas 51 Information 1,800
Jabil Circuit Inc. Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 1,600
MetLife Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 1,600
Honeywell Aerospace Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 1,500
Manatee Memorial Hospital Manatee 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 1,400
One Touch Direct Hillsborough 56 Administrative and Support 1,400
PGT Industries Sarasota 33 Manufacturing 1,400
Kforce Hillsborough 56 Administrative and Support 1,200
SunTrust Bank Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 1,200
Tropicana-Regional HQ Manatee 31 Manufacturing 1,200
Venice Regional Medical Center Sarasota 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 1,200
Blake Medical Center Manatee 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 1,100
Hilton Hotel Reservations Hillsborough 56 Administrative and Support 1,100
Bisk Education Hillsborough 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 1,000
Ceridian Benefits Services  Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 1,000
Conmed Linvatec Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 1,000
Cox Target Media Inc Pinellas 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 1,000
GC Services Polk 56 Administrative and Support 1,000
HSBC Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 1,000
IBM Hillsborough 51 Information 1,000
Macy's Credit Operations, Inc. Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 1,000
Progress Energy Florida, Inc. Pinellas 22 Utilities 1,000
ThinkDirect Marketing Group Pinellas 56 Administrative and Support 1,000
Franklin Templeton Investments Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 900
PSCU Financial Services, Inc. Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 900
Regions Bank Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 900
Syniverse Hillsborough 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 900
Transamerica Life Insurance Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 900
Bloomin' Brands Hillsborough 72 Accommodation and Food Services 800
Lockheed Martin Corp Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 800
New York Life-AARP Operations Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 800
PMSI Hillsborough 56 Administrative and Support 800
Raytheon Corporation Pinellas 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 800
Rooms to Go Hillsborough 44 Retail Trade 800
Sykes Multiple 56 Administrative and Support 800
The Mosiac Company Hillsborough 21 Mining, Quarrying and Oil and Gas Extraction 800
Time Customer Service, Inc. Hillsborough 56 Administrative and Support 800
Baxter Healthcare Manufacturing Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 700
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Hillsborough 52 Finance and Insurance 700
FCCI Insurance Group Sarasota 52 Finance and Insurance 700
HealthPlan Holdings Hillsborough 56 Administrative and Support 700
Mortgage Investors Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 700
Publix Super Markets-IT Center Polk 51 Information 700
Sun Hydraulics Corporation Sarasota 33 Manufacturing 700
Bic Graphic USA Pinellas 32 Manufacturing 600
CCS Medical (& DEGC Enterprises) Pinellas 45 Retail Trade 600
Compulink Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 600
IMG Academy Manatee 71 Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 600
Saddlebrook Resort Pasco 71 Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 600
SCC Soft Computer Inc Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 600
Tervis Tumbler Sarasota 32 Manufacturing 600
Times Publishing/Tampa Bay Times Pinellas 51 Information 600
Allstate Insurance Company Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 500
America II Corporation Pinellas 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 500
CAE USA Military Simulation & Training Hillsborough 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 500
Catalent Pharma Solutions  Pinellas 42 Wholesale Trade 500
Catalina Marketing Corporation Pinellas 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 500
CF Industries Hillsborough 33 Manufacturing 500
ConnectWise Hillsborough 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 500
Hit Promotional Products Pinellas 31 Manufacturing 500
Johnson Controls Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 500
Medquist Transcriptions Pinellas 56 Administrative and Support 500
Mercury Group Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 500
Pall Aerospace Corporation Pasco 33 Manufacturing 500
PODs Enterprises  Pinellas 49 Transportation and Warehousing 500
Summit Consulting Polk 52 Finance and Insurance 500
Transitions Optical Inc. Pinellas 33 Manufacturing 500
United Healthcare  Pinellas 52 Finance and Insurance 500
UPS Pinellas 49 Transportation and Warehousing 500
       
*Only includes hospitals and universities with 1,000+ employees, no retail unless corporate HQ is local, all employee counts rounded to nearest 100.
 Last Updated 4/21/2015