Top Employers Providing Tampa Bay Jobs

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Where are most Tampanians working?

Companies in the professional and business services industry are the top employers providing Tampa Bay jobs.  As of July this year, a total of 207,400 employees are working in this industry.

Here are the top industries and top companies based on number of employees as of July 2014, based on data from the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. and the Tampa Bay Partnership*:

1.  PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS SERVICES      207,400 employees

Top Employer No. of Employees
PricewaterhouseCoopers 2,200
Nielsen Media Research 1,800
Sykes Enterprises 1,200
Time Customer Service 1,200
K-Force 1,100
Cox Target Media 1,000
Macy’s Credit and Customer Services 1,000
ThinkDirect Marketing Group/Inuvo 1,000

2.   EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES    185,800 employees

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BayCare Health System 19,600
HCA West Florida 13,150
Tampa General Hospital 6,600
Florida Hospital 5,100
Moffitt Cancer Center 4,300
All Children’s Hospital 2,900
Humana 2,400
Bayfront Medical Center 2,000
Florida Medical Clinic 1,000
Hernando Healthcare 1,000

3.   RETAIL TRADE    150,000 employees

Publix Super Market 13,800
Wal-Mart 5,800
Sweetbay Supermarkets 2,800
Home Shopping Network 2,800
Coca-Cola Refreshments 1,600

4.   GOVERNMENT     141,700 employees

Hillsborough County School District 26,000
University of South Florida 17,732
Pinellas County School District 16,266
MacDill Air Force Base 14,500
Pasco County School District 9,278
Hillsborough County Government 4,906
City of St. Petersburg 3,628
Pasco County Government 2,000
Hillsborough Community College 1,762
St. Petersburg College 1,731

*No. of Employees sourced from their websites and news items

5.  LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY    134,700 employees

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Busch Gardens 3,800
Bloomin’ Brands 1,000
Casper’s Company 2,500

6.   FINANCE AND INSURANCE    76,600 employees

Citi 4,000
Raymond James Financial 2,800
Progressive Insurance 2,000
USAA 2,000
JPMorgan Chase 1,900
FIS Management Services 1,800
MetLife 1,500
Franklin Templeton Investments 1,000
SunTrust Banks 1,000
Ceridian Benefit Services 1,000

7.   MANUFACTURING     61,100 employees

Mosaic Fertilizer 2,000
Jabil Circuit 1,600
Honeywell Aerospace 1,500

8.   CONSTRUCTION     58,400 employees

9.   WHOLESALE TRADE     50,000 employees

Tech Data 1,500

10. TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING AND UTILITIES 27,500

TECO Energy 2,300
Duke Energy Florida 1,000

11.   INFORMATION     25,900 employees

Verizon 9,950
Bright House Networks 2,000
IBM 1,000

12.    REAL ESTATE, RENTAL, LEASING      24,300 employees

* Employee data for major companies above is as of 2013.

 

NEW JOBS CREATED OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS,  up to Sep 2014

Over the 12-month period from October 2013 to September 2014, the following companies created new jobs in the Tampa Bay area:

Companies No. Capital
of Jobs Investment
USAA 1,215 $164.3 M
Amazon 1,078 $204.1 M
Quest Diagnostics 350 $9.3 M
C&S Wholesale Grocers 300 $25 M
Tribridge 200 $1.765 M
Project12-231 185 $0.45 M
Toufayan Bakeries 180 $27.4 M
James Hardie 130 $80 M
Sunshine Health 130 $0.825 M
ConnectWise 112 $1.28 M
LabTech Software 100 $0.644 M
Laser Spine Institute 100 $56 M
White & Case 100 $1 M
American Construction Metals 60 $2 M
Tampa Bay Brewing Co. 60 $5 M
Acoustiblok 50 $1.75 M
FirstSource Solutions 45 $0.123 M
Sunshine State Dairy Farms 35 $0.772 M
Green Wizard Tire Recyclers 25 $2 M
Dart Container 24 $14 M
Peak 10 $11M
hd1py 7 $0.7 M
Florida Silica Sands 6 $4.9 M

 

MAJOR TAMPA BAY EMPLOYERS THAT EXPANDED over the 5-Year Period from 2010 to 2014

1. AMAZON

The world’s biggest online retailer, AMAZON, opened at South Shore Corporate Park in Ruskin, creating more than 1,000 new jobs.

2. BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB

Bristol-Myers Squibb, one of the biggest biopharmaceutical companies in the world, built its North America Capability Center near the Tampa International Airport, creating highly-skilled jobs totalling 579 by 2017.

3. DEPOSITORY TRUST & CLEARING CORP. (DTCC)

The DTCC expanded its only Florida campus, located in New Tampa, that will increase its total number of Tampa-based employees from 300 to 850 by 2015.

4. HEALTHPLAN SERVICES (HPS)

HPS’s facility expansion will create new jobs for more than 1,000 employees by 2018 to add to its current Tampa workforce of more than 650.

5. JAMES HARDIE

James Hardie’s expansion will create more than 100 new jobs by 2015. Its Plant City facility currently employs more than 100 people.

6. MORGAN STANLEY

This global financial services firm, which currently employs 70 professionals, will create 110 jobs at its new facility in Templace Terrace.

7. TRIBRIDGE

This fast-growing technology services firm, currently employing more than 240 in the Tampa Bay area, will add 200 new information technology jobs by 2016.

8. UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA)

USAA, which currently employs more than 2,500 in the Tampa Bay area,
will create 1,251 new jobs by 2019. Its planned facility will be the biggest build-to-suit development in Hillsborough County since 2001.

SPECIAL JOB CREATORS:  PORT TAMPA BAY and TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT has 547 direct employees, in addition to nearly 7,000 employees working for businesses located at the airport.

PORT TAMPA BAY has created 73,478 cargo jobs,  3,119 shipbuilding and repair yard jobs, and 1,981 cruise line jobs, leading to an overall total of 80,216 jobs.

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