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Miami Job Market: The Largest Employers and Top Industries

January 05, 2008 By Gus in Miami: Local News  | 9 Comments

Are you researching the Miami job market. Is finding a job somewhat confusing? We're here to help. Below are a list of the largest employers and top industries in Miami-Dade County:

Publix Super Markets 11,000
Baptist Health South Florida 10,826
University of Miami 9,874
American Airlines 9,000
Precision Response Corporation 6,000
Bellsouth Corporation - Florida 5,500
Winn-Dixie Stores 4,833
Florida Power & Light Company 3,900
Carnival Cruise Lines 3,500
Macy's Florida 3,368
Mount Sinai Medical Center 3,264
Miami Children's Hospital 2,600
Mercy Hospital 2,412
Wachovia, N.A. 2,229
Cordis 2,100
Royal Caribbean/Celebrity Cruises 2,000
Assurant Solutions 1,800
Miami Herald Publishing Co. 1,700
Bank of America 1,700
United Parcel Service 1,627
Beckman Coulter Corp. 1,600
The Home Depot 1,500
Cedars Medical Center 1,410
MasTec, Inc. 1,200
Federal Express 1,200
Boston Scientific 1,100
Miami-Dade County Public Schools 50,000
Miami-Dade County 32,000
Federal Government 20,400
Florida State Government 17,000
Jackson Health System 10,500
Miami-Dade College 6,500
City of Miami 4,034
Florida International University 3,132
V A Medical Center 2,300
City of Miami Beach 1,979
City of Hialeah 1,800
U.S. Coast Guard 1,220
U.S. Southern Command 1,200
City of Coral Gables 895
City of North Miami Beach 738
Wachovia, N.A. 2,229
Bank of America 1,700
Ocean Bank 1,000
Citigroup 920
SunTrust Bank 800
Bank United 750
Regions Bank 700
Merrill Lynch 400
Mellon United National Bank 350
Northern Trust Bank of Florida 341
AXA Advisors' South Florida 235
Bell South 5,500
MasTec, Inc. 1,200
Discovery Networks Latin America 420
Terremark Worldwide, Inc. 260
Avaya 250
MTV Networks Latin America 200
HBO Latin America 180
Adelphia Cable Communications 145
AT&T 100
Sony Broadcast Export Corp. 100
Telefonica Data USA 100
Americatel 95
American Airlines 9,000
American Sales & Management 3,500
United Parcel Services 1,627
FedEx Express 1,200
Swissport U.S.A 921
Lan Arlines 776
Arrow Cargo 523
BE Aerospace 400
AeroThrust 297
AAR Landing Gear Services 250
Continental Airlines 155
Aerospace Engineering Group 95
Cordis 2,100
Beckman Coulter 1,600
Boston Scientific 1,100
Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries 600
Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 384
Pharmed Group 280
Scheding-Plough 250
United Parcel Services 1,627
FedEx Corporation 500
Discovery Networks Latin America 420
Hewett Packard Co. 350
American Express Travel Services 300
Avaya 250
IBM Corporation 250
HBO Latin America 180
Exxon Mobil Inter-America 100

At MiamiBeach411 we get requests every week asking about the job market. That's why we made this list of places to find work online.

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Gus Moore heads up Miami Beach 411 as site administrator. You can reach him at 1-305-754-2206.

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9 Comments on

"Miami Job Market: The Largest Employers and Top Industries"

Arturo May says:

Good afternoon,

My name is Arturo May from Mexico I got a bachelor degree in international business from a well recognized institution in México.
I work at a Multinational Company in Mexico but Im looking for a job in the USA and I belive you can help me to find one. I will be at Miami for a couples of day from June 17th to June 21 so I was wondering if you could help me to get some job interviews by those dates.
Let me know if you can help me with this and if you do l please let me know how we get started.
Arturo May

Posted on 05/21/2008 at 5:13 PM

Gus says:

Hi, Arturo, welcome to MiamiBeach411. You’ll have to contact the companies directly to arrange an interview. Also, don’t forget to search the help wanted ads at Miami.Craigslist.

Good luck!

Posted on 05/21/2008 at 6:26 PM

Steve says:

how can I find the source of the employment numbers by the largest employers presented here?

Posted on 07/12/2008 at 10:14 PM

Josue says:

hello MiamiBeach411 i want to move to miami as soon as i graduate to move in with some friends can i get some help or advise on how? and also how is the job market?

Posted on 03/04/2010 at 6:10 PM


HOLA GUS, YOUR LIST OF COMPANIES create jobs, has been of great help to me.

Posted on 04/15/2010 at 2:06 PM

Basic says:

This is extremely useful especially now that there is economic downturn and people need to know what companies offer good compensation and benefits.

Posted on 05/08/2010 at 3:52 AM

SanjaEnns says:

Hello Friends…
My name is Sanja, almost 22 Years young and i am from Germany. Currently i am working in a big Factury which produce car pieces. I would love it to work in other places like miami. Becouse i want to practise my English, to get to know a new culture and the most imortant is to enjoy the wether. You feeling so much better if the wether are sunny!!! I need more information about to working in miami!!!
Where excatly i could work and which place i could spend my night. if i am arrived there, is anybody waiting for me on the airport?...and and and…
Maybe i could get some info about these excatly course how it would be.

Thank you so much
Good Regards


Posted on 06/18/2010 at 1:26 PM

Maria says:

Would it be wise to use a Recruiter in the area to assist you when looking for employment?  I will be relocating to Miami with a place to live after my daughter finishes this school year.  Also when is the best time to start looking based on when I will be in the area?

Posted on 02/24/2011 at 9:27 AM

Ann says:

Hi! I am looking for a list of companies that are relocating employees to Miami Dade County. Where can I find one? Thanks.

Posted on 12/12/2014 at 11:53 AM

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