Volusia County's business community, which has birthed some of the most recognized brands in sports, watercraft, personal care, medical equipment and insurance is thriving. Entrepreneurs and growing companies continue to invest locally because of the outstanding quality of life, competitive costs, growing market opportunity and capable workforce.

Private Employer Establishments by Super Sector

Chart showing breakdown of private employer establishments

Establishments by Number of Employees

Piet chart showing breakdown of private employers by number of employees

Top Private Sector Employers

Rank Employer Sector Employees
1 AdventHealth System Health Care 6,448
2 Halifax Hospital System Health Care 4,000
3 Publix Supermarkets, Inc. Retail Trade 3,795
4 Walmart Associates, Inc. Retail Trade 3,248
5 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Education 1,628
6 Amazon Logistics 1,500
7 Florida Healthcare Plans Health Care 1,377
8 Brunswick Corporation Manufacturing 1,231
9 Stetson University Education 1,039
10 Winn Dixie Super Markets Retail Trade 911

Source: Direct company contact. Figures as of 9/30/21 

Top Public Sector Employers

Rank Employer Sector Employees
1 Volusia County Schools Education 7,997
2 State of Florida Public Administration 2,743
3 County of Volusia Public Administration 2,329
4 Daytona State College Education 1,383
5 City of Daytona Beach Public Administration 937
6 United States Postal Service Transportation and Warehousing 715
7 Volusia County Sheriff's Office Public Safety 774
8 City of New Smyrna Beach Public Administration 467
9 City of Port Orange Public Administration 457
10 City of DeLand Public Administration 421

Source: Direct company contact. Figures as of 9/30/21

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