skilled workers are within a 30-60 minute commute to Pike County.


of Pike County residents have earned an associate’s degree or higher.

Ready Workforce

Our workers are ready for new jobs and industry to come to our area so they can once again enjoy higher wages closer to home. With our Southwest Indiana Megasite, Opportunity Zone and fantastic tax incentives, Pike County is the place to locate your business.

Elmer Buchta Technology Center

The Elmer Buchta Technology Center, located in Petersburg, is a state-of-the-art facility for businesses and individuals looking to make their mark in Pike County.

If you are an employer looking for employees, Buchta Tech can work with you to build the training tools and the talent pipeline you need.

If you are an individual ready to invest in yourself, Buchta Tech can help match you with the best training program to fit your skills.

Major Employers in Pike County

You’re in good company in Pike County. With employers like Indy Power & Light and White Stallion leading the ranks in terms of employees, there’s plenty of room for growth.

Check out the table below for more a more in-depth look at the top employers in Pike County.

CompanyLocationNumber of Employees
Indianapolis Power and LightPetersburg360
White StallionPetersburg250
Elmer Buchta Trucking IncOtwell167
Pike County School CorporationPetersburg134
Golden Living CenterPetersburg76
Trilogy Health ServicePetersburg72
Pike County Area Rehab CenterPetersburg70
Onyett's FabricatorsPetersburg67
Four Star FabricatorsPetersburg50
Sisson Steel CorporationWinslow30
Stella Jones Corp.Winslow19


Median family income in 2021 (ACS)$75,322
Median Household income in 2021 (ACS)$57,283
Average wage per job in 2022 (BLS)$52,300
Wage Growth since 2001 (BLS)65.9%
Source: US Census Bureau, ACS 5 Year Estimates & Bureau of Labor Statistics
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