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Major Employers in Knox County Indiana

Companies located in Knox County maximize profits and minimize costs by taking advantage of the area's excellent operating environment. They benefit not only from the region's central location, but also from the skilled workforce, low utility rates, and low costs of doing business.

Company City/Town Employees Annual Payroll Annual Benefits Total Salary and Benefits Line of Business Union Affiliation
Good Samaritan Vincennes 1,938 $104,989,762 $28,744,225 $133,733,987 Hospital None
Vincennes University Vincennes 1,299 $47,127,364 $14,403,169 $61,530,533 University/College  
Futaba Indiana of America Vincennes 786 $28,951,000 $6,105,000 $35,056,000 Manufacturing - Auto None
Sunrise Coal Oaktown 642 $48,100,000 $22,500,000 $70,600,000 Coal Mining None
KCARC Vincennes 475 $12,000,000 $4,300,000 $16,300,000 Manufacturing - textile/foods None
Farbest Foods Vincennes 425 $9,689,000 $3,800,000 $13,489,000 Turkey Processing UFCW 227
Vincennes Community School Corporation Vincennes 373 $12,435,282 $2,856,503 $15,291,785 Elementary and secondary school VEA for Teachers
Bestway Express, Inc. Vincennes 300 $12,500,000 $3,800,000 $16,300,000 Trucking/Freight None
Walmart Supercenter Vincennes 280 $6,250,000 $625,000 $6,875,000 Retail - Department stores None
SCHOTT Gemtron Vincennes 275 $17,078,000 $6,095,000 $23,173,000 Manufacturing - Glass International Planters and Allied Trades
City of Vincennes Vincennes 274 $6,176,871 $1,329,952 $7,506,823 Government - Local None
Knox County Government Vincennes 270 $3,480,000 $2,760,000 $6,240,000 Government - Local None
Pioneer Oil Company & Franklin Well Services Vincennes 235 $19,000,000   $19,000,000 Oil and gas exploration and servicing None
Niehaus Companies Vincennes 230 $8,918,662 Not Available $8,918,662 Building, retail, manufacturing  
Duke Energy & IGCC Power Station Edwardsport 226 $17,564,975 Not available $17,564,975 Electric Company IBEW
South Knox School Corporation Monroe City 178 $5,221,350 $2,372,623 $7,593,973 Elementary and secondary school No dues collected
Southwest Indiana Youth Village Vincennes 175 $5,750,000 $1,200,000 $6,950,000 Correctional facility None
JayC Food Stores (Kroger Co.) Vincennes 174     $- Retail - Grocery strore  
North Knox School Corporation Bicknell 145 $5,527,341 $2,670,587 $8,197,928 Elementary and secondary school NK Teachers Association
The AME Group Vincennes 140 $7,500,000 $1,974,000 $9,474,000 Information technology - Service None
Lowes Home Improvement Center Vincennes 130 $2,900,000 $1,000,000 $3,900,000 Retail - Department stores  
Lewis Brothers Bakeries, Inc. Vincennes 125 $1,700,000 $- $1,700,000 Food processing  
Excell USA, Inc. Vincennes 89 $3,500,000   $3,500,000 Manufacturing - Auto  
Packaging Corporation of America Vincennes 76 $3,666,000 $1,737,000 $5,403,000 Manufacturing - Corrugated boxes AFL-CIO, CLC
Wabash Steel Vincennes 72 $4,030,000 Not Available $4,030,000 Manufacturing - Steel Ironworkers 518
Scepter, Inc. Bicknell 68 $2,325,359 $1,248,792 $3,574,151 Manufacturing - Aluminum United Steelworkers
Sure Clean, Inc. Vincennes 49 $1,871,000 $148,774 $2,019,774 Construction - restoration None
Kemper CPA Group Vincennes 35 $1,900,000 $307,000 $2,207,000 Accounting and auditing services  
Regal Construction Vincennes 30 $1,000,000   $1,000,000 Manufacturing - Construction  
Hermetic Coil & Illinois Precision Bicknell 28 $950,000 $220,000 $1,170,000 Manufacturing - plastic molding  
JFS Milling Bruceville 25 $761,000 $300,000 $1,061,000 Turkey Feed Mill  
Indiana Department of Transportation Vincennes         Government - State  
Sodexo, Inc. & Affiliates Vincennes         Food service  
Effective date: 01/11/2017   9,567 $402,862,966 $110,497,625 $513,360,591