“I think people would be suprised by the variety of job opportunities that are available here. Whether someone prefers the service industry, working with their hands, empowering youth, or climbing up the corporate ladder, there is a place and a team for you in Muncie.” — Ben Polk (Muncie native)


For more than a century, Muncie was known as a significant hub of manufacturing, serving the home of Ball Corporation, Indiana Steel and Wire, Indiana Bridge Company, Warner Gear, Delco Remy, General Motors, Westinghouse Electric, and others.

Today, our community is grounded with a diverse economic base that includes advanced manufacturing, information technology, logistics, education, health, and financial services.


Others include Accutech, DIY Group, Hillcroft Services, Ivy Tech Community College, Lifetouch, Maxon—A Honeywell Company, Muncie Power Products, Mursix, Northwest Bank, Open Door Health Services, Westminster Village, and many more.


Our supportive community wants to help you succeed and thrive. With several opportunities, Muncie is a great place to gain professional development.

Academy for Community Leadership – A 10-week program teaching about Muncie’s history, strengths, and future aspirations. Offered by the Greater Muncie Chamber of Commerce and Ball State University.

Eastern Indiana Works – Helping those seeking employment build on their education and training, and providing support to connect with employers.

Muncie on the Move – Business networking breakfast offered by the Greater Muncie Chamber of Commerce every other month.

Muncie Young Professionals – Fostering a community of engaged, empowered, and connected young professionals.

Shafer Leadership Academy – Providing inclusive leadership development so people, organizations, and communities can reach their full potential.

Women In Business Unlimited – Providing professional development opportunities for business-focused women in East Central Indiana.


Consistent with its “maker” roots, Muncie continues to support vibrant small businesses and start-ups.

East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center – Offers one-on-one business coaching, training, and strategic planning facilitation to help ECI small businesses start, grow, and flourish. Hosted by Ball State University.

Innovation Connector – A full-service business incubator that offers resources and support to help entrepreneurs succeed.

MadJax – Includes a co-working environment, makerspace, and collaborative network of entrepreneurs, independent professionals, freelancers, and start-up businesses.

Greater Muncie Chamber of Commerce – Provides networking, professional development, events, and other services to help members excel in the Muncie-Delaware County business community.