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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Nebraska: Both Sexes

(Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)


                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates

21 to 74 years                                             870,670   $23,360      26.5     588,935   $28,909      28.9

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             6,225   $70,134      60.0       5,410   $75,020      61.2
General and Operations Managers                              5,800   $46,042      41.0       5,200   $48,295      41.1
Legislators                                                    115   $12,917      56.1          45   $27,396      59.6
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            460   $35,833      56.3         360   $35,893      52.6
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 5,635   $41,038      54.6       4,690   $45,255      55.4
Public Relations Managers                                      310   $33,750      64.0         255   $36,983      63.0
Administrative Services Managers                               590   $41,875      45.2         465   $47,831      39.8
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,975   $52,043      64.0       1,815   $53,064      63.6
Financial Managers                                           5,875   $37,672      47.8       5,070   $39,920      48.2
Human Resources Managers                                     2,725   $36,786      43.3       2,350   $39,286      44.5
Industrial Production Managers                               2,055   $44,146      31.9       1,855   $45,475      32.4
Purchasing Managers                                          1,005   $40,994      48.7         885   $41,946      50.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           1,480   $36,105      21.8       1,320   $36,953      21.2
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 7,270   $25,461      21.8       5,785   $27,497      24.3
Farmers and Ranchers                                        22,000   $16,429      15.4      16,390   $18,824      16.4
Construction Managers                                        3,980   $41,277      25.9       3,405   $44,141      25.9
Education Administrators                                     4,785   $38,317      75.6       3,140   $41,950      76.0
Engineering Managers                                           480   $58,382      58.3         430   $64,250      61.4
Food Service Managers                                        4,405   $23,439      17.2       3,300   $25,823      18.7
Funeral Directors                                              390   $41,906      36.0         320   $43,681      34.9
Gaming Managers                                                180   $27,083      22.0         130   $42,708      26.0
Lodging Managers                                             1,005   $21,183      21.7         720   $22,473      22.4
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,690   $40,818      55.6       2,275   $42,333      57.7
Natural Sciences Managers                                       40   $42,917      90.5          40   $43,333      95.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           690   $39,434      15.1         525   $41,327      17.7
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   2,180   $23,349      31.2       1,440   $29,913      34.3
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,665   $26,078      56.3       1,210   $31,710      62.8
Managers, All Other                                         11,465   $39,751      43.2       9,720   $41,748      44.7

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 105   $23,750      37.1          75   $26,875      35.6
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    500   $40,236      32.5         435   $40,859      33.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,270   $24,390      30.7         930   $30,503      33.7
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,445   $31,172      33.4       1,180   $32,217      32.5
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              2,370   $30,274      45.9       1,985   $31,137      48.9
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        675   $31,182      54.5         570   $34,375      53.9
Cost Estimators                                                605   $38,225      30.7         485   $40,595      27.4



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                5,840   $30,374      46.8       4,640   $32,364      47.8
Logisticians                                                   115   $32,313      31.6         110   $32,969      32.4
Management Analysts                                          2,455   $40,528      66.7       1,830   $43,224      69.8
Meeting and Convention Planners                                135   $22,750      51.1          95   $26,369      58.1
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,715   $27,714      31.3       1,340   $30,327      32.9
Accountants and Auditors                                    10,610   $31,635      65.8       8,140   $36,185      68.7
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        765   $32,563      37.2         650   $35,353      35.5
Budget Analysts                                                175   $37,292      45.1         155   $37,173      43.2
Credit Analysts                                                225   $24,931      61.6         205   $27,500      60.8
Financial Analysts                                             180   $36,250      72.2         115   $40,000      80.7
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,320   $40,000      68.0       1,020   $41,544      71.2
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,155   $30,561      44.5       1,045   $30,888      42.4
Financial Examiners                                            125   $58,906      92.9         125   $59,219      92.8
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 2,525   $34,079      50.8       2,140   $36,986      53.7
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  235   $27,112      46.0         215   $30,260      46.0
Tax Preparers                                                  655   $10,625      34.8         210   $26,037      55.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               330   $27,353      46.1         265   $29,427      45.7

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       3,625   $45,791      54.1       2,965   $49,182      57.1
Computer Programmers                                         5,670   $45,880      55.1       4,795   $47,360      56.2
Computer Software Engineers                                  3,255   $51,938      65.8       2,820   $53,950      65.5
Computer Support Specialists                                 2,270   $31,029      42.7       1,685   $35,847      44.4
Database Administrators                                        560   $58,359      60.6         465   $61,538      60.5
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,030   $40,891      37.5         940   $41,652      39.6
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,675   $40,546      40.7       1,410   $44,063      42.5
Actuaries                                                      270   $59,083      89.6         230   $60,000      94.4
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   495   $42,447      62.8         445   $44,152      60.0
Statisticians                                                  110   $46,083      89.2          80   $49,375      91.5
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10   $46,250     100.0          10   $46,250     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       800   $45,088      81.1         645   $47,346      83.9
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                155   $25,179      48.4         110   $26,786      46.4
Aerospace Engineers                                             60   $47,500      48.4          50   $50,455      44.2
Agricultural Engineers                                          60   $38,125      65.6          45   $40,000      78.3
Biomedical Engineers                                            15   $50,750      85.7          15   $50,750      85.7
Chemical Engineers                                             145   $49,922      85.5         115   $60,357      92.2
Civil Engineers                                              1,430   $47,931      79.8       1,270   $50,726      82.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    250   $35,147      48.8         190   $43,833      47.9
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,230   $53,176      67.9       1,070   $53,868      69.9
Environmental Engineers                                        180   $63,750      84.3         145   $55,313      84.2
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,000   $48,750      62.1         865   $49,681      61.2
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           20   $48,750     100.0          20   $48,750     100.0



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            105   $49,688      56.3          90   $51,806      52.8
Mechanical Engineers                                         1,035   $46,645      60.0         885   $48,393      60.1
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              10   $24,750     100.0          10   $24,750     100.0
Nuclear Engineers                                              100   $45,972      69.7          75   $51,389      74.3
Petroleum Engineers                                             30   $70,833      71.4          15   $75,729      70.6
Engineers, All Others                                        1,130   $51,531      61.0         960   $55,349      61.5
Drafters                                                     1,685   $29,234      14.0       1,330   $31,112      12.0
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     1,975   $32,215      11.9       1,665   $34,673      13.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              545   $30,036       0.9         450   $31,629       1.1

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               675   $32,917      78.6         545   $36,182      80.3
Biological Scientists                                          420   $33,173      93.8         325   $40,185      95.4
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          135   $40,288      85.4         120   $41,923      93.2
Medical Scientists                                             455   $26,080      99.3         355   $32,679      99.2
Astronomers and Physicists                                      35   $77,875     100.0          35   $77,875     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               155   $35,714      75.0         145   $42,708      73.1
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              600   $37,813      86.0         505   $41,108      85.1
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     365   $36,389      92.9         295   $38,529      91.2
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 590   $30,938      91.5         340   $40,451      87.7
Economists                                                      95   $38,393     100.0          90   $39,286     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      615   $35,179      51.6         530   $38,264      56.0
Psychologists                                                  905   $39,828      97.7         505   $48,580      98.6
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     70   $47,778      70.8          50   $49,444      89.6
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            195   $21,375      85.8         125   $30,694      98.4
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      400   $28,636      26.9         315   $30,907      26.2
Biological Technicians                                         125   $25,417      29.6          65   $31,953      35.8
Chemical Technicians                                           350   $26,382      21.4         265   $29,107      18.2
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            15   $41,094       0.0          10   $41,719       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                             10   $36,250      66.7          10   $36,250      66.7
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           700   $20,395      34.8         390   $25,691      38.5

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   3,780   $26,902      75.8       2,125   $29,203      75.8
Social Workers                                               3,690   $26,058      68.8       2,650   $27,902      72.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,065   $21,863      49.1       1,335   $26,085      52.4
Clergy                                                       3,095   $24,865      81.6       2,325   $27,324      83.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  320   $17,390      75.1         160   $26,542      79.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                   435   $19,306      55.8         240   $30,082      64.7

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      3,825   $59,875     100.0       3,270   $65,762     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                270   $56,964      65.8         245   $82,813      67.8
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,215   $24,938      44.3         920   $26,987      38.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,310   $21,617      44.7         770   $26,980      33.2



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       8,870   $33,147      90.8       5,890   $42,151      92.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          2,390   $10,700      44.3       1,150   $15,354      40.9
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       22,425   $28,957      96.1      17,575   $31,129      97.7
Secondary School Teachers                                    5,880   $31,267      98.2       5,070   $32,089      98.9
Special Education Teachers                                   1,035   $25,945      78.4         815   $27,217      84.1
Other Teachers and Instructors                               3,215   $12,959      49.2       1,290   $25,693      53.3
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   225   $15,417      58.6          80   $24,609      75.9
Librarians                                                   1,215   $25,859      78.1         605   $31,399      90.4
Library Technicians                                            340    $7,470      18.8          85   $19,395      35.3
Teacher Assistants                                           5,540    $8,308      20.1         805   $12,051      21.2
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 450   $32,060      69.6         300   $33,555      69.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    910   $15,357      40.1         565   $27,616      47.7
Designers                                                    3,810   $20,723      32.2       2,425   $26,736      34.7
Actors                                                          90   $10,250      48.9          15   $18,500      31.3
Producers and Directors                                        525   $28,942      65.5         440   $31,063      65.4
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 980   $17,391      52.9         360   $28,450      69.3
Dancers and Choreographers                                     125   $10,208       8.7          50   $17,143       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         630   $10,727      52.5         120   $24,583      67.8
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            90   $10,179      56.0          30   $23,036      80.6
Announcers                                                     425   $21,364      33.8         290   $26,896      28.5
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   685   $24,353      69.7         395   $35,383      79.1
Public Relations Specialists                                   960   $31,612      64.8         720   $34,878      64.5
Editors                                                        815   $26,014      69.8         540   $30,846      76.2
Technical Writers                                              310   $34,276      90.0         245   $36,801      90.9
Writers and Authors                                            820   $17,466      68.2         375   $31,121      76.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  420   $14,625      30.6         140   $23,292      39.6
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              410   $27,891      17.6         350   $28,854      19.7
Photographers                                                  710   $19,667      39.5         420   $30,000      40.5
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         70   $25,625      54.3          45   $16,944      56.5
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  250   $48,500      88.0         185   $52,500      93.5
Dentists                                                     1,035   $95,268     100.0         640   $96,151     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   660   $27,112      63.3         390   $32,091      59.8
Optometrists                                                   215   $76,786     100.0         170   $77,500     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,810   $52,191      93.3       1,125   $61,455      99.0
Physicians and Surgeons                                      3,440  $125,227      99.7       2,675  $142,952      99.9
Physician Assistants                                           475   $47,981      74.5         335   $51,571      76.5



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     45   $82,188     100.0          35  $117,500     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           16,970   $32,365      56.7      10,195   $38,665      59.3
Audiologists                                                   105   $38,173      88.7          75   $38,631      83.6
Occupational Therapists                                        385   $34,250      92.2         180   $39,643      93.8
Physical Therapists                                            875   $41,772      89.7         525   $47,326      89.4
Radiation Therapists                                            70   $39,063      45.7          45   $41,016      35.6
Recreational Therapists                                         80   $20,368      86.4          45   $22,500     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         745   $31,996      33.2         590   $33,333      33.8
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   710   $30,914      96.8         190   $35,281      97.9
Therapists, All Others                                         505   $28,949      80.5         345   $34,531      82.9
Veterinarians                                                  745   $47,130      99.7         595   $51,250      99.7
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   2,445   $27,083      67.3       1,480   $35,595      63.2
Dental Hygienists                                              545   $26,989      52.8         115   $35,800      45.7
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,680   $32,202      26.3       1,165   $36,413      27.0
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   365   $27,500      39.8         250   $29,861      40.9
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                1,960   $19,203      20.0       1,290   $21,440      17.8
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            5,205   $22,112       7.0       3,085   $25,730       6.7
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             735   $15,709      10.5         405   $20,144      11.1
Opticians, Dispensing                                          360   $17,891       7.5         240   $21,515       6.6
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             600   $21,974      30.3         390   $27,049      24.3
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  360   $33,790      67.7         260   $36,935      76.3

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 12,635   $14,906       8.3       6,150   $18,595       7.3
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     40   $26,053       0.0          35   $26,382       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        530   $13,750      28.5         250   $21,680      30.5
Massage Therapists                                             310   $11,813      31.4         135   $21,198      21.8
Dental Assistants                                            1,520   $15,946       9.1         760   $19,854       8.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 3,995   $15,801      14.1       2,155   $19,777      14.2

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     340   $31,932      28.2         315   $34,375      30.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   450   $39,868      32.3         415   $40,231      33.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           180   $55,948      29.7         175   $56,336      31.2
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             365   $29,554      29.8         325   $31,319      28.2
Fire Fighters                                                1,010   $44,727      19.7         885   $44,432      17.1
Fire Inspectors                                                100   $51,071      19.6          85   $55,833      23.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   1,555   $25,401      21.7       1,235   $26,462      20.2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          360   $46,528      62.0         335   $46,701      60.0
Fish and Game Wardens                                           60   $34,375      65.0          60   $34,375      65.0



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                        
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     20    $8,229       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           3,175   $32,560      33.4       2,870   $34,813      34.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                     10   $26,250       0.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                          45   $22,188      43.2          45   $22,188      43.2
Private Detectives and Investigators                           405   $26,023      32.8         340   $29,271      33.6
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             3,045   $17,187      11.2       1,700   $21,431      10.6
Crossing Guards                                                 80   $10,000       0.0          10   $75,417       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                185    $6,607      14.8          50   $25,000      50.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           955   $21,163      11.5         630   $23,576      13.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        3,965   $16,291      10.3       2,500   $20,971       8.6
Cooks                                                        9,970   $10,862       4.8       4,180   $15,783       5.8
Food Preparation Workers                                     3,065    $9,427       6.1         945   $16,486       9.0
Bartenders                                                   2,775   $11,158       9.5       1,160   $15,718       9.4
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,305    $9,892       3.5         520   $15,357       3.1
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  440    $5,763       1.6          65   $14,722       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       6,890    $9,115       9.1       2,020   $14,247       9.6
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    800   $10,471       3.7         260   $17,609       2.7
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      690    $8,222       1.2         195   $16,120       0.0
Dishwashers                                                  1,260    $7,823       1.9         370   $13,750       2.2
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         540    $6,076       9.1         100   $14,375      29.6
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      4   $23,125       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,255   $19,722       8.2         850   $23,006       6.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          625   $26,274      14.2         445   $30,205      11.9
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              13,140   $15,308       4.7       7,185   $20,509       4.9
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              7,200    $8,967       3.0       2,360   $14,348       3.4
Pest Control Workers                                           210   $24,219       5.3         155   $26,731       7.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  4,065   $15,552      11.4       2,000   $21,627      11.9

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              245   $21,719      13.0         195   $23,813      15.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      785   $24,736      16.7         600   $26,771      12.5
Animal Trainers                                                210   $10,986      22.3          95   $18,571      31.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      715   $13,554       9.5         380   $16,837       9.0



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 720   $17,845      10.2         435   $21,603      11.7
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   40    $9,464      15.4          20   $17,857       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      75    $4,423      23.7          20   $26,250      33.3
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      315   $11,639      12.7          85   $21,688      18.1
Funeral Service Workers                                         95    $6,136      22.9          30   $15,625       6.5
Barbers                                                        570   $21,845       6.5         420   $26,984       6.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               4,720   $14,485       9.1       2,440   $19,992       7.7
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      535   $12,538       3.2         230   $20,597       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      115    $9,500       0.0          40   $15,278       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         130    $6,750      28.5          35   $26,750      30.3
Transportation Attendants                                      255   $25,156      42.0         110   $30,268      45.5
Child Care Workers                                          11,740    $7,833      12.2       5,265   $12,700      11.8
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 1,665   $10,175      11.7         640   $16,773      12.9
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,805   $14,435      40.4         890   $22,109      43.1
Residential Advisors                                           575   $14,489      23.8         290   $19,609      34.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   140   $12,500      14.8          75   $23,750      12.3

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   19,450   $25,781      23.5      15,875   $28,826      23.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    6,740   $37,467      31.6       5,830   $40,362      33.3
Cashiers                                                    10,605   $10,541       7.2       4,020   $16,001       6.6
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      660   $12,886       4.7         305   $19,956       7.6
Parts Salespersons                                           1,195   $23,775       7.4         915   $25,954       9.4
Retail Salespersons                                         19,355   $14,830      18.4      10,065   $25,898      20.0
Advertising Sales Agents                                     1,440   $30,789      49.4       1,095   $36,071      51.6
Insurance Sales Agents                                       4,970   $31,261      40.3       3,715   $35,356      42.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,880   $32,359      61.8       1,530   $37,002      64.1
Travel Agents                                                  710   $17,850      15.0         395   $22,929      15.7
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   3,475   $32,115      33.9       2,595   $39,346      35.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           8,665   $36,602      37.9       7,250   $40,222      38.8
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   340    $4,563      19.2          60   $32,396      47.5
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         3,100   $28,389      43.2       2,070   $36,327      44.8
Sales Engineers                                                 50   $52,750      75.5          50   $52,750      75.5
Telemarketers                                                3,905   $12,163      12.1       1,575   $20,344      15.1
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,250    $8,235      16.9         375   $24,028      20.7
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,190   $26,585      39.2         750   $32,471      44.7

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              10,920   $28,356      23.6       8,945   $30,427      24.1
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             540   $15,237       8.5         295   $18,828      13.5



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            270   $19,444      14.7         190   $22,625      20.2
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    70   $23,750      15.5          50   $31,250      22.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,065   $19,301       8.9         750   $21,146       8.7
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             2,355   $20,717      12.5       1,720   $22,066      12.4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                14,495   $18,427      13.7       8,905   $21,826      12.4
Gaming Cage Workers                                             70   $15,391       0.0          20   $33,269       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               1,310   $23,457      17.6       1,025   $25,662      15.2
Procurement Clerks                                             150   $26,836      25.2         135   $27,422      27.2
Tellers                                                      3,035   $14,825      10.8       1,740   $17,385       8.8
Brokerage Clerks                                               135   $25,060      50.7         115   $25,625      53.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           80   $25,862       8.8          55   $26,121       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           320   $21,607       8.8         260   $22,370       7.0
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        730   $18,220      13.5         530   $20,108      12.3
Customer Service Representatives                            12,360   $20,862      21.4       8,475   $24,684      23.7
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  240   $32,218      57.7         200   $35,000      57.6
File Clerks                                                  2,095   $15,704      16.2       1,065   $21,172      10.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           730   $11,902       8.9         320   $19,815      14.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,460   $14,307      24.4         575   $20,248      20.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   780    $9,536      29.3         260   $20,833      48.1
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   650   $21,031      29.8         555   $21,934      32.6
New Account Clerks                                             125   $19,659      14.4          95   $21,375       9.6
Order Clerks                                                 1,170   $12,260      14.0         510   $21,496      12.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  270   $26,071      31.6         215   $27,054      34.6
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         6,270   $14,834      10.4       3,210   $18,653       8.2
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,225   $16,440      20.9         660   $21,827      16.9
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       500   $19,875      22.1         315   $21,885      21.5
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        85   $35,096      34.5          80   $35,337      36.7
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,040   $20,478      16.7         635   $28,750      11.7
Dispatchers                                                  2,255   $27,065      16.3       1,785   $30,713      18.0
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       285   $28,036       3.2         235   $30,505       3.8
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,015   $36,911      17.0         795   $38,813      18.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 2,480   $36,313      14.6       1,960   $38,123      13.3
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 860   $32,304      23.6         625   $37,196      27.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,710   $27,247      26.4       1,375   $31,436      27.0
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      3,820   $21,776       5.7       2,830   $24,308       4.7
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               6,445   $16,299       8.3       3,705   $20,917       9.2
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                745   $21,819       8.8         520   $24,881       8.8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   25,320   $18,562      15.0      15,900   $21,801      13.8
Computer Operators                                           1,755   $24,321      17.2       1,385   $27,304      18.4
Data Entry Keyers                                            4,160   $17,852      13.4       2,535   $20,875      10.7
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,235   $17,849      16.8         725   $21,996      11.6
Desktop Publishers                                              95   $24,196      16.8          90   $24,732      18.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                2,260   $22,386      19.8       1,730   $25,154      20.5



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             1,625   $17,133       6.1         920   $20,664       5.3
Office Clerks, General                                       8,515   $17,231      14.4       4,875   $21,439      14.1
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      455   $16,399       9.3         295   $19,667       5.4
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  245   $15,885      35.6         120   $23,421      41.8
Statistical Assistants                                         210   $20,136       4.3         125   $22,038       4.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,970   $22,514      29.9       2,145   $25,571      28.9

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         480   $25,208      14.4         385   $26,809      14.8
Agricultural Inspectors                                        195   $35,313      22.8         165   $36,696      24.7
Animal Breeders                                                110   $17,857      10.0          85   $18,462      13.1
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     490   $14,345       4.3         185   $25,305       4.8
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          10,675   $18,031       8.7       6,900   $21,274       9.2
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             20   $13,750       9.5           0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                             4   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                145   $17,344       4.8          70   $29,318       9.7
Logging Workers                                                135   $17,237       5.1         100   $23,438       5.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              5,560   $34,846       8.2       4,500   $36,806       8.4
Boilermakers                                                    80   $36,250       2.5          45   $36,964       4.4
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    1,025   $26,203       3.4         645   $27,961       3.2
Carpenters                                                   8,455   $24,355       6.5       5,825   $27,251       6.7
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              1,270   $25,742       3.4         890   $28,371       3.9
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      670   $21,890       0.6         350   $29,063       0.6
Contruction Laborers                                         7,165   $20,502       4.8       4,090   $24,772       5.0
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              90   $20,759       0.0          30   $28,929       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  2,910   $25,782       2.4       1,945   $26,852       1.6
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,620   $23,325       2.0       1,085   $26,583       2.7
Electricians                                                 4,470   $31,706       6.4       3,755   $34,129       6.3
Glaziers                                                       260   $29,301       0.8         205   $30,321       1.0
Insulation Workers                                             190   $25,188      12.7         120   $30,882       7.4
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       2,725   $20,706       8.6       1,480   $25,939       8.2
Paperhangers                                                   100   $13,203       5.1          25   $27,596      20.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          3,555   $30,061       5.5       2,715   $32,447       5.7
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   100   $30,114       0.0          70   $31,250       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         4   $31,875       0.0           4   $40,417       0.0
Roofers                                                      1,290   $20,097       5.4         615   $21,617       5.5
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,195   $27,327       0.4         910   $29,855       0.5
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              525   $33,347       1.3         410   $34,688       1.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   170   $17,115       1.2         110   $21,719       1.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                           505   $32,182      17.6         430   $33,537      19.5
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              105   $51,932       0.0          95   $57,778       0.0



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 140   $20,929       3.6          55   $35,125       5.3
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            105   $20,250      16.3          55   $21,750       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,435   $22,080       2.9       1,170   $23,129       2.9
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    325   $35,976       8.3         225   $41,016       8.1
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    65   $36,375      10.8          35   $24,688      20.6
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 100   $25,833       2.9          75   $27,222       4.1
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          20   $16,591       0.0           4   $21,875       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              315   $30,294       8.0         285   $31,133       8.8
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      50   $37,000      13.5          50   $36,500      14.0
Mining Machine Operators                                        70   $33,333       7.4          50   $35,000       3.8
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         4   $35,833      25.0           4   $35,833      25.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                        60   $25,833       3.4          45   $26,736       4.7

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   2,745   $37,202       8.1       2,465   $38,206       8.3
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,745   $29,217      13.1       1,390   $33,426      14.2
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,365   $36,875       7.5       1,160   $39,067       7.7
Avionics Technicians                                            65   $26,250      18.5          65   $26,250      18.5
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             255   $27,011       0.8         190   $31,898       1.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     55   $30,625       0.0          50   $32,083       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      120   $45,481       1.7         110   $45,833       1.9
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      45   $31,667      25.0          40   $32,083      26.2
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                305   $25,735      10.8         215   $27,059      15.4
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      80   $24,375       0.0          60   $30,250       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     585   $32,120       6.8         530   $34,306       4.5
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,410   $27,679       2.8       1,155   $30,526       3.4
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      160   $23,000       1.3         130   $24,125       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 7,130   $24,418       2.7       5,705   $26,611       2.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                3,430   $30,735       2.2       2,845   $31,944       2.3
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,325   $32,144       2.5       1,920   $33,935       2.2
Small Engine Mechanics                                         370   $20,938       6.2         260   $25,833       7.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    545   $19,219       3.3         330   $23,942       2.4



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     200   $32,500       0.0         160   $40,500       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   1,765   $27,913       5.4       1,470   $29,701       4.8
Home Appliance Repairers                                       380   $26,349       3.7         280   $31,324       1.4
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                3,445   $32,423       3.3       2,980   $34,333       3.1
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      3,470   $26,620       5.6       2,690   $29,686       5.9
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 155   $30,954       0.0         135   $31,349       0.0
Millwrights                                                    230   $35,179       4.4         175   $35,104       5.7
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,150   $36,778       3.5         990   $37,461       2.9
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               930   $30,434       7.3         805   $32,161       6.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   390   $25,526      12.0         280   $31,250      11.3
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    265   $24,361       3.4         195   $26,346       4.6
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  160   $26,923       4.4         125   $30,954       5.7
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               105   $20,500       1.9          75   $22,083       2.7
Riggers                                                         45   $50,438       4.4          30   $50,625       6.5
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              125   $49,844      12.1         115   $50,163      13.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          35   $15,714      13.9          25   $17,143      12.5
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          1,460   $25,943       5.6       1,085   $29,759       6.2

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          8,255   $33,158      14.0       7,190   $34,729      14.8
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 1,525   $19,625       4.9       1,080   $21,486       4.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           180   $28,031       0.0         155   $28,464       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       220   $31,410       1.8         170   $33,125       2.3
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     8,355   $21,144       3.5       5,660   $23,770       3.8
Bakers                                                       1,235   $15,022       4.6         710   $20,759       5.5
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    9,110   $20,699       2.0       6,030   $21,902       2.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        140   $26,250       8.7         105   $26,797       8.7
Food Batchmakers                                               590   $21,860       3.4         395   $24,286       2.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     105   $19,716       0.0          75   $21,750       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     235   $27,000       3.0         185   $29,231       1.1
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               100   $27,375       0.0          75   $27,500       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             65   $30,536       7.9          45   $31,429      11.4
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             95   $28,125       0.0          85   $29,219       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     830   $25,391       3.4         655   $26,641       1.5



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               125   $21,875       4.7          95   $23,333       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 460   $25,729       4.8         375   $27,014       3.2
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               115   $22,778       3.4          90   $25,000       4.5
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    15   $32,917       0.0          15   $32,917       0.0
Machinists                                                   2,970   $29,480       5.5       2,445   $30,397       6.1
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   160   $26,136       5.6         125   $28,942       7.1
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               10   $58,393      77.8          10   $58,393      77.8
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   575   $23,397       5.4         450   $24,766       4.9
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             30   $23,409       0.0          20   $24,545       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            745   $35,822       1.1         685   $36,164       1.2
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      6,355   $25,520       2.8       4,800   $27,024       2.9
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                60   $40,938       6.7          55   $41,875       7.4
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              30   $76,667       0.0          30   $76,667       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   275   $25,357       1.5         210   $27,202       1.9
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            60   $20,179       0.0          30   $26,250       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 3,530   $26,590       4.0       2,660   $29,757       3.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                535   $18,827       7.1         390   $22,957       7.7
Job Printers                                                   610   $21,628       8.9         495   $24,250       6.8
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               505   $18,024      17.4         345   $22,813      18.7
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,475   $26,380       5.1       1,110   $28,506       4.8
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,765   $12,125       5.0         935   $16,973       7.1
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              265   $15,255       0.0         150   $17,228       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                     1,175   $14,163       3.2         715   $17,747       4.0
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          80   $13,646       2.5          50   $20,167       3.8
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              10   $20,625       0.0          10   $20,625       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               510    $6,830      12.3         240   $12,917      12.6
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       10   $10,000       0.0           0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       35   $13,750       0.0          20   $23,125       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        10   $19,167      20.0           4   $20,625       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               20   $20,313       0.0          20   $20,313       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   375   $19,583       6.7         220   $20,673       8.3
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            75   $15,556       0.0          30   $18,125       0.0



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             405   $19,534       9.7         285   $21,136       8.5
Furniture Finishers                                            165   $13,295      15.2         100   $25,833      13.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           205   $19,821       2.5         135   $20,875       2.2
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                180   $21,346       6.7         140   $23,036       7.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         190   $15,526      22.1         130   $16,645      23.7
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           465   $42,375       9.6         395   $44,018      10.9
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      695   $31,970       7.2         615   $32,487       7.8
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      405   $29,083      12.0         350   $30,075      11.7
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       210   $31,111       9.5         175   $32,222       3.4
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  235   $27,022      17.4         185   $30,677      18.0
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      950   $25,045       5.6         740   $27,310       3.8
Cutting Workers                                                550   $21,265       4.2         360   $24,337       5.8
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              305   $20,455       4.6         215   $24,688       6.5
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      115   $20,417      11.2          80   $23,500       3.7
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          4,670   $25,003      12.6       3,510   $27,221      13.6
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  240   $23,590      16.1         180   $26,333      12.1
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          490   $21,667       9.0         380   $23,274       8.7
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          3,220   $20,072       1.9       2,020   $22,372       2.2
Painting Workers                                             1,350   $24,141       3.4       1,025   $26,827       2.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      460   $15,188      12.4         245   $20,785      10.2
Semiconductor Processors                                        15   $12,222       0.0           4   $20,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders              40   $18,558      14.6          30   $19,519       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         95   $21,477       0.0          60   $25,469       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            35   $31,250       0.0          20   $50,938       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           70   $18,606      20.3          65   $18,606      18.5
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      140   $22,292      12.7          90   $31,339      14.6
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           180   $24,063       0.0         140   $26,411       0.0
Tire Builders                                                   85   $22,500       0.0          75   $30,625       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     100   $18,000       3.1          35   $22,083       8.6
Production Workers, All Other                               11,625   $22,436       3.8       8,050   $25,533       3.8

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    2,000   $35,027      14.6       1,705   $37,385      13.7
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           595   $48,750      51.5         410   $49,688      45.6
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  120   $59,688      30.3         120   $59,688      30.3



TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                                             
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          NEBRASKA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                            4    $1,458      14.3           4   $38,750     100.0
Bus Drivers                                                  1,995   $11,796       7.0         615   $23,071       5.8
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      23,905   $25,795       4.4      16,345   $30,078       4.0
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     995   $13,179       7.1         490   $17,471       3.5
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              90   $12,065       6.8          35   $28,897      11.4
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,745   $56,724      10.6       1,500   $57,080      11.1
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   290   $47,222       8.2         240   $51,681       9.1
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          1,465   $57,029      12.0       1,245   $59,816      11.6
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      265   $43,239      14.6         215   $43,352      11.7
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       30   $24,583       0.0          30   $24,583       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            10   $14,375      20.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         25   $11,786       0.0          10   $25,833       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         130    $6,628      17.2          20   $22,917       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     765   $13,995       4.8         415   $19,410       4.8
Transportation Inspectors                                      400   $39,695       7.3         360   $40,106       7.5
Other Transportation Workers                                    45   $32,361      20.0          35   $35,893       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 105   $23,438       1.9          80   $26,528       2.5
Crane and Tower Operators                                      390   $31,833       1.8         335   $34,750       2.1
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              465   $26,602       0.9         285   $28,167       0.7
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       30   $36,136       0.0          30   $36,023       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       3,320   $24,006       2.6       2,560   $25,855       2.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          2,055   $15,736       3.9       1,090   $21,759       3.8
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      11,440   $20,484       4.4       7,135   $24,596       3.9
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 310   $20,109       1.9         205   $24,107       2.9
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  2,835   $15,320       2.8       1,440   $21,026       2.8
Pumping Station Operators                                      140   $31,250      10.6         105   $37,083      12.1
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     675   $20,313       1.3         480   $23,549       1.9
Shuttle Car Operators                                           10   $18,750       0.0          10   $18,750       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               50   $32,750       2.1          35   $33,750       2.8
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             380   $24,890       2.4         285   $28,140       2.5

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 03, 2010