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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Nebraska: Females

(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                                             413,725   $18,628      27.0     242,290   $24,314      30.0

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             1,125   $41,036      47.7         910   $48,784      46.9
General and Operations Managers                              1,260   $32,413      36.2         970   $35,980      37.6
Legislators                                                     20   $13,750      45.5           4   $10,000     100.0
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            300   $32,102      47.2         240   $33,214      44.2
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 2,495   $30,621      48.3       1,885   $32,728      48.6
Public Relations Managers                                      220   $31,574      70.2         160   $34,432      70.8
Administrative Services Managers                               240   $32,277      42.3         170   $35,625      38.6
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      680   $44,628      64.1         605   $46,469      62.5
Financial Managers                                           3,200   $30,140      30.8       2,665   $31,494      29.6
Human Resources Managers                                     1,490   $31,261      43.0       1,225   $33,372      44.5
Industrial Production Managers                                 415   $32,470      31.1         355   $37,037      33.9
Purchasing Managers                                            315   $31,976      34.5         275   $34,034      34.4
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             310   $26,923      24.4         260   $30,347      20.8
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   740   $16,742      16.0         480   $22,875      16.3
Farmers and Ranchers                                         2,085    $6,120      16.0       1,210    $6,352      14.1
Construction Managers                                          220   $30,132      32.6         150   $33,571      32.7
Education Administrators                                     2,670   $29,602      64.7       1,635   $32,257      64.7
Engineering Managers                                            10   $45,833      75.0          10   $45,833      75.0
Food Service Managers                                        2,430   $19,983      15.0       1,640   $22,297      16.1
Funeral Directors                                               15   $41,250      20.0          15   $41,250      20.0
Gaming Managers                                                 40   $43,125       2.4          35   $65,069       2.9
Lodging Managers                                               505   $19,484      23.4         345   $21,948      23.3
Medical and Health Services Managers                         1,850   $37,170      49.1       1,565   $39,745      51.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                       15   $82,000      75.0          15   $82,500      85.7
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           445   $34,938      11.0         295   $40,536      13.6
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,180   $20,349      19.6         700   $26,841      18.3
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,240   $23,106      51.9         845   $30,721      57.9
Managers, All Other                                          3,925   $30,847      37.1       3,100   $33,875      38.6

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  90   $19,306      35.2          65   $26,528      29.7
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     70   $22,375      27.1          70   $22,500      27.9
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              690   $17,377      30.6         420   $23,864      35.2
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                755   $28,043      30.1         615   $30,000      26.1
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,550   $28,052      30.2       1,270   $29,035      32.9
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        320   $26,216      48.1         285   $26,774      46.7
Cost Estimators                                                 45   $20,795      31.9          35   $22,159      28.6



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                                4,065   $28,374      44.9       3,170   $30,991      45.2
Logisticians                                                    30   $30,833      23.3          30   $31,111      25.0
Management Analysts                                          1,140   $32,315      57.4         815   $39,191      61.4
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 90   $25,781      50.0          50   $28,542      56.9
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,155   $25,520      27.9         895   $28,310      28.8
Accountants and Auditors                                     6,255   $26,280      54.4       4,415   $30,111      56.4
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        315   $25,238      18.8         275   $27,024      13.8
Budget Analysts                                                 85   $36,176      25.6          75   $35,368      14.7
Credit Analysts                                                125   $23,073      35.0         105   $24,115      28.2
Financial Analysts                                              45   $35,313      68.2          30   $37,500      76.7
Personal Financial Advisors                                    350   $22,476      43.3         260   $28,088      50.0
Insurance Underwriters                                         780   $28,427      31.0         710   $28,525      29.8
Financial Examiners                                             30   $46,667      82.1          25   $47,500      80.8
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,190   $26,574      28.0         955   $27,412      28.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  145   $25,991      30.1         140   $26,164      30.9
Tax Preparers                                                  425   $11,653      30.3         125   $23,958      48.4
Financial Specialists, All Other                               205   $24,398      40.1         180   $26,176      39.9

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       1,140   $38,075      56.1         900   $40,737      58.2
Computer Programmers                                         1,530   $38,600      48.4       1,215   $41,111      50.6
Computer Software Engineers                                    795   $43,469      64.6         610   $45,625      63.0
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,020   $28,556      35.6         690   $31,789      32.3
Database Administrators                                        165   $35,625      71.5         135   $43,750      64.9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    300   $38,750      26.5         260   $40,139      24.8
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                355   $27,344      46.5         260   $42,159      50.6
Actuaries                                                       65   $51,563      75.4          45   $53,594      97.8
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   200   $50,096      61.2         190   $50,962      63.0
Statisticians                                                   40   $32,031      82.1          30   $45,250      93.1
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   0         .        .            0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                        65   $20,000      96.9          40   $36,979      94.9
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                 40   $25,132       0.0          25   $26,184       0.0
Aerospace Engineers                                             15   $17,500      92.9           4   $26,042      85.7
Agricultural Engineers                                           4   $23,750     100.0           0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Chemical Engineers                                              25   $40,000     100.0          15   $45,469     100.0
Civil Engineers                                                110   $32,000      81.3          90   $39,375      78.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     95   $16,250      53.2          45   $35,139      65.1
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                             85   $45,139      79.1          60   $45,903      70.5
Environmental Engineers                                         15   $35,625     100.0          15   $35,625     100.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              135   $34,044      59.3         115   $38,000      54.4
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                            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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Mechanical Engineers                                            35   $42,321      63.6          35   $42,321      63.6
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               4   $23,750     100.0           4   $23,750     100.0
Nuclear Engineers                                               15   $20,625      47.1          10   $21,667      75.0
Petroleum Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Engineers, All Others                                           85   $46,625      61.4          85   $46,625      61.4
Drafters                                                       335   $23,682      24.0         250   $26,357      20.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                       325   $25,417      13.0         250   $29,583      13.2
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                               45   $25,833       0.0          30   $26,042       0.0

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               110   $24,219      78.4          70   $33,958      73.9
Biological Scientists                                          145   $31,300      86.8         110   $32,400      87.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                           45   $17,361      73.3          30   $27,143     100.0
Medical Scientists                                             180   $25,547     100.0         155   $27,422     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                15   $30,278      43.8          15   $30,278      43.8
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              175   $28,438      87.0         115   $29,063      87.9
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                      95   $25,000      94.7          65   $31,250      92.1
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 230   $31,750      89.6         135   $39,750      83.7
Economists                                                      30   $32,500     100.0          25   $33,750     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      360   $31,821      47.6         305   $34,063      52.5
Psychologists                                                  640   $36,098      97.8         280   $43,681     100.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     20   $43,500     100.0          10   $50,357     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            110   $17,250      80.7          50   $25,625     100.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      155   $30,286      28.2         140   $30,929      31.9
Biological Technicians                                          85   $16,667      29.8          30   $31,016      38.7
Chemical Technicians                                           115   $23,264      34.2          80   $25,735      34.1
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            10   $41,250       0.0          10   $41,250       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           340   $16,360      35.4         155   $20,750      41.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   2,730   $26,296      77.5       1,470   $28,423      74.8
Social Workers                                               2,970   $25,345      67.9       2,090   $27,035      71.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,420   $20,393      47.0         845   $25,077      47.3
Clergy                                                         535   $22,407      68.8         365   $25,391      72.7
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  250   $15,833      71.2         100   $25,900      74.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                   265   $15,380      50.6         120   $22,976      58.3

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                        890   $40,574     100.0         690   $45,673     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                 90   $30,893      31.1          70   $30,179      26.4
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,135   $25,154      40.8         890   $26,871      36.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            870   $22,559      33.4         600   $25,426      29.2



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                       4,050   $24,171      90.7       2,370   $36,597      91.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          2,365   $10,710      44.5       1,135   $15,398      40.9
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       17,780   $27,416      95.4      13,580   $30,447      97.3
Secondary School Teachers                                    3,260   $29,824      97.3       2,645   $30,943      98.4
Special Education Teachers                                   1,005   $25,836      78.2         790   $27,050      83.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                               2,245    $9,503      50.1         700   $23,114      54.3
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   125    $8,859      68.0          35   $24,375      94.3
Librarians                                                     990   $23,415      75.2         435   $30,980      88.2
Library Technicians                                            270    $6,726      14.3          60   $19,875      31.7
Teacher Assistants                                           5,250    $8,216      18.8         745   $11,911      18.7
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 280   $29,808      70.7         165   $30,417      69.3

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    520   $10,500      28.7         275   $21,118      32.9
Designers                                                    2,680   $15,862      32.7       1,520   $22,038      37.5
Actors                                                          30    $3,542      44.8           4   $18,750     100.0
Producers and Directors                                        175   $25,777      76.8         135   $26,852      76.5
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 280   $10,772      56.3          55   $22,115      96.3
Dancers and Choreographers                                     120    $9,219       9.2          40   $15,714       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         450    $7,917      47.7          75   $22,434      60.0
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            35    $9,773      44.4          10   $24,286      70.0
Announcers                                                      95   $16,875      50.5          55   $19,330      43.4
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   395   $20,417      67.4         225   $35,104      82.6
Public Relations Specialists                                   600   $28,529      58.4         445   $33,009      52.9
Editors                                                        440   $17,279      61.0         225   $29,271      68.4
Technical Writers                                              215   $32,868      91.6         170   $35,417      89.3
Writers and Authors                                            390   $14,219      62.8         150   $30,543      73.0
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  340   $13,833      25.1         105   $23,021      36.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                               65   $23,333      24.2          60   $24,583      26.7
Photographers                                                  210   $10,132      23.3          75   $15,179      14.3
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         35   $16,806      69.7          35   $16,806      69.7
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                   60   $25,357      51.7          25   $29,375      56.0
Dentists                                                       165   $72,000     100.0          65   $53,500     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   580   $26,228      65.4         310   $31,667      62.5
Optometrists                                                    50   $60,875     100.0          30   $65,781     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    920   $45,608      90.6         495   $58,500     100.0
Physicians and Surgeons                                        795   $78,125      99.5         515  $100,875      99.6
Physician Assistants                                           315   $38,125      68.5         190   $47,065      69.3



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                      4   $11,250     100.0           0         .        .
Registered Nurses                                           16,090   $32,018      56.1       9,495   $38,378      58.8
Audiologists                                                    55   $37,841     100.0          40   $31,750     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        360   $32,917      91.6         155   $39,063      92.8
Physical Therapists                                            610   $40,354      85.2         340   $44,861      83.5
Radiation Therapists                                            40   $35,972      41.0          30   $37,500      50.0
Recreational Therapists                                         70   $15,000      84.7          35   $21,838     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         515   $31,299      33.3         400   $31,858      32.6
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   670   $31,437      99.1         190   $35,281      97.9
Therapists, All Others                                         350   $27,181      82.9         220   $30,250      84.9
Veterinarians                                                  145   $40,703     100.0         105   $45,938     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   1,960   $26,963      67.9       1,170   $35,553      64.8
Dental Hygienists                                              545   $26,989      52.8         115   $35,800      45.7
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,280   $30,865      23.9         815   $35,557      22.9
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   130   $20,375      45.0          55   $28,854      47.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                1,560   $18,703      18.9       1,025   $21,188      16.2
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            5,020   $21,991       7.1       2,955   $25,538       6.9
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             720   $15,580       8.5         400   $20,000       9.8
Opticians, Dispensing                                          290   $15,969       7.6         170   $18,646       6.4
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             345   $17,598      19.2         195   $21,298       7.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  125   $30,938      50.0          70   $33,696      60.3

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 11,295   $14,575       7.0       5,445   $18,187       6.0
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     40   $26,053       0.0          35   $26,382       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        390   $12,625      24.0         160   $26,500      22.8
Massage Therapists                                             260   $10,813      28.6         105   $19,808      27.4
Dental Assistants                                            1,505   $16,054       8.2         760   $19,873       8.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 3,490   $15,638      12.5       1,905   $19,237      11.7

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                      75   $30,234       5.3          60   $31,406       6.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                    20   $25,000       0.0          20   $25,000       0.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             110   $34,722      33.3          95   $35,982      30.5
Fire Fighters                                                   30   $37,250       0.0          30   $37,250       0.0
Fire Inspectors                                                  4    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     605   $23,339      19.9         450   $25,231      21.1
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          115   $49,167      80.2         115   $49,583      81.6
Fish and Game Wardens                                            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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      4   $18,750       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                             395   $32,656      50.1         325   $35,469      57.1
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          20   $20,625      40.0          20   $20,625      40.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           210   $22,500      17.3         185   $24,732      19.7
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers               630   $16,277      10.6         300   $20,921       4.7
Crossing Guards                                                 35   $10,000       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                105    $8,095      13.2          25   $24,531      44.4

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           355   $14,716       6.7         155   $21,012       8.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        2,450   $14,526       8.0       1,365   $18,643       7.1
Cooks                                                        6,795    $9,503       4.1       2,425   $14,350       4.4
Food Preparation Workers                                     2,320    $8,375       6.5         575   $15,816       9.7
Bartenders                                                   1,620   $10,356       6.8         675   $13,714       6.2
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,030    $9,325       4.5         400   $14,410       4.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  370    $5,722       1.9          40   $12,500       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       5,790    $8,772       7.3       1,650   $13,475       7.7
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    660    $9,476       2.3         210   $16,348       3.3
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      530    $7,733       0.4         135   $16,464       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    470    $6,392       0.4         100   $11,776       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         475    $6,114      10.3          70   $13,438      42.6
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                                           575   $16,500       1.2         340   $19,883       1.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                           40   $55,536       2.6          25  $326,786       0.0
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               4,215    $9,440       4.2       1,515   $16,261       2.2
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              6,630    $8,735       3.0       2,105   $13,978       3.2
Pest Control Workers                                            15   $17,031       0.0          15   $17,188       0.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                    390    $9,500      19.3         135   $15,750      26.3

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers               95   $18,000       8.5          80   $18,977      10.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      465   $23,700      14.4         345   $25,458      11.4
Animal Trainers                                                 80    $6,944      26.8          25   $11,083      28.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      545   $12,887       7.9         285   $15,640       3.1



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 435   $16,875       3.0         205   $19,286       0.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                    4    $6,250       0.0           0         .        .
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      30    $7,813       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      130   $11,910      13.0          40   $17,396      31.7
Funeral Service Workers                                         15    $1,875       0.0           4    $6,250       0.0
Barbers                                                        140   $13,594      11.5          85   $17,500      14.3
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               4,445   $13,880       9.0       2,270   $19,146       7.9
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      505   $12,989       3.4         220   $20,881       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                        4   $10,750       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                          75    $2,406      16.9           4   $11,250     100.0
Transportation Attendants                                      205   $27,679      34.6          90   $24,286      30.7
Child Care Workers                                          11,325    $7,666      12.0       5,055   $12,480      11.6
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 1,430    $9,776      11.0         515   $15,305      10.9
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,360   $13,022      37.3         660   $20,548      40.4
Residential Advisors                                           415   $13,083      27.4         210   $19,398      43.1
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                    50   $20,625      38.0          20   $22,917      36.8

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    8,350   $19,597      19.2       6,135   $21,772      19.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    2,205   $27,655      24.4       1,790   $30,605      24.5
Cashiers                                                     8,600   $10,078       5.0       3,090   $15,011       2.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      410   $10,563       4.7         165   $18,398       8.0
Parts Salespersons                                             130   $16,250      12.9          90   $21,786      18.9
Retail Salespersons                                         10,435   $10,546      16.1       3,815   $18,554      16.9
Advertising Sales Agents                                       865   $28,445      41.9         650   $31,875      41.0
Insurance Sales Agents                                       1,995   $23,563      24.2       1,430   $26,412      23.8
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 640   $24,321      42.6         465   $26,855      45.4
Travel Agents                                                  665   $17,359      16.1         360   $22,714      17.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   1,365   $24,744      27.5         890   $31,649      25.1
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           1,995   $25,126      37.6       1,450   $28,270      39.8
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   250    $3,781      15.9          30   $48,021      58.1
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         1,485   $21,365      33.7         880   $26,351      31.5
Sales Engineers                                                  0         .        .            0         .        .
Telemarketers                                                2,680   $11,692       9.1         985   $18,131       9.7
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          815    $5,917      19.6         170   $20,417      20.6
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           590   $20,208      45.3         345   $28,714      55.5

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               7,385   $25,840      19.4       5,840   $27,889      19.8
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             490   $14,813       5.5         260   $18,559       8.1



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            215   $17,167      11.7         145   $22,539      16.1
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    35   $24,464       9.1          35   $24,464       9.1
Bill and Account Collectors                                    895   $19,181       8.1         640   $20,907       7.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             2,060   $20,507      12.7       1,515   $21,805      13.1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                13,475   $18,088      12.1       8,175   $21,521      10.3
Gaming Cage Workers                                             30   $11,250       0.0          10   $32,750       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               1,145   $22,392      14.9         885   $24,441      11.7
Procurement Clerks                                              85   $25,260      24.1          85   $25,469      24.1
Tellers                                                      2,810   $15,172       9.6       1,695   $17,387       8.6
Brokerage Clerks                                                85   $23,911      50.6          65   $24,677      54.7
Correspondence Clerks                                           80   $25,862       8.8          55   $26,121       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           295   $21,558       6.8         235   $22,500       4.3
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        575   $17,357       8.3         410   $18,829       8.0
Customer Service Representatives                             8,850   $19,399      16.4       5,745   $22,676      17.7
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  160   $31,935      45.0         125   $37,778      42.7
File Clerks                                                  1,765   $15,159      13.0         865   $21,087       6.4
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           540   $11,287       9.0         220   $20,303      20.2
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,090   $13,921      20.5         425   $19,355      14.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   640    $9,048      25.5         190   $20,556      39.9
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   560   $21,481      22.7         480   $22,342      25.0
New Account Clerks                                              95   $18,977      16.8          70   $19,924      10.0
Order Clerks                                                   910   $11,330      11.0         385   $19,763       8.6
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  215   $23,984      33.3         180   $24,844      33.7
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         5,960   $14,894       9.6       3,070   $18,702       7.6
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                870   $16,185      12.9         440   $22,016       9.0
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       460   $19,250      21.0         300   $21,516      20.5
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        10   $12,500      50.0           4   $36,250     100.0
Couriers and Messengers                                        195   $11,528       9.7          70   $20,395       2.9
Dispatchers                                                  1,125   $20,552       9.1         825   $22,237      10.2
Meter Readers, Utilities                                        85   $24,028       0.0          65   $25,982       0.0
Postal Service Clerks                                          555   $35,181      10.8         380   $38,016      13.8
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                   765   $29,167      14.9         500   $34,147      12.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 400   $27,415      16.3         225   $36,486      13.8
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,010   $25,088      23.4         820   $26,508      22.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      1,175   $17,920       3.1         795   $20,397       2.6
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               3,135   $14,154       6.1       1,625   $19,358       7.4
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                350   $20,160       8.2         210   $23,423      10.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   24,535   $18,445      14.2      15,330   $21,693      12.8
Computer Operators                                             985   $20,763      10.6         735   $22,917      13.2
Data Entry Keyers                                            3,515   $17,566      11.0       2,125   $20,515       7.8
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,175   $18,502      16.5         710   $22,127      11.3
Desktop Publishers                                              45   $22,857      15.2          40   $23,393      17.5
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                2,020   $22,022      16.3       1,530   $24,832      16.7



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                               950   $17,030       2.2         555   $20,677       0.7
Office Clerks, General                                       7,455   $16,980      12.3       4,280   $20,832      11.0
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      315   $15,208       9.5         195   $17,872       4.1
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  200   $15,729      24.3         100   $21,458      27.6
Statistical Assistants                                         145   $20,500       2.7         100   $21,906       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,195   $21,404      25.4       1,535   $24,004      25.0

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                          85   $18,125      24.4          50   $21,667      17.3
Agricultural Inspectors                                         25   $40,208      16.0          20   $41,042      19.0
Animal Breeders                                                 30    $5,000       0.0          20    $3,750       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     210   $10,139       1.4          80   $17,625       3.8
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           1,530    $7,997      11.5         605   $15,570      15.1
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 35    $3,750      20.6          10   $43,393      77.8
Logging Workers                                                 15    $6,667      12.5           4   $11,875      33.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                                 90   $26,563       9.8          55   $31,979      10.9
Boilermakers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                       20    $9,444      22.2           4   $16,250       0.0
Carpenters                                                      95   $17,159       4.1          50   $21,250       2.0
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                 25   $18,854       8.0          10   $23,750       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Contruction Laborers                                           270    $8,690       3.7         105   $19,076       2.9
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators               4   $20,938       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                     80   $27,500       6.3          55   $35,078       9.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                        60   $22,500       0.0          50   $25,595       0.0
Electricians                                                   105   $25,625      17.8          80   $28,661      14.1
Glaziers                                                        25    $9,583       0.0          15   $20,909       0.0
Insulation Workers                                              10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                         410   $10,404      15.8         145   $19,000      13.7
Paperhangers                                                    60    $6,250       0.0          10    $8,750       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters             55   $17,188      29.1          35   $35,469      48.5
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                     4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roofers                                                         20   $31,875      36.8          10   $31,250       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                             60   $23,214       0.0          40   $23,839       0.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers, Construction Trades                                     4    $5,000      33.3           4    $6,250      40.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                            75   $23,802       0.0          60   $24,688       0.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                                4    $1,250       0.0           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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  45   $20,708       0.0          10   $18,393       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Highway Maintenance Workers                                     70   $25,000       0.0          55   $26,058       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                      4    $2,083       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    20   $37,375       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                   4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           4    $8,750       0.0           4    $8,750       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                       4   $40,417       0.0           4   $40,417       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                         4   $21,250       0.0           0         .        .

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                     170   $30,278      16.3         150   $31,736      16.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    230   $25,675      14.0         165   $26,567      11.0
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                250   $37,404       4.0         200   $39,352       5.0
Avionics Technicians                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              20   $11,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                       20   $51,042       0.0          15   $51,667       0.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                       4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 10   $21,563       0.0           0         .        .
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      25   $30,104       0.0          25   $30,104       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                      35   $20,521      13.5          30   $21,354       0.0
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                           20   $16,000       0.0          20   $16,000       0.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       15   $20,694      15.4          10   $21,250       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                    90   $17,667       0.0          55   $18,917       0.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                   20   $23,750      11.1          15   $24,688      13.3
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                     15   $35,357       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                           4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                     10   $14,792      54.5           4   $13,750     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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                       4   $11,250       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                      50   $25,000      14.6          40   $26,458      17.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                         4    $6,250       0.0           4    $6,250       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                  115   $32,361      14.5         100   $27,500       7.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                        100   $12,083      18.2          50   $16,726       0.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Millwrights                                                      4   $29,250       0.0           4   $29,250       0.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                  15   $26,458       0.0          10   $25,625       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers                45   $29,297      10.6          45   $29,453      11.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                    25   $10,357      34.6          10    $8,472      18.2
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                     50   $11,667       0.0          25   $13,333       0.0
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   10   $80,625       0.0          10   $81,250       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                10   $20,417       0.0          10   $20,833       0.0
Riggers                                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          15    $9,167      21.4          10    $9,792      27.3
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers             85   $21,705      19.3          45   $40,385      29.5

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          1,695   $25,938      13.1       1,410   $27,909      13.8
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   970   $18,504       2.9         675   $20,350       1.8
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            15   $23,250       0.0          10   $24,250       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        35    $8,000       0.0          10   $33,438       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     3,980   $20,414       3.0       2,730   $22,457       3.6
Bakers                                                         685   $10,880       4.8         295   $16,700       8.2
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    2,545   $19,355       1.9       1,550   $21,048       2.6
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         20   $11,250      22.2          10   $21,667      33.3
Food Batchmakers                                               355   $19,208       4.8         215   $21,207       2.3
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      45   $17,604       0.0          35   $18,958       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                      40   $26,250       0.0          30   $28,229       0.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                25   $20,469       0.0          25   $20,781       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             10   $22,500       0.0          10   $22,000       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             30   $22,188       0.0          25   $24,688       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     270   $24,732       4.8         205   $25,563       1.0



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                30   $26,667       0.0          30   $26,250       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 165   $23,036       6.0         135   $24,464       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                10   $16,667       0.0          10   $17,083       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Machinists                                                     230   $25,714       6.5         195   $26,786       4.1
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    40   $26,875       0.0          25   $29,028       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic                4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   180   $19,577       1.7         130   $20,104       2.3
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              4   $11,875       0.0           4   $25,625       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                             45   $22,333       0.0          45   $22,333       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                        355   $20,691       6.2         210   $23,409       2.9
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                10   $40,417       0.0          10   $40,417       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                               4   $41,750       0.0           4   $41,750       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    50   $22,375       4.2          25   $33,375       7.4
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                             4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                   935   $22,819       0.4         660   $25,042       0.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                300   $16,121       2.7         190   $17,969       0.0
Job Printers                                                   190   $14,113       6.3         110   $20,000       0.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               285   $16,343      15.5         190   $19,115      16.9
Printing Machine Operators                                     245   $17,870      13.5         145   $21,176       8.9
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,320   $11,246       3.0         650   $15,476       2.6
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              200   $13,833       0.0          95   $14,509       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       995   $12,150       3.8         570   $15,984       5.1
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                           4    $2,500       0.0           4    $2,500       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               465    $6,362      12.3         210   $11,630      11.4
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       30   $13,333       0.0          15   $22,500       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                         4    $1,250     100.0           0         .        .
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               20   $20,125       0.0          20   $20,125       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   145    $9,844       7.6          70   $17,679      15.5
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            35    $4,861       0.0          15   $22,778       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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                              60   $18,750       0.0          50   $19,821       0.0
Furniture Finishers                                             50    $3,056       0.0           4    $3,750       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood            25   $20,125       8.7          15   $21,250       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                 25   $20,625      20.0          20   $23,000      25.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                          10   $18,036      18.2          10   $18,393       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers            20   $37,500      30.0          20   $37,500      30.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                       10   $25,000       0.0          10   $25,000       0.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                       10   $41,458      27.3          10   $41,875      33.3
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                        15   $42,321       0.0           4   $66,250       0.0
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                   55   $12,500       0.0          20   $22,500       0.0
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      140   $19,609       5.0          65   $23,750       0.0
Cutting Workers                                                130   $15,938       1.6          75   $22,019       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               45   $22,411       0.0          35   $21,518       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       50   $15,469      25.0          25   $20,417      12.5
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          2,240   $21,847       9.5       1,665   $24,189       9.6
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  105   $14,500      30.2          65   $26,094      23.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          305   $19,583       8.8         230   $21,731       6.9
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,835   $18,639       0.9       1,115   $21,598       1.3
Painting Workers                                               230   $13,864       3.0         135   $17,292       1.5
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      255   $11,654      14.1         125   $17,132       3.3
Semiconductor Processors                                        15   $12,222       0.0           4   $20,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders              15   $23,036      40.0          10   $24,107       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         55   $18,438       0.0          30   $22,273       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             4   $31,250       0.0           0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                           35   $17,656       0.0          30   $17,250       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                       30   $26,250      16.7          15   $45,000       0.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders            60   $14,464       0.0          30   $19,167       0.0
Tire Builders                                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers-Production Workers                                      40   $35,417       0.0          15   $36,042       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                                4,555   $20,319       4.2       2,950   $22,947       4.2

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      395   $23,359       4.6         320   $25,667       5.0
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                            25   $54,453     100.0           4   $53,750     100.0
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                   30   $57,969      69.0          30   $57,969      69.0



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Bus Drivers                                                    895   $10,597       2.5         220   $23,015       0.0
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       1,435   $15,070       6.6         700   $19,413       8.0
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     255   $14,491       2.8         135   $16,646       0.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              10    $4,464      18.2           4   $23,750       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                              90   $47,031       0.0          85   $47,344       0.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                     4   $51,250       0.0           4   $51,250       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            110   $26,944      27.8         105   $26,759      28.8
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       35   $39,545      26.5          35   $39,545      26.5
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                        4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                          4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Parking Lot Attendants                                           4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Service Station Attendants                                     205   $11,198       3.4          85   $17,727       6.0
Transportation Inspectors                                       60   $22,500       6.9          40   $24,643       4.8
Other Transportation Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                   4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                        4    $6,250       0.0           0         .        .
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               20   $13,558       0.0          15   $13,942       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                         330   $25,370       2.4         260   $26,800       1.9
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            450   $15,200       8.0         250   $19,583       6.0
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       2,400   $15,844       3.4       1,255   $20,497       3.0
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 135   $11,190       4.5          70   $18,281       8.5
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  1,865   $14,644       1.8         895   $20,326       1.7
Pumping Station Operators                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                      65   $20,750       0.0          40   $23,516       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Material Moving Workers, All Other                              55   $28,482       3.5          45   $29,732       4.7

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