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

(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                                             456,945   $29,004      26.1     346,645   $32,364      28.1

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             5,105   $77,088      62.7       4,495   $80,588      64.0
General and Operations Managers                              4,540   $50,683      42.3       4,230   $51,360      41.9
Legislators                                                     90   $12,167      58.7          45   $40,375      55.8
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            155   $48,828      73.9         115   $47,734      70.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 3,140   $51,480      59.6       2,810   $52,198      59.9
Public Relations Managers                                       95   $48,125      49.5          95   $48,125      49.5
Administrative Services Managers                               350   $49,286      47.2         295   $51,220      40.5
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,295   $56,337      64.0       1,210   $56,366      64.2
Financial Managers                                           2,670   $52,400      68.1       2,400   $54,421      68.9
Human Resources Managers                                     1,235   $42,274      43.6       1,120   $43,472      44.5
Industrial Production Managers                               1,640   $46,654      32.1       1,500   $47,445      32.0
Purchasing Managers                                            695   $42,847      55.1         615   $44,722      57.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           1,170   $37,011      21.1       1,060   $37,341      21.2
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 6,530   $26,207      22.5       5,310   $28,152      25.0
Farmers and Ranchers                                        19,920   $18,018      15.3      15,175   $20,099      16.6
Construction Managers                                        3,765   $41,959      25.5       3,255   $45,620      25.6
Education Administrators                                     2,115   $50,895      89.4       1,500   $52,188      88.3
Engineering Managers                                           470   $58,971      58.1         420   $65,064      61.1
Food Service Managers                                        1,970   $27,442      19.9       1,660   $28,772      21.3
Funeral Directors                                              375   $42,000      36.6         305   $44,028      35.6
Gaming Managers                                                140   $25,714      27.9          95   $37,188      34.4
Lodging Managers                                               500   $22,404      20.0         370   $24,861      21.6
Medical and Health Services Managers                           840   $50,833      69.9         715   $53,947      72.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                       25   $31,563     100.0          25   $31,563     100.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           240   $42,500      22.7         230   $42,885      22.8
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                     995   $31,652      44.8         740   $40,500      49.5
Social and Community Service Managers                          430   $33,142      69.0         365   $34,392      74.0
Managers, All Other                                          7,540   $46,579      46.4       6,620   $49,049      47.6

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  15   $25,000      50.0          10   $70,893      77.8
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    430   $41,354      33.4         365   $42,122      34.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              580   $34,167      30.7         510   $35,483      32.4
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                690   $37,415      37.0         565   $40,285      39.5
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                820   $35,135      75.7         715   $36,481      77.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        350   $40,458      60.4         285   $43,047      61.1
Cost Estimators                                                560   $39,400      30.6         450   $41,637      27.3



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; MALES

                                                                               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                                                1,775   $35,233      51.2       1,470   $37,098      53.3
Logisticians                                                    85   $33,304      34.5          80   $33,929      35.0
Management Analysts                                          1,315   $50,219      74.8       1,015   $51,193      76.6
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 45   $12,011      53.2          40   $12,283      59.5
Other Business Operations Specialists                          560   $33,606      38.3         445   $36,849      41.1
Accountants and Auditors                                     4,355   $42,145      82.3       3,725   $46,488      83.4
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        455   $39,607      49.9         375   $41,202      51.5
Budget Analysts                                                 85   $40,268      64.4          80   $40,893      70.0
Credit Analysts                                                100   $35,048      94.1         100   $35,048      94.1
Financial Analysts                                             135   $37,188      73.5          85   $40,000      82.1
Personal Financial Advisors                                    970   $47,260      76.9         760   $48,807      78.5
Insurance Underwriters                                         375   $40,685      72.7         335   $41,161      69.4
Financial Examiners                                            100   $62,188      96.0         100   $62,188      96.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,335   $47,993      71.1       1,185   $50,252      74.0
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                   90   $33,750      70.7          75   $37,000      73.7
Tax Preparers                                                  230    $8,611      43.1          85   $28,929      65.5
Financial Specialists, All Other                               125   $29,750      56.1          90   $32,132      57.3

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       2,485   $49,970      53.2       2,060   $51,906      56.5
Computer Programmers                                         4,140   $47,952      57.6       3,580   $49,663      58.1
Computer Software Engineers                                  2,455   $55,104      66.1       2,210   $56,366      66.2
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,250   $33,939      48.5         995   $40,313      52.8
Database Administrators                                        395   $60,972      56.1         330   $65,600      58.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    730   $41,582      42.1         680   $42,368      45.1
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,320   $42,208      39.2       1,150   $44,608      40.7
Actuaries                                                      205   $62,857      94.1         185   $63,036      93.6
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   295   $41,856      63.8         250   $43,080      57.8
Statisticians                                                   70   $60,250      93.1          55   $75,417      90.6
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10   $46,250     100.0          10   $46,250     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       735   $45,687      79.7         605   $47,708      83.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                115   $25,234      65.0          90   $27,500      59.1
Aerospace Engineers                                             50   $50,909      35.4          45   $51,250      37.8
Agricultural Engineers                                          60   $38,542      64.4          45   $40,000      78.3
Biomedical Engineers                                            15   $50,750      85.7          15   $50,750      85.7
Chemical Engineers                                             120   $54,583      82.6         105   $65,060      91.3
Civil Engineers                                              1,320   $49,118      79.7       1,180   $51,452      82.7
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    160   $45,556      46.2         150   $46,181      43.0
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,145   $53,941      67.0       1,010   $54,471      69.9
Environmental Engineers                                        165   $65,337      82.8         130   $62,656      82.4
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              865   $50,045      62.5         750   $50,338      62.3
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; MALES

                                                                               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                                         1,000   $46,661      59.8         850   $48,429      60.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               4   $51,250     100.0           4   $51,250     100.0
Nuclear Engineers                                               80   $50,833      74.4          65   $52,500      74.2
Petroleum Engineers                                             30   $70,833      71.4          15   $75,729      70.6
Engineers, All Others                                        1,045   $51,750      61.0         875   $56,098      61.5
Drafters                                                     1,345   $30,552      11.5       1,080   $31,758      10.0
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     1,650   $33,644      11.8       1,415   $36,160      13.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              500   $30,560       1.0         420   $31,895       1.2

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               560   $34,103      78.6         475   $36,351      81.2
Biological Scientists                                          280   $35,625      97.5         215   $41,818      99.5
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                           90   $45,417      91.3          90   $46,250      90.9
Medical Scientists                                             275   $26,384      98.9         200   $32,857      98.5
Astronomers and Physicists                                      35   $77,875     100.0          35   $77,875     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               140   $43,750      78.6         130   $48,125      76.7
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              420   $41,446      85.5         385   $42,279      84.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     270   $38,529      92.2         235   $39,301      91.0
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 360   $30,357      92.7         205   $41,944      90.3
Economists                                                      70   $39,107     100.0          65   $39,643     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      255   $38,681      57.3         225   $40,313      60.9
Psychologists                                                  265   $51,696      97.4         225   $55,000      96.9
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     50   $48,194      59.6          35   $49,306      86.1
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers             90   $26,944      92.0          75   $52,917      97.3
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      245   $26,875      26.0         180   $30,859      21.8
Biological Technicians                                          40   $35,515      29.3          35   $35,882      33.3
Chemical Technicians                                           235   $28,000      15.0         180   $30,610      11.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                             4    $9,688       0.0           4   $61,250       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              4   $60,313      85.7           4   $60,313      85.7
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           360   $24,844      34.3         240   $29,091      36.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   1,050   $29,837      71.4         655   $31,830      78.0
Social Workers                                                 725   $29,222      72.7         560   $30,977      76.4
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 640   $26,488      53.6         485   $30,086      61.3
Clergy                                                       2,560   $25,524      84.3       1,960   $27,781      85.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                   70   $27,554      88.7          65   $27,989      87.3
Religious Workers, All Other                                   170   $30,801      63.9         120   $32,019      71.1

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      2,940   $67,030     100.0       2,580   $72,731     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                180   $92,188      83.2         175   $92,946      85.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                 75   $17,778      96.1          30   $34,500      93.8
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            435   $14,856      67.3         170   $31,842      47.1



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; MALES

                                                                               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                                       4,820   $40,723      90.9       3,525   $47,073      92.8
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                             25   $10,156      17.4          10   $11,875      33.3
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        4,645   $32,851      98.8       3,995   $34,875      99.1
Secondary School Teachers                                    2,620   $34,391      99.3       2,430   $35,126      99.5
Special Education Teachers                                      30   $30,938      87.1          25   $31,458     100.0
Other Teachers and Instructors                                 970   $23,257      47.1         590   $30,611      52.0
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   100   $25,000      47.1          45   $25,000      61.4
Librarians                                                     225   $32,422      91.1         170   $33,250      95.9
Library Technicians                                             70   $15,982      36.2          25   $18,523      44.0
Teacher Assistants                                             290   $11,898      44.3          60   $14,688      52.5
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 170   $34,153      67.8         135   $35,000      69.1

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    390   $28,984      55.4         285   $34,327      62.0
Designers                                                    1,130   $30,547      31.0         910   $32,677      30.1
Actors                                                          60   $12,708      50.8          10   $14,792       0.0
Producers and Directors                                        345   $30,337      59.7         305   $32,308      60.5
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 705   $21,607      51.5         305   $29,850      64.5
Dancers and Choreographers                                      10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         180   $23,333      64.4          45   $35,625      81.4
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            55   $20,096      63.6          20   $21,827      85.7
Announcers                                                     330   $25,711      28.9         240   $27,414      25.2
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   295   $26,797      72.8         175   $35,880      74.6
Public Relations Specialists                                   360   $36,389      75.6         270   $39,643      83.5
Editors                                                        375   $31,210      80.1         315   $32,734      81.8
Technical Writers                                               95   $39,167      86.5          75   $48,000      94.6
Writers and Authors                                            430   $19,659      73.1         220   $36,250      78.8
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   80   $19,500      53.8          35   $23,472      47.2
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              345   $28,780      16.3         290   $29,702      18.3
Photographers                                                  500   $26,786      46.2         345   $31,932      46.4
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         35   $26,406      40.5          15   $17,813      23.1
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  190   $51,250      99.5         160   $67,679      99.4
Dentists                                                       870   $99,375     100.0         575   $97,125     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    80   $51,250      48.1          80   $51,607      49.4
Optometrists                                                   165   $96,458     100.0         140   $90,750     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    890   $60,913      96.1         630   $68,750      98.3
Physicians and Surgeons                                      2,640  $148,492      99.8       2,160  $154,194     100.0
Physician Assistants                                           160   $60,595      86.3         145   $61,310      86.1



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     40  $111,667     100.0          35  $117,500     100.0
Registered Nurses                                              880   $40,916      68.4         695   $42,483      66.6
Audiologists                                                    50   $38,417      75.5          35   $39,333      64.7
Occupational Therapists                                         30   $50,313     100.0          25   $50,547     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            265   $50,511     100.0         185   $55,795     100.0
Radiation Therapists                                            30   $40,250      51.6          15   $41,417      11.8
Recreational Therapists                                         10   $31,250     100.0          10   $31,250     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         235   $38,356      33.0         190   $38,588      36.5
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    40    $2,381      57.5           0         .        .
Therapists, All Others                                         150   $40,625      75.0         125   $41,602      79.5
Veterinarians                                                  605   $50,352      99.7         490   $51,953      99.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     485   $27,875      64.6         310   $36,875      57.3
Dental Hygienists                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               405   $38,895      33.9         350   $39,157      36.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   235   $30,240      37.0         195   $30,337      39.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  400   $21,299      24.6         265   $21,946      24.3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              185   $26,186       5.9         130   $32,969       3.1
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians              15   $19,286     100.0           4   $46,250     100.0
Opticians, Dispensing                                           70   $35,357       7.1          70   $35,357       7.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             255   $45,938      45.3         195   $52,500      41.8
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  240   $37,250      76.9         195   $45,400      82.0

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  1,340   $17,608      19.4         710   $22,135      16.8
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        140   $14,821      41.1          85   $19,844      44.8
Massage Therapists                                              50   $22,222      46.0          25   $30,625       0.0
Dental Assistants                                               15    $1,429      87.5           4   $11,250       0.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   505   $17,868      25.0         250   $22,063      33.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     265   $35,000      34.6         255   $35,396      35.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   430   $39,868      33.8         395   $40,231      35.4
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             260   $28,661      28.3         230   $29,375      27.2
Fire Fighters                                                  985   $45,017      20.2         855   $44,727      17.6
Fire Inspectors                                                100   $51,250      20.0          85   $55,833      23.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     955   $26,206      22.9         785   $26,839      19.6
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          240   $46,176      53.3         220   $46,287      48.9
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     20    $8,021       0.0           0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           2,780   $32,531      31.0       2,545   $34,670      31.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                     10   $26,250       0.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                          25   $31,000      45.8          25   $31,000      45.8
Private Detectives and Investigators                           195   $31,761      49.2         155   $36,875      50.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             2,415   $17,487      11.4       1,400   $21,526      11.8
Crossing Guards                                                 40    $7,500       0.0           4   $76,250       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                 75    $4,219      16.9          25   $32,969      56.5

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           600   $24,254      14.4         475   $24,496      15.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        1,515   $20,980      14.0       1,135   $24,424      10.3
Cooks                                                        3,175   $14,465       6.2       1,750   $17,691       7.8
Food Preparation Workers                                       745   $13,969       5.1         365   $17,981       7.9
Bartenders                                                   1,155   $12,862      13.4         480   $17,917      13.9
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          275   $12,556       0.0         120   $17,679       0.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                   70    $6,500       0.0          30   $15,357       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       1,100   $10,576      18.7         370   $18,790      17.8
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    145   $14,674      10.4          50   $22,841       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      160    $9,625       3.8          60   $15,192       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    785    $8,688       2.8         270   $15,875       3.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                          65    $5,855       0.0          30   $25,750       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           680   $24,044      14.1         510   $25,508       9.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          585   $26,202      15.0         425   $30,112      12.5
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               8,925   $17,999       5.0       5,665   $21,933       5.6
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                                570   $12,182       2.6         255   $18,750       5.1
Pest Control Workers                                           195   $25,000       5.7         140   $27,813       7.7
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  3,680   $16,149      10.5       1,860   $21,885      10.9

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              155   $26,250      15.7         115   $29,167      19.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      320   $27,557      20.1         260   $29,091      14.0
Animal Trainers                                                130   $12,350      19.4          70   $21,083      33.3
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      170   $16,250      14.7          90   $26,250      27.5



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 285   $22,096      21.1         230   $25,029      22.3
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   40    $9,643      15.8          20   $17,857       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      45    $2,163      40.0          20   $26,250      33.3
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      185   $10,556      12.5          40   $30,000       4.8
Funeral Service Workers                                         80    $7,344      27.2          30   $15,764       6.9
Barbers                                                        430   $27,135       4.9         335   $28,925       4.5
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                 275   $25,735       9.9         175   $37,663       5.2
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                       30   $11,731       0.0          10   $13,750       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      110    $9,125       0.0          35   $15,972       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                          55   $13,977      45.3          30   $27,250      25.8
Transportation Attendants                                       50   $21,167      72.0          25   $39,583     100.0
Child Care Workers                                             410   $12,222      17.0         210   $18,542      17.7
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   235   $12,297      15.4         130   $19,015      21.1
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 440   $23,095      50.0         230   $28,036      50.9
Residential Advisors                                           160   $16,250      14.8          80   $19,764      13.6
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                    90    $8,750       2.2          55   $23,958       3.7

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   11,100   $31,966      26.7       9,735   $34,134      27.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    4,535   $42,454      35.1       4,040   $45,289      37.2
Cashiers                                                     2,005   $13,840      16.9         930   $21,563      18.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      250   $18,150       4.8         140   $25,625       7.1
Parts Salespersons                                           1,065   $24,750       6.8         825   $26,542       8.3
Retail Salespersons                                          8,920   $25,891      21.1       6,250   $31,551      21.9
Advertising Sales Agents                                       575   $35,580      60.9         445   $41,196      66.8
Insurance Sales Agents                                       2,980   $41,824      51.2       2,285   $46,523      54.5
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,240   $41,618      71.8       1,070   $46,683      72.2
Travel Agents                                                   50   $21,528       0.0          35   $28,571       0.0
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   2,110   $39,041      38.1       1,705   $44,236      40.2
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           6,670   $40,574      38.0       5,800   $41,850      38.6
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    85   $12,019      28.7          30   $27,222      36.7
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         1,610   $39,286      52.0       1,190   $45,395      54.6
Sales Engineers                                                 50   $52,750      75.5          50   $52,750      75.5
Telemarketers                                                1,225   $13,866      18.6         590   $24,293      24.1
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          435   $14,635      11.9         205   $30,347      20.8
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           600   $31,987      33.1         405   $45,714      35.5

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               3,535   $35,899      32.4       3,105   $37,035      32.3
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service              50   $19,250      38.8          40   $40,147      50.0



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                             60   $21,607      25.9          45   $22,969      33.3
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    40   $19,706      21.1          15   $32,639      47.1
Bill and Account Collectors                                    170   $20,057      13.5         110   $21,761      15.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               295   $23,125      11.5         205   $24,890       7.2
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 1,015   $24,721      34.0         730   $28,443      36.1
Gaming Cage Workers                                             40   $15,547       0.0          10   $33,594       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 170   $34,185      36.1         140   $36,944      37.1
Procurement Clerks                                              65   $30,250      26.6          55   $31,625      32.1
Tellers                                                        225   $10,673      26.7          40   $17,188      17.1
Brokerage Clerks                                                50   $27,708      51.0          50   $27,708      51.0
Correspondence Clerks                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                            25   $21,833      33.3          25   $21,833      33.3
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        155   $23,523      33.1         115   $24,716      27.4
Customer Service Representatives                             3,510   $26,054      33.9       2,730   $28,750      36.4
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                   80   $33,295      83.5          75   $33,864      82.4
File Clerks                                                    330   $18,690      32.8         200   $21,406      30.3
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           190   $13,696       8.5         105   $17,386       2.9
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       370   $15,556      36.0         150   $21,875      37.3
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   140   $17,813      46.8          70   $21,563      70.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                    90   $16,786      74.4          75   $17,813      80.3
New Account Clerks                                              30   $22,250       6.7          25   $25,417       8.3
Order Clerks                                                   260   $20,993      24.5         125   $30,882      23.8
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                   60   $29,375      25.4          40   $36,875      38.5
Receptionists and Information Clerks                           310   $12,045      26.6         140   $16,652      20.6
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                355   $17,900      40.4         220   $21,548      32.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                        35   $28,333      36.1          20   $29,583      38.9
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        75   $35,119      32.4          75   $35,119      32.4
Couriers and Messengers                                        845   $22,786      18.3         565   $30,260      12.8
Dispatchers                                                  1,130   $38,096      23.5         960   $39,385      24.6
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       200   $30,912       4.5         170   $31,857       5.2
Postal Service Clerks                                          455   $38,795      24.6         415   $39,710      23.6
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,715   $38,263      14.5       1,460   $39,225      13.5
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 460   $36,635      30.1         405   $37,951      34.2
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                    695   $37,500      30.7         555   $41,967      33.0
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      2,645   $23,878       6.8       2,035   $25,557       5.6
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               3,310   $18,292      10.4       2,080   $22,674      10.6
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                395   $24,464       9.4         310   $26,836       8.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                      785   $23,362      39.5         570   $30,769      41.4
Computer Operators                                             770   $28,965      25.6         645   $30,683      24.3
Data Entry Keyers                                              640   $20,817      26.8         410   $24,643      26.1
Word Processors and Typists                                     60    $6,154      22.4          15   $16,250      30.8
Desktop Publishers                                              50   $28,839      18.4          50   $28,839      18.4
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  240   $26,414      49.0         205   $27,112      49.3



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; MALES

                                                                               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                                               675   $17,380      11.6         365   $20,625      12.3
Office Clerks, General                                       1,060   $21,947      29.0         595   $28,208      36.6
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      135   $22,303       8.8         105   $23,274       7.8
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   45   $22,875      86.7          25   $25,357     100.0
Statistical Assistants                                          65    $7,417       7.7          25   $35,192      20.8
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other           780   $27,459      42.7         610   $31,060      38.8

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         395   $26,655      12.2         335   $27,386      14.4
Agricultural Inspectors                                        170   $35,000      23.8         145   $36,350      25.5
Animal Breeders                                                 80   $18,676      13.8          65   $19,318      17.2
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     280   $17,159       6.5         105   $26,836       5.6
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           9,145   $19,492       8.3       6,295   $21,619       8.6
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             20   $13,750       9.5           0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                             4   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                115   $21,875       0.0          65   $28,750       0.0
Logging Workers                                                120   $21,250       4.2          95   $23,646       3.2

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              5,470   $35,060       8.2       4,445   $36,859       8.4
Boilermakers                                                    80   $36,250       2.5          45   $36,964       4.4
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    1,010   $26,372       3.1         640   $28,289       3.3
Carpenters                                                   8,360   $24,477       6.5       5,775   $27,320       6.8
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              1,245   $25,964       3.3         880   $28,466       4.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      670   $21,890       0.6         350   $29,063       0.6
Contruction Laborers                                         6,890   $20,761       4.9       3,990   $24,985       5.1
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              85   $20,729       0.0          25   $29,286       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  2,830   $25,777       2.3       1,895   $26,745       1.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,560   $23,325       2.1       1,035   $26,830       2.8
Electricians                                                 4,365   $31,925       6.1       3,680   $34,436       6.1
Glaziers                                                       235   $30,109       0.8         190   $30,821       1.0
Insulation Workers                                             180   $25,875      13.5         110   $31,691       8.1
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       2,315   $21,732       7.3       1,335   $26,405       7.6
Paperhangers                                                    35   $18,750      13.5          15   $28,182      31.3
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          3,500   $30,158       5.1       2,680   $32,428       5.2
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    90   $29,219       0.0          60   $31,250       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         4   $31,875       0.0           4   $40,417       0.0
Roofers                                                      1,270   $20,000       4.9         605   $21,502       5.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,135   $27,664       0.4         870   $30,610       0.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              525   $33,347       1.3         410   $34,688       1.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   165   $17,308       0.0         105   $22,500       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           430   $33,293      20.8         370   $34,268      22.7
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              100   $52,045       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  95   $22,250       5.2          50   $36,250       6.3
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            105   $20,250      16.3          55   $21,750       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,370   $22,037       3.0       1,110   $23,009       3.1
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    320   $36,128       8.5         220   $41,172       8.1
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    45   $26,786      15.2          35   $24,688      20.6
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 100   $26,111       3.0          70   $27,500       4.2
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          15   $16,818       0.0           4   $30,417       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                                                      45   $36,750      14.9          45   $36,250      15.6
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                                        55   $26,042       3.6          45   $26,736       4.7

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   2,575   $37,400       7.6       2,315   $38,377       7.7
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,515   $30,495      12.9       1,225   $35,037      14.6
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,115   $36,673       8.2         960   $38,906       8.2
Avionics Technicians                                            65   $26,250      18.5          65   $26,250      18.5
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             235   $30,391       0.8         185   $32,176       1.1
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     55   $30,625       0.0          50   $32,083       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      100   $45,321       2.0          90   $45,577       2.2
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      45   $31,875      25.6          40   $32,292      26.8
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                295   $26,103      11.1         215   $27,059      15.4
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      60   $24,250       0.0          40   $30,833       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     550   $34,097       6.4         500   $35,313       4.8
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,390   $27,946       2.8       1,135   $30,685       3.4
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      145   $24,625       0.0         120   $25,081       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 7,040   $24,520       2.7       5,650   $26,663       2.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                3,410   $30,749       2.2       2,830   $31,948       2.2
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,305   $32,134       2.5       1,915   $33,859       2.2
Small Engine Mechanics                                         365   $21,027       6.3         260   $25,833       7.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    535   $19,563       2.2         325   $24,135       0.6



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; MALES

                                                                               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   $33,333       0.0         160   $40,556       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   1,715   $28,031       5.1       1,430   $29,757       4.5
Home Appliance Repairers                                       375   $26,414       3.7         275   $31,471       1.4
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                3,325   $32,424       2.9       2,880   $34,361       2.9
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      3,375   $26,965       5.3       2,640   $30,012       6.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 155   $30,954       0.0         135   $31,349       0.0
Millwrights                                                    220   $35,521       4.5         170   $35,500       6.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,140   $36,824       3.5         985   $37,567       3.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               885   $30,787       7.1         760   $33,152       6.6
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   365   $27,237      10.4         270   $31,680      11.1
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    220   $26,313       4.1         170   $27,931       5.3
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  145   $26,538       4.8         115   $30,691       6.1
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                95   $20,536       2.1          65   $22,778       3.0
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          20   $19,167       9.1          15   $23,250       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          1,375   $26,023       4.8       1,045   $29,560       5.2

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          6,560   $35,784      14.2       5,780   $37,021      15.1
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   555   $21,859       8.3         405   $23,958       7.9
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           165   $28,333       0.0         140   $28,710       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       185   $31,987       2.2         160   $32,432       2.5
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     4,375   $21,869       4.0       2,925   $25,279       4.0
Bakers                                                         550   $21,047       4.4         415   $22,472       3.6
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    6,565   $21,198       2.0       4,475   $22,338       1.7
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        120   $26,875       6.7          90   $26,953       5.5
Food Batchmakers                                               235   $29,205       1.3         180   $31,293       1.7
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      60   $22,250       0.0          45   $26,161       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     190   $27,097       3.6         155   $30,865       1.3
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                75   $31,818       0.0          55   $31,705       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             55   $30,625       9.4          35   $31,806      13.9
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             65   $29,688       0.0          60   $29,375       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     560   $26,090       2.7         450   $28,393       1.8



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; MALES

                                                                               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                                95   $20,625       6.2          65   $23,021       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 295   $26,706       4.1         240   $27,647       5.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               105   $23,611       3.8          80   $25,298       5.1
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    15   $32,917       0.0          15   $32,917       0.0
Machinists                                                   2,740   $29,762       5.4       2,250   $30,681       6.3
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   120   $25,972       7.4         100   $28,750       9.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic                4   $58,750     100.0           4   $58,750     100.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   395   $27,057       7.1         320   $28,250       5.9
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             25   $23,750       0.0          15   $24,432       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            700   $36,189       1.1         640   $36,598       1.2
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      6,000   $25,827       2.6       4,590   $27,148       2.9
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                50   $42,500       8.3          40   $43,571       9.5
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              20   $80,481       0.0          20   $80,481       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   225   $25,952       0.9         180   $26,786       1.1
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            55   $17,917       0.0          25   $25,000       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 2,595   $28,125       5.3       2,000   $30,665       4.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                235   $28,443      12.7         200   $28,656      14.9
Job Printers                                                   420   $25,735      10.0         385   $26,507       8.8
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               225   $23,698      19.7         155   $27,045      20.8
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,230   $27,329       3.4         960   $29,909       4.2
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               440   $18,993      11.1         285   $25,507      17.1
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials               65   $23,250       0.0          50   $26,500       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       180   $26,875       0.0         145   $28,203       0.0
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          75   $14,063       2.7          50   $20,500       4.2
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              10   $20,833       0.0          10   $20,833       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                                45    $9,886      12.8          30   $25,795      20.7
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       10   $10,000       0.0           0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                        4   $16,250       0.0           4   $23,125       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        10   $20,000       0.0           4   $20,625       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   230   $22,206       6.1         145   $21,985       4.8
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            40   $16,563       0.0          15   $15,938       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             340   $19,831      11.4         235   $21,810      10.3
Furniture Finishers                                            115   $16,591      21.6          95   $26,250      13.5
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           180   $19,796       1.7         120   $20,750       2.5
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                155   $21,477       4.5         120   $23,043       4.1
Woodworkers, All Other                                         180   $15,329      22.3         120   $16,316      25.4
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           445   $42,375       8.7         375   $44,018       9.9
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      685   $32,020       7.3         605   $32,587       7.9
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      395   $28,889      11.6         340   $29,803      11.2
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       195   $29,653      10.3         165   $31,250       3.6
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  180   $31,289      22.9         165   $31,719      20.2
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      810   $25,994       5.7         670   $27,578       4.2
Cutting Workers                                                420   $21,952       5.0         285   $25,708       7.4
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              260   $19,448       5.4         180   $25,345       7.7
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       65   $24,500       0.0          60   $27,500       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          2,430   $27,833      15.5       1,845   $30,690      17.2
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  135   $24,688       5.1         120   $26,607       5.9
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          185   $24,911       9.3         150   $35,188      11.4
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,390   $21,372       3.2         905   $24,134       3.4
Painting Workers                                             1,120   $26,276       3.5         890   $28,200       2.8
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      205   $20,357      10.3         120   $21,429      17.2
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders              25   $18,269       0.0          20   $18,654       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         40   $25,625       0.0          30   $30,179       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            30   $20,000       0.0          20   $50,938       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           35   $19,028      38.9          35   $19,167      35.3
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      110   $21,111      11.6          75   $30,804      17.8
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           125   $27,031       0.0         115   $27,679       0.0
Tire Builders                                                   85   $22,500       0.0          75   $30,625       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                      55   $12,109       5.3          20   $21,058      14.3
Production Workers, All Other                                7,070   $24,437       3.5       5,100   $27,013       3.6

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,610   $39,388      17.0       1,385   $40,962      15.8
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           570   $47,118      49.4         405   $48,906      45.0
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                   95   $64,063      18.3          95   $64,063      18.3



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; MALES

                                                                               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   $38,750     100.0           4   $38,750     100.0
Bus Drivers                                                  1,100   $13,570      10.7         400   $23,103       9.0
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      22,470   $26,445       4.2      15,645   $30,353       3.9
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     740   $12,413       8.6         355   $18,556       4.8
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              75   $12,440       5.2          35   $29,044      12.1
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,655   $57,252      11.2       1,415   $57,772      11.7
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   285   $46,736       8.4         235   $51,818       9.4
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          1,355   $59,896      10.8       1,140   $61,621      10.1
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      235   $43,828      12.9         180   $43,984       8.9
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       25   $28,000       0.0          25   $28,000       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                                         15   $14,375       0.0          10   $25,833       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         125    $6,570      17.5          20   $22,917       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     560   $15,399       5.4         330   $20,058       4.6
Transportation Inspectors                                      340   $41,017       7.3         320   $40,996       7.8
Other Transportation Workers                                    45   $32,361      20.0          35   $35,893       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 105   $23,646       1.9          75   $26,806       2.6
Crane and Tower Operators                                      385   $31,917       1.8         335   $34,750       2.1
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              450   $27,188       0.9         270   $29,083       0.7
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       30   $36,136       0.0          30   $36,023       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       2,990   $23,918       2.6       2,300   $25,780       2.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          1,605   $15,884       2.8         835   $22,334       3.1
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       9,040   $21,768       4.7       5,880   $25,894       4.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 180   $26,806       0.0         135   $26,736       0.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    970   $16,742       4.7         545   $22,873       4.8
Pumping Station Operators                                      140   $31,250      10.6         105   $37,083      12.1
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     605   $20,256       1.5         440   $23,563       2.0
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                             320   $24,318       2.2         240   $27,206       2.1


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