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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Lincoln, Nebraska Metro Area

MSA: Lincoln, NE
counties: Lancaster, Seward
Population (2016 estimate): 327,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 2.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 188,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,070

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 7,360 42.0 0.8 $84,130
Business and Financial Operations 11,080 63.2 1.2 $54,960
IT and Mathematical 5,810 33.1 1.1 $61,250
Architecture and Engineering 2,880 16.4 0.9 $65,610
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,940 11.1 1.4 $50,700
Community and Social Services 3,830 21.8 1.5 $36,270
Legal and Judicial 1,100 6.3 0.8 $63,480
Education, Training, and Library 10,380 59.3 1.0 $49,390
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,720 15.5 1.1 $38,130
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 10,570 60.3 1.0 $55,280
Healthcare Support 4,560 26.0 0.9 $28,160
Protective Services 2,850 16.3 0.7 $39,270
Food Preparation and Serving Related 15,730 89.8 1.0 $19,890
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,340 30.5 1.0 $22,930
Personal Care and Services 5,170 29.5 0.9 $22,410
Sales and Related 17,060 97.3 0.9 $25,270
Office and Administrative Support 29,660 169.3 1.1 $31,620
Construction and Extraction 7,100 40.5 1.0 $39,820
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,960 34.0 0.9 $43,920
Production 11,250 64.2 1.0 $37,520
Transportation and Material Moving 12,680 72.4 1.0 $35,890

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