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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Nebraska

What professions added the most jobs in Nebraska? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Nebraska is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Nebraska

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Nebraska increased from 901,690 to 942,950 with a net gain of 41,260. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of personal care aides with 4,120 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of general and operations managers with 4,120 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
901,690
942,950 41,260 4.58% $30,320
2 Personal Care Aides
1,830
5,950 4,120 225.14% $21,380
3 General and Operations Managers
7,700
11,320 3,620 47.01% $89,910
4 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
7,820
10,520 2,700 34.53% $43,650
5 Team Assemblers
6,650
9,090 2,440 36.69% $27,860
6 Helpers--Production Workers
1,300
3,470 2,170 166.92% $23,440
7 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
19,160
21,190 2,030 10.59% $17,250
8 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
9,290
11,090 1,800 19.38% $27,010
9 Customer Service Representatives
16,160
17,770 1,610 9.96% $28,470
10 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
3,850
5,440 1,590 41.30% $44,570
11 Carpenters
5,280
6,770 1,490 28.22% $31,620
12 Accountants and Auditors
7,160
8,630 1,470 20.53% $55,980
13 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
16,260
17,720 1,460 8.98% $24,340
14 Office Clerks, General
15,460
16,900 1,440 9.31% $21,610
15 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
1,930
3,340 1,410 73.06% $40,680
16 Machinists
2,480
3,800 1,320 53.23% $37,170
17 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
5,050
6,270 1,220 24.16% $29,020
18 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
1,000
2,210 1,210 121.00% $61,580
19 Cooks, Fast Food
3,390
4,590 1,200 35.40% $17,450
20 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
890
2,070 1,180 132.58% $29,980
21 Software Developers, Applications
3,330
4,420 1,090 32.73% $68,460
22 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
13,300
14,340 1,040 7.82% $27,070
23 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
420
1,370 950 226.19% $33,080
24 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
2,450
3,360 910 37.14% $29,430
25 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,750
2,600 850 48.57% $34,080
26 Retail Salespersons
28,450
29,280 830 2.92% $19,230
27 Childcare Workers
5,450
6,240 790 14.50% $17,720
28 Cashiers
23,950
24,730 780 3.26% $17,750
29 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
2,400
3,160 760 31.67% $63,320
30 Insurance Sales Agents
2,120
2,870 750 35.38% $45,420
31 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
3,330
4,070 740 22.22% $53,190
32 Packers and Packagers, Hand
4,590
5,330 740 16.12% $20,510
33 Food Batchmakers
530
1,240 710 133.96% $23,490
34 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
420
1,120 700 166.67% $28,680
35 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
810
1,490 680 83.95% $32,920
36 Lawyers
2,310
2,950 640 27.71% $83,080
37 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
690
1,330 640 92.75% $32,590
38 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
2,520
3,150 630 25.00% $55,480
39 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
3,660
4,290 630 17.21% $20,950
40 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
3,140
3,770 630 20.06% $33,250
41 Compliance Officers
2,210
2,830 620 28.05% $52,760
42 Construction Managers
1,470
2,070 600 40.82% $61,850
43 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
2,460
3,030 570 23.17% $63,870
44 Security Guards
3,890
4,450 560 14.40% $24,010
45 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
310
840 530 170.97% $29,910
46 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
3,520
4,050 530 15.06% $31,320
47 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
7,890
8,410 520 6.59% $32,190
48 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
2,570
3,070 500 19.46% $29,600
49 Driver/Sales Workers
3,140
3,630 490 15.61% $21,080
50 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
200
670 470 235.00% $35,730

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of computer hardware engineers with a growth rate of 261.54%. It is followed by the profession of surveying and mapping technicians which grew by 235.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Computer Hardware Engineers
130
470 340 261.54% $81,030
2 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
200
670 470 235.00% $35,730
3 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
420
1,370 950 226.19% $33,080
4 Personal Care Aides
1,830
5,950 4,120 225.14% $21,380
5 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
250
680 430 172.00% $36,120
6 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
310
840 530 170.97% $29,910
7 Helpers--Production Workers
1,300
3,470 2,170 166.92% $23,440
8 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
420
1,120 700 166.67% $28,680
9 Cargo and Freight Agents
220
570 350 159.09% $40,930
10 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
190
470 280 147.37% $37,470
11 Food Batchmakers
530
1,240 710 133.96% $23,490
12 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
890
2,070 1,180 132.58% $29,980
13 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
1,000
2,210 1,210 121.00% $61,580
14 Biochemists and Biophysicists
100
220 120 120.00% $52,260
15 Chemists
270
590 320 118.52% $54,150
16 Skincare Specialists
140
300 160 114.29% $30,430
17 Environmental Engineering Technicians
140
280 140 100.00% $42,610
18 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
190
370 180 94.74% $37,110
19 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
690
1,330 640 92.75% $32,590
20 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
220
420 200 90.91% $75,830
21 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
810
1,490 680 83.95% $32,920
22 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
180
330 150 83.33% $47,850
23 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
230
420 190 82.61% $35,410
24 Engineers, All Other
410
740 330 80.49% $47,450
25 Environmental Engineers
300
540 240 80.00% $69,050
26 Human Resources Managers
300
530 230 76.67% $89,850
27 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
1,930
3,340 1,410 73.06% $40,680
28 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
220
380 160 72.73% $27,340
29 Painters, Transportation Equipment
360
620 260 72.22% $35,260
30 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
190
320 130 68.42% $35,210
31 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
370
620 250 67.57% $26,020
32 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
120
200 80 66.67% $41,530
33 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
230
380 150 65.22% $23,430
34 Soil and Plant Scientists
310
510 200 64.52% $45,270
35 Art Directors
140
230 90 64.29% $69,160
36 Music Directors and Composers
170
270 100 58.82% $39,640
37 Industrial Engineering Technicians
160
250 90 56.25% $43,800
38 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
330
510 180 54.55% $32,940
39 Machinists
2,480
3,800 1,320 53.23% $37,170
40 Editors
470
720 250 53.19% $39,480
41 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
490
750 260 53.06% $29,030
42 Chemical Engineers
120
180 60 50.00% $68,210
43 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
100
150 50 50.00% $60,940
44 Mental Health Counselors
750
1,120 370 49.33% $42,170
45 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,750
2,600 850 48.57% $34,080
46 General and Operations Managers
7,700
11,320 3,620 47.01% $89,910
47 Conservation Scientists
220
320 100 45.45% $63,150
48 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
990
1,430 440 44.44% $77,390
49 Pharmacy Aides
140
200 60 42.86% $19,580
50 Physical Therapist Assistants
400
570 170 42.50% $45,810

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