Kearney Jobs

  • Experienced CDL-A Team Truck Drivers – .56cpm Split!

    Navajo Express - Kearney, NE

    Hiring experienced CDL-A team truck drivers! Bonus Pay Through Dec. 31st! * Call 866-672-4002 to speak with a recruiter today! * Earn .56cpm SPLIT with 5,000 miles PER WEEK! *...

    from Navajo Express - 2 days ago
  • Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Kearney, NE

    MedStaff has an opportunity in Kearney, NE for a Intensive Care Unit Travel Nurse. For over 21 years, MedStaff has been placing travel nurses and healthcare professionals across...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 18 days ago
  • Registered Nurse RN, Medical Surgical

    Right Solutions - Kearney, NE

    The Registered Nurse RN, Medical Surgical professional will perform a variety of duties to care for and comfort the sick, injured, or others requiring medical services. This...

    from The Right Solutions - 8 days ago
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Kearney, Nebraska

Kearney is a city in Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 27,431 at the 2000 census and increased to 29,385 by 2006. It is the county seat of Buffalo County . Home of University of Nebraska-Kearney. Kearney is pronounced "kar-ney" , not "ker-ney".

Kearney Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kearney are Sales and office occupations, 29%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Kearney, Nebraska work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Kearney Industries

The leading industries in Kearney, Nebraska are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Retail trade, 16%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Kearney job listings indicate that the following industries in Kearney are hiring the most workers:

Kearney Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kearney, Nebraska is $26,258, and the median income of households in Kearney was $34,829.

Average Salaries in Kearney, NE

Kearney, NE


According to our Kearney Trends data, the number of Kearney, Nebraska jobs has increased by 15% since October 2013.
Kearney job trends

Kearney Employment Statistics

Population of Kearney
Total population 27,431
Male 48.07%
Female 51.93%
Median age 27.3
Kearney Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.5%
Median cost of a home $94,700
Median mortgage payment $599
Renter-occupied homes 43.5%
Vacant housing 5.0%
Median monthly rent $509
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,150
Median for all female full-time $22,366
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 22%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 47%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 8%
White 96%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Kearney Commute
Carpool 7.4%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 14 minutes

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