Kearney Jobs

  • Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Kearney, NE

    Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel...

    from Army National Guard - 12 hours ago
  • Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers 1-866-538-3896

    CRST Malone - Kearney, NE

    Flatbed Owner Operators... DON’T JUST DRIVE, BELONG! $248,446Top Income Call a recruiter today and learn more about how we take care of our people. $2000 Sign-On...

    from CRST Malone - 6 days ago
  • Experienced Class-A CDL Drivers Wanted - 888-489-7910

    Swift Transportation Co - Kearney, NE

    Experienced Drivers Wanted! With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning CDL Class A truck driver. It's doable! We help you achieve Diamond Driver status with the best truck...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 10 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 decreased by 99% since September 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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