Kearney Jobs

  • Fire Sprinkler Fitters, HVAC Technician, Plumber

    Bamford - Kearney, NE

    Looking to fill multiple positions.  Experience a plus, however would be willing to train the right person.  Competitive wages with benefit package including health insurance and...

    from Bamford, Inc. - 15 days ago
  • Safety and Health Consultant/Specialist

    Great Plains Safety and Health Organzation - Kearney, NE

    Great Plains Safety and Health Organization is seeking a qualified Safety and Health Consultant/Specialist to join our growing team. Primary responsibilities include developing...

    from Great Plains Safety and Health Organzation - 22 days ago
  • Transportation Management Coordinator - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Kearney, NE

    Army troops, equipment, and supplies only work if they can get to where they need to be. That's why the United States Armed Forces own and operate over 50,000 heavy trucks and...

    from Army National Guard - 3 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 16% since April 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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