Lincoln Jobs

  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - Lincoln, NE

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

    from U.S. Navy - 3 hours ago
  • Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Lincoln, NE

    A great number of our food products come from animals. Therefore, the front line in providing quality food to our Soldiers is provided by the Veterinary Food Inspection...

    from Army National Guard - 1 day ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Drivers – Regional Dedicated Runs Available - 866-544-0875

    Hogan - Lincoln, NE

    Class A CDL truck drivers, our Dedicated routes will keep you driving and give you quality home time! We have a run in your area. Know where your next mile is coming...

    from Hogan - 5 hours ago
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Lincoln, Nebraska

The City of Lincoln is the capital and the second most populous city of the U.S. state of Nebraska. Lincoln is also the county seat of Lancaster County and the home of the University of Nebraska.

Lincoln Economy

Lincoln's economy is fairly typical of a mid-sized American city; most economic activity is derived from service industries. The state government and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are both large contributors to the local economy. Other prominent industries in Lincoln include banking, information technology, insurance, and rail and truck transport. Three regional fast-food restaurant chains began in Lincoln: Amigos/Kings Classic, Runza Restaurants and Valentino's. Public Transportation Rail Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, provides service to Lincoln, operating its California Zephyr daily in each direction between Chicago and Emeryville, California, across the bay from San Francisco. Bus A public bus transit system, StarTran, operates in Lincoln. StarTran's fleet consists of 60 full-sized buses and 9 Handi-Vans.

Lincoln Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lincoln are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Lincoln, Nebraska work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Lincoln Industries

The leading industries in Lincoln, Nebraska are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 23%; Retail trade, 11%; and Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing, 9%. Simply Hired's Lincoln job listings indicate that the following industries in Lincoln are hiring the most workers:

Lincoln Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska is $33,737, and the median income of households in Lincoln was $45,790.

Average Salaries in Lincoln, NE

Lincoln, NE


According to our Lincoln Trends data, the number of Lincoln, Nebraska jobs has increased by 25% since April 2013.
Lincoln job trends

Lincoln Employment Statistics

Population of Lincoln
Total population 226,062
Male 49.18%
Female 50.82%
Median age 33.3
Lincoln Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.1%
Median cost of a home $131,700
Median mortgage payment $757
Renter-occupied homes 39.9%
Vacant housing 6.1%
Median monthly rent $612
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,153
Median for all male full-time $36,731
Median for all female full-time $30,743
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 23%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 54%
Separated 1%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 10%
White 91%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 3%
Other 2%
Lincoln Commute
Carpool 10.9%
Public transportation 1.4%
Average travel time 17 minutes