North Platte Jobs

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    Simon Contractors - North Platte, NE

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    from Simon Contractors - 5 days ago
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    Swift Transportation Co - North Platte, NE

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    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 27 days ago
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North Platte, Nebraska

North Platte is a city in Lincoln County in southwestern Nebraska on I-80 where the South Platte River and the North Platte River join to form the Platte River. The population was 23,878 at the 2000 census and was 24,386 by the 2006 estimate. It is the county seat of Lincoln County . North Platte is a railroad town; Union Pacific Railroad's large Bailey Yard is located within the city. Today, North Platte is served only by freight trains, but during World War II the city was famous for the North Platte Canteen. Tens of thousands of volunteers from North Platte and surrounding towns met the troop trains passing through North Platte, offering coffee, sandwiches and hospitality. North Platte is the birthplace of Nebraska's Senior Senator Chuck Hagel.

North Platte Careers

Among the most common occupations in North Platte are Sales and office occupations, 27%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 20%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 17%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in North Platte, Nebraska work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

North Platte Industries

The leading industries in North Platte, Nebraska are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Transportation and warehousing, and utilities, 18%; and Retail trade, 15%. Simply Hired's North Platte job listings indicate that the following industries in North Platte are hiring the most workers:

North Platte Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in North Platte, Nebraska is $28,301, and the median income of households in North Platte was $34,181.

Average Salaries in North Platte, NE

North Platte, NE


According to our North Platte Trends data, the number of North Platte, Nebraska jobs has increased by 31% since August 2013.
North Platte job trends

North Platte Employment Statistics

Population of North Platte
Total population 23,878
Male 48.58%
Female 51.42%
Median age 36.5
North Platte Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.5%
Median cost of a home $75,500
Median mortgage payment $500
Renter-occupied homes 35.5%
Vacant housing 7.2%
Median monthly rent $427
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $36,445
Median for all female full-time $20,157
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$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 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 27%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 57%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 11%
White 95%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 4%
North Platte Commute
Carpool 8.5%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 14 minutes