Omaha Jobs

  • Landscape Supervisor / Foreman

    Urban Prairie Landesign - Omaha, NE

    Landscape Supervisor / Foreman Overseeing of all crew teams of installations and development Communicating production goals and other items with crews and customers Managing...

    from Urban Prairie Landesign - 7 hours ago
  • Part Time Restaurant Team Member

    Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers - Omaha, NE

    Founded in 2002, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is a national, quick-casual restaurant franchise best known for its cooked-to-order steakburgers, crispy shoestring fries...

    from Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers - 2 days ago
  • Operating Room Operating Room Technician

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Omaha, NE

    Travel Operating Room Technicians with MedStaff receive excellent assignment opportunities across the U.S. and some of the best benefits you could ask for, including: Free,...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 2 days ago
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Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is the largest city in the State of Nebraska, United States. It is the county seat of Douglas County. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 390,007. According to the 2006 census estimate, Omaha's population rose to 427,872, which includes an extra population count of approximately 8,300 people by annexing the smaller city of Elkhorn. Located on the eastern edge of Nebraska, it is on the Missouri River, about 20 miles north of the mouth of the Platte River. Omaha is the anchor of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Council Bluffs, Iowa lies directly across the Missouri River from Omaha. The city and its suburbs formed the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2000, with an estimated population of 822,549 residing in eight counties or about 1.2 million within a 50-mile radius. Omaha has a rich cultural and historical legacy. Cultural highlights include the Joslyn Art Museum, the Durham Western Heritage Museum, the Holland Performing...more

Omaha Economy

With diversification in several industries, including banking, insurance, telecommunications, architecture/construction, and transportation, Omaha's economy has grown dramatically since the early 1990s. Omaha's most prominent businessman is Warren Buffett, nicknamed the "Oracle of Omaha", who is ranked by Forbes Magazine as the third richest man in the world. Omaha is also home to the headquarters of several major corporations, including Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra Foods, The Gallup Organization, infoUSA, and Union Pacific, Mutual of Omaha. Many large data processing firms have major operations in Omaha, including First Data and PayPal.

Omaha Careers

Among the most common occupations in Omaha are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Omaha, Nebraska work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Omaha Industries

The leading industries in Omaha, Nebraska are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 20%; Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing, 10%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Omaha job listings indicate that the following industries in Omaha are hiring the most workers:

Omaha Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Omaha, Nebraska is $34,289, and the median income of households in Omaha was $40,484.

Average Salaries in Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE


According to our Omaha Trends data, the number of Omaha, Nebraska jobs has increased by 93% since October 2013.
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Omaha Employment Statistics

Population of Omaha
Total population 373,215
Male 48.84%
Female 51.16%
Median age 34.1
Omaha Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.6%
Median cost of a home $124,400
Median mortgage payment $753
Renter-occupied homes 42.4%
Vacant housing 8.1%
Median monthly rent $623
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,201
Median for all male full-time $36,841
Median for all female full-time $31,737
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 22%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 45%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 13%
White 79%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 2%
Other 5%
Omaha Commute
Carpool 10.0%
Public transportation 1.7%
Average travel time 18 minutes