Nebraska Average Annual Wages by County
Average wages and salaries (dollars)
Year/County 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Nebraska $48,263 $49,431 $51,222 $51,624 $53,461 $54,836 $56,163
Adams 41,871 42,723 44,469 44,087 46,201 46,846 47,996
Antelope 35,347 36,766 39,153 39,250 42,044 41,867 43,487
Arthur 39,109 39,545 43,090 42,769 46,074 45,533 49,106
Banner 41,809 43,327 45,982 44,597 48,522 47,539 48,473
Blaine 36,035 39,397 38,624 37,819 38,470 38,925 40,960
Boone 39,842 40,756 42,646 43,213 44,924 45,013 47,049
Box Butte 53,672 57,444 57,489 58,289 61,010 60,380 61,973
Boyd 30,728 31,536 32,600 32,937 35,031 36,388 37,889
Brown 35,991 37,081 38,490 38,882 40,837 42,854 44,599
Buffalo 43,194 43,429 45,175 44,909 46,428 48,284 48,975
Burt 37,146 38,448 40,140 40,211 43,201 43,919 44,803
Butler 41,263 41,599 44,268 43,468 48,256 49,032 49,559
Cass 39,938 41,697 43,192 43,648 43,928 45,839 47,287
Cedar 37,695 40,098 41,820 41,445 43,109 43,327 44,891
Chase 38,850 40,434 42,336 42,478 44,347 43,435 45,204
Cherry 32,716 33,292 35,343 35,178 38,233 38,324 39,481
Cheyenne 51,352 53,648 61,247 63,717 65,111 61,921 63,142
Clay 43,776 45,186 47,889 48,313 49,747 50,171 52,272
Colfax 41,521 42,003 43,927 45,885 47,002 47,389 53,562
Cuming 38,376 40,973 42,661 43,217 44,736 45,819 47,626
Custer 39,942 40,876 43,268 44,447 46,264 46,821 47,133
Dakota 44,667 44,905 45,892 47,235 50,757 49,846 52,939
Dawes 37,508 39,269 40,000 40,174 42,111 42,811 44,768
Dawson 40,501 41,326 42,578 42,752 44,696 45,086 47,090
Deuel 32,997 32,555 34,004 35,825 37,885 38,266 39,495
Dixon 39,403 38,379 39,775 40,944 46,866 43,711 45,546
Dodge 41,817 41,168 42,288 43,093 44,741 45,614 47,002
Douglas 54,820 55,943 57,870 58,363 60,016 62,092 63,211
Dundy 39,997 41,639 43,517 46,635 44,625 47,326 48,009
Fillmore 39,108 40,518 42,815 43,482 46,578 47,720 49,235
Franklin 35,467 35,694 36,757 37,296 38,650 41,072 42,696
Frontier 38,225 38,350 39,283 40,144 44,118 44,432 45,059
Furnas 39,656 41,092 43,132 43,125 45,163 45,698 47,412
Gage 39,413 40,320 41,493 42,140 44,135 45,018 46,372
Garden 36,211 37,329 38,410 37,839 40,441 40,368 42,815
Garfield 30,547 31,922 33,747 34,772 36,114 37,010 37,057
Gosper 40,035 40,710 43,786 42,498 45,160 45,161 46,907
Grant 32,646 31,623 34,836 33,226 34,021 34,075 35,847
Greeley 33,860 34,714 37,670 37,567 38,756 39,613 41,593
Hall 43,186 43,752 44,827 45,315 47,540 48,297 49,415
Hamilton 42,320 43,427 46,274 46,572 48,563 50,256 52,890
Harlan 34,306 35,908 36,493 36,370 38,773 39,367 41,664
Hayes 36,626 38,400 42,803 42,095 43,552 43,985 46,271
Hitchcock 44,648 43,988 44,880 44,952 47,489 49,094 49,983
Holt 37,169 38,385 40,201 40,703 43,065 42,532 44,336
Hooker 32,821 33,250 34,838 34,167 35,351 36,197 37,652
Howard 35,844 36,058 38,308 38,476 39,706 41,074 42,251
Jefferson 38,532 39,897 41,723 41,954 44,213 44,447 46,205
Johnson 43,467 42,637 44,714 44,010 46,156 48,691 50,508
Kearney 39,196 39,783 42,154 42,729 45,169 45,869 47,292
Keith 36,936 37,617 38,504 38,940 39,971 41,973 43,452
Keya Paha 32,541 33,179 36,233 32,514 34,241 33,369 35,553
Kimball 41,285 43,267 48,552 50,422 53,814 51,985 47,693
Knox 33,534 34,749 35,871 36,883 38,687 39,754 41,780
Lancaster 48,292 49,627 51,207 51,470 53,190 54,426 55,694
Lincoln 47,559 49,383 51,575 50,794 53,276 54,119 55,691
Logan 35,804 36,977 38,661 38,192 38,864 40,644 42,624
Loup 31,877 32,649 31,993 31,521 33,486 33,732 34,416
McPherson 31,704 32,373 35,103 35,109 37,165 35,728 38,905
Madison 41,564 42,687 43,925 44,627 46,792 48,068 49,245
Merrick 38,291 40,196 42,375 43,491 45,715 47,133 48,274
Morrill 39,581 41,677 43,567 45,433 45,594 47,181 48,042
Nance 38,597 41,415 43,691 43,408 45,076 45,061 46,816
Nemaha 56,900 60,436 60,686 60,407 61,300 61,545 65,284
Nuckolls 34,265 35,005 37,173 36,988 40,883 38,966 40,598
Otoe 40,877 41,835 43,025 43,477 45,850 47,049 47,962
Pawnee 38,127 38,169 38,833 39,124 42,083 38,832 41,457
Perkins 44,121 45,797 47,712 49,197 50,576 51,847 53,038
Phelps 43,970 44,819 46,622 46,925 49,496 50,052 52,059
Pierce 36,928 38,294 40,533 40,623 42,965 43,903 44,696
Platte 44,689 45,769 46,816 47,484 49,899 51,606 53,255
Polk 36,637 38,237 40,418 40,279 42,041 43,117 44,787
Red Willow 40,281 42,051 43,941 43,771 45,358 46,282 47,300
Richardson 36,615 37,315 38,637 39,260 41,338 41,995 42,969
Rock 34,869 36,784 39,875 40,235 42,356 43,725 45,005
Saline 44,054 44,410 46,385 46,677 48,650 49,541 50,890
Sarpy 51,023 52,318 54,555 54,622 56,174 57,637 59,199
Saunders 37,763 38,754 40,723 41,174 43,369 44,680 45,953
Scotts Bluff 43,870 46,007 47,606 47,147 49,367 49,712 51,371
Seward 41,804 43,412 45,267 44,949 47,181 47,363 48,675
Sheridan 33,907 34,939 36,364 36,440 38,768 39,265 40,504
Sherman 33,641 34,310 35,014 34,744 36,382 37,545 39,694
Sioux 34,324 35,311 39,049 38,691 40,989 40,077 43,301
Stanton 55,190 57,354 64,008 62,437 66,658 63,392 67,588
Thayer 40,705 42,846 46,558 47,179 47,823 46,657 47,308
Thomas 38,729 39,722 38,157 39,691 43,729 42,603 40,607
Thurston 47,009 49,158 50,596 50,141 52,356 55,955 54,293
Valley 36,994 38,096 40,326 40,429 42,128 43,316 44,751
Washington 55,460 58,584 60,611 63,127 61,962 65,416 63,739
Wayne 37,348 38,830 39,944 40,782 43,396 45,341 46,694
Webster 35,323 36,172 37,055 37,116 38,806 38,298 39,766
Wheeler 34,901 35,041 36,819 34,935 36,734 35,552 38,307
York 39,853 41,770 43,163 44,078 45,693 46,271 47,131
Legend / Footnotes:
Note -- All dollar estimates are in current dollars (not adjusted for inflation).
Average compensation per job is compensation of employees divided by total full-time and part-time wage and salary employment
Last updated: November 17, 2016 -- new estimates for 2015
by Nebraska Databook
Source: USDOC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2018
e-mail: Michael.Lundeen@nebraska.gov