MALE AND FEMALE EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION
Nebraska -- 2000 & 2010            
  2000 2010
Occupation Total Female Male Total Female Male
Managerial, Professional, & Related 289,073 142,403 146,670 328,978 170,082 158,896
  Management 129,563 47,351 82,212 139,803 54,663 85,140
      Management occupations 65,331 25,376 39,955 97,579 30,640 59,426
      Farmers and farm managers 30,595 3,083 27,512 NA NA NA
      Business and financial operations 33,937 18,892 15,045 42,224 23,983 18,241
  Professional 159,510 95,052 64,458 189,175 115,368 73,807
      Computer and mathematical occupations 18,380 5,343 13,037 21,853 4,851 17,002
      Architecture and engineering 11,615 1,385 10,230 10,673 1,014 9,659
      Life, physical, and social science 6,527 2,587 3,940 7,658 3,048 4,610
      Community and social services 12,877 7,795 5,082 16,131 9,501 6,630
      Legal 6,520 2,930 3,590 7,834 3,784 4,050
     Education, training, and library 49,585 36,154 13,431 57,437 43,882 13,555
     Arts, design, entertainment, sports 12,600 6,781 5,819 13,531 6,630 6,901
     Health care practitioners 41,406 32,077 9,329 54,058 42,652 11,406
Service Occupations 127,865 82,444 45,421 157,700 99,193 58,507
  Healthcare Support 19,194 17,179 2,015 24,674 22,305 2,369
  Protective Services 11,309 2,491 8,818 14,163 3,626 10,537
  Food Preparation 44,498 28,863 15,635 52,084 31,719 20,365
  Building and Grounds Cleaning 25,830 11,081 14,749 33,696 13,613 20,083
  Personal Care 27,034 22,830 4,204 33,083 27,955 5,128
Sales and Office Occupations 231,800 151,695 80,105 232,955 151,188 81,767
  Sales and related occupations 98,526 49,443 49,083 100,976 48,670 52,306
  Office and administrative support 133,274 102,252 31,022 131,979 102,416 29,563
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry 14,136 2,112 12,024 13,194 1,821 11,373
Construction, Extraction & Maintenance 81,626 2,837 78,789 89,296 3,393 85,903
Production, Transportation & Material Moving 132,737 33,241 99,496 126,175 30,156 96,019
  Production Occupations 76,664 24,873 51,791 64,165 20,854 43,311
  Transportation and Material Moving 56,073 8,368 47,705 62,010 9,403 52,607
Total (employed persons 16 years & over) 877,237 414,732 462,505 935,104 453,525 481,579
  Percent of Total 100.0% 47.3% 52.7% 100.0% 48.5% 51.5%
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census and American Community Survey, 2013
Last Updated: 8/21/13
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov