AVERAGE HOURS AND EARNINGS OF PRODUCTION WORKERS BY INDUSTRY
Nebraska - 1995 to 2015              
  Weekly Weekly Hourly   Weekly Weekly Hourly
Industry Title Earnings Hours Earnings   Earnings Hours Earnings
  2015    
Manufacturing $744.15 42.0 $17.74        
Durable Goods 791.71 41.2 19.21        
Nondurable Goods 705.53 42.6 16.56        
  2013   2014
Manufacturing $688.38 41.1 $16.75   $715.58 41.6 $17.19
Durable Goods 732.78 41.3 17.74   746.63 41.2 18.13
Nondurable Goods 648.49 40.9 15.86   688.09 42.0 16.38
  2011   2012
Manufacturing $675.79 40.8 $16.58   $670.59 40.3 $16.64
Durable Goods 738.78 41.9 17.65   727.59 41.2 17.66
Nondurable Goods 624.75 39.9 15.66   620.94 39.5 15.72
2009   2010
Manufacturing $639.98 40.7 $16.06   $654.13 40.6 $16.13
 Durable Goods 675.58 41.0 16.47   724.29 42.3 17.12
 Nondurable Goods 635.89 40.4 16.19   599.93 39.2 15.31
  2007   2008
Manufacturing $646.23 42.6 $15.19   $645.50 42.3 $15.26
 Durable Goods 659.42 42.2 15.64   659.60 42.5 15.52
  Machinery Manufacturing 684.50 41.9 16.35   NA NA NA
 Nondurable Goods 634.30 42.9 14.79   634.27 42.2 15.03
  Food & Kindred Products 639.86 43.5 14.74   NA NA NA
  2005   2006
Manufacturing $617.60 40.0 $15.44   $615.14 40.9 $15.04
 Durable Goods 621.18 40.6 15.30   636.81 39.7 15.60
  Machinery Manufacturing 656.03 41.6 15.77   618.57 38.6 16.04
 Nondurable Goods 614.62 39.5 15.56   635.29 41.9 14.56
  Food & Kindred Products 619.40 38.0 16.30   666.30 42.2 15.13
  2003*   2004*
Manufacturing $618.18 41.6 $14.86   $631.90 41.6 $15.19
 Durable Goods 592.24 41.3 14.34   622.22 41.9 14.85
 Nondurable Goods 638.70 41.8 15.28   640.04 41.4 15.46
  Food & Kindred Products 674.71 41.7 16.18   665.25 41.5 16.03
  2001*   2002*
Manufacturing $561.97 41.2 $13.64   $588.70 41.9 $14.05
 Durable Goods 538.33 41.0 13.13   561.14 41.2 13.62
  Industrial Machinery 604.85 41.4 14.61   631.34 42.4 14.89
 Nondurable Goods 586.40 41.5 14.13   614.72 42.6 14.43
  Food & Kindred Products 616.04 42.9 14.36   642.98 43.8 14.68
  1999   2000
Manufacturing $535.06 41.9 $12.77   $535.30 41.4 $12.93
 Durable Goods 552.47 42.4 13.03   558.87 41.8 13.37
  Furniture and Fixtures 541.42 40.8 13.27   554.07 43.8 12.65
  Stone, Clay, Glass 572.49 45.4 12.61   600.77 44.8 13.41
  Fabricated Metals 507.94 40.7 12.48   520.90 40.6 12.83
  Industrial Machinery 631.72 44.3 14.26   633.31 43.2 14.66
  Electronic Equipment 525.84 40.7 12.93   497.04 39.7 12.52
  Transportation Equipment 523.33 41.9 12.49   550.20 42.0 13.10
 Nondurable Goods 517.91 41.4 12.51   511.27 41.0 12.47
  Food & Kindred Products 506.24 41.7 12.14   493.99 41.2 11.99
   Meat 473.47 41.1 11.52   460.22 40.8 11.28
   Grain Mill 774.30 43.5 17.80   782.00 43.3 18.06
  Paper and Allied Products 584.36 41.8 13.98   559.37 41.1 13.61
  Printing & Publishing 467.38 36.6 12.77   477.36 36.0 13.26
  Chemicals & Allied Products 630.24 41.3 15.26   605.71 40.3 15.03
  Petroleum, Coal & Plastic 611.73 44.2 13.84   617.38 43.6 14.16
  1997   1998
Manufacturing $499.32 41.3 $12.09 $516.37 41.9 $12.32
 Durable Goods 541.30 43.2 12.53 543.70 42.3 12.85
  Furniture and Fixtures 476.43 42.5 11.21 520.46 42.1 12.34
  Stone, Clay, Glass 541.46 46.2 11.72 539.87 44.9 12.03
  Fabricated Metals 469.04 40.4 11.61 479.44 40.3 11.89
  Industrial Machinery 608.52 44.0 13.83 602.78 43.3 13.91
  Electronic Equipment 618.32 45.7 13.53 581.62 42.5 13.68
  Transportation Equipment 479.45 41.8 11.47 510.75 41.7 12.25
 Nondurable Goods 455.88 39.3 11.60 488.31 41.5 11.77
  Food & Kindred Products 426.69 38.2 11.17 475.77 41.8 11.37
   Meat 368.94 36.1 10.22 419.74 40.2 10.40
   Grain Mill 753.06 46.6 16.16 779.85 46.6 16.72
  Paper and Allied Products 543.95 43.0 12.65 555.95 42.5 13.07
  Printing & Publishing 431.97 37.4 11.55 447.36 37.1 12.07
  Chemicals & Allied Products 579.47 39.5 14.67 559.71 40.2 13.92
  Petroleum, Coal & Plastic 605.68 46.2 13.11 579.64 43.7 13.28
  1995   1996
Manufacturing $464.39 41.5 $11.19 $478.82 41.6 $11.51
 Durable Goods 498.07 42.9 11.61 513.54 43.3 11.86
  Furniture and Fixtures 429.84 42.1 10.21 442.39 41.5 10.66
  Stone, Clay, Glass 451.31 42.1 10.72 479.39 43.7 10.97
  Fabricated Metals 455.03 40.7 11.18 459.49 40.2 11.43
  Industrial Machinery 572.03 43.6 13.12 599.35 44.2 13.56
  Electronic Equipment 546.43 44.9 12.17 553.29 46.3 11.95
  Transportation Equipment 440.79 41.9 10.52 467.32 42.6 10.97
 Nondurable Goods 431.88 40.1 10.77 446.71 40.1 11.14
  Food & Kindred Products 412.17 39.9 10.33 423.84 39.5 10.73
   Meat 373.46 38.7 9.65 373.74 37.6 9.94
   Grain Mill 722.22 48.7 14.83 767.51 48.7 15.76
  Paper and Allied Products 474.97 40.7 11.67 484.30 40.8 11.87
  Printing & Publishing 436.21 38.5 11.33 429.79 37.9 11.34
  Chemicals & Allied Products 489.57 39.9 12.27 540.29 40.2 13.44
  Petroleum, Coal & Plastic 518.74 41.8 12.41   574.72 44.9 12.80
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016
*2001 to 2012 numbers based on NAICS code; other years based on SIC code
Last Updated: 4/6/2016
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov