Agriculture & Food Processing

Includes industries such as crop production; animal production; converted paper product manufacturing; plastics bottle manufacturing; glass container manufacturing; dog and cat food manufacturing; sugarcane mills; frozen specialist food manufacturing; poultry processing; and retail bakeries.

Weekly wage paid: $650.58

H3 Occupations in the Agriculture & Food Processing Industry Cluster. NEworks supplies data on the number of current job openings. The Nebraska Department of Labor’s (NDOL), Office of Labor Market Information provides required education data, and the NDOL’s Occupational Employment Statistics program provides median salary information.

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Standard Occupation TitleStatewide Job OpeningsEducationStatewide Median Salary for Q2 2015
Accountants and AuditorsNationwide Hot Job50 Bachelor's degree $59,098.59
Administrative Services Managers5 Bachelor's degree $75,831.40
Advertising and Promotions ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job3 Bachelor's degree $82,013.84
Agricultural and Food Science TechniciansGreen Job6 Associate's degree $36,123.12
Agricultural InspectorsGreen Job9 Bachelor's degree N/A
Architects, Except Landscape and NavalGreen Job1 Bachelor's degree $72,105.40
Architectural and Engineering ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job2 Bachelor's degree $121,324.11
Biological Technicians5 Bachelor's degree $36,616.04
Budget Analysts0 Bachelor's degree $60,307.93
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine SpecialistsGreen Job28 High school diploma or equivalent $39,676.27
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm ProductsGreen Job1 High school diploma or equivalent $57,113.63
ChemistsGreen Job2 Bachelor's degree $56,290.05
Chief ExecutivesNationwide Hot JobGreen Job48 Bachelor's degree $196,420.72
Civil EngineersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job17 Bachelor's degree $78,014.34
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists1 Bachelor's degree $61,315.20
**N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.

CLUSTER PROJECTIONS-Nebraska

Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Long-term Industry Projections

EMPLOYMENT BY GENDER-Nebraska

Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Administrative & Wage Records

EMPLOYMENT BY AGE GROUP-Nebraska


Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Administrative & Wage Records
Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Administrative & Wage Records