2011-2012

The data for this report were collected through mail surveys, follow-up telephone calls and inquiries to academic departments. Overall response rate was 74%.

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Graduates and Respondents
Degree
Graduates
Respondents
% Responding
Bachelors
4660
3449
74.01%
Masters/JD
1299
981
75.5%
Doctorate
363
236
65.0%

 

EMPLOYED RESPONDENTS

  • 82.68% were satisfied with their job
  • 81.01% reported their job was related to their education
  • Of those reporting that they had previously worked for the employer, 42.47% worked as an intern or co-op.

 OVERALL EMPLOYMENT SECTOR OF GRADUATES

Employment Sector Chart

 POST GRADUATION PLANS

  • 26.09% of Bachelor degree recipients indicated they were pursuing additional education.
  • 3.34% of all respondents indicated they were not seeking employment or selected "other" and noted items such as "traveling" or "family issues" that would delay job seeking.

SALARIES - see more salary information by major

  • Average annual reported salaries of respondents:
    • Bachelors average $39,260
    • Masters average $52,179
    • Doctorate average $56,049

LOCATIONS

  • 69.92% reported that they were employed in Nebraska
  • 11% were employed in states bordering Nebraska
  • 1.3% were employed outside of the United States

map of employment locations

Top 15 Employment Locations
2011-2012
2010-2011
2009-2010
2008-2009
Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln
Omaha Omaha Omaha Omaha
Kansas City KS/MO Kansas City KS/MO Kansas City KS/MO Kansas City MO/KS
Grand Island NE Grand Island NE Papillion NE Houston TX
New York NY Denver CO Houston TX Norfolk NE
Kearney NE Houston TX Dallas TX Tokyo Japan
Columbus NE Kearney NE Grand Island NE Minneapolis MN
Denver CO Minneapolis MN Chicago IL Washington DC
Chicago IL New York NY Kearney NE Des Moines IA
Crete NE York NE Hastings NE Kearney NE
Fremont NE Beatrice NE Denver CO Grand Island NE
Dallas TX Columbus NE Bellevue NE Bellevue NE
Minneapolis MN Chicago IL North Platte NE Denver CO
Papillion NE Des Moines IA New York NY Columbus NE
Hastings NE Washington DC Washington DC Sioux Falls SD

 

Employers Hiring Most Graduates (self reported, alpha order)
2011-2012 2010-2011 2009-2010 2008-2009
BKD Agile Sports Bryan LGH Bryan LGH
Bryan LGH Archer Daniels Midlan Cargill Deloitte & Touche
Burns & McDonnell Cargill Cedars Youth Services Gallup
Cedars Cerner Corporation Cerner Corporation Kiewit
Cerner ConAgra ConAgra Leo A Daly
ConAgra Epic Systems Gallup Lincoln Public Schools
Deloitte Gallup HDR Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Gallup Kiewit Kiewit Mutual of Omaha
Hy-Vee KVC Behavioral Health KPMG National Research Corporation
Kiewit Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln Public Schools Omaha Public Schools
Lincoln Public Schools Millard Public Schools Millard Public Schools Saint Elizabeth Hospital
Nebraska Game & Parks Commission Mutual of Omaha Omaha Public Schools Sandhills Publishing
Nelnet National Research Corporation Sandhills Publishing State Farm
Omaha Public Schools Omaha Public Schools Saint Elizabeth Hospital State of Nebraska
Sandhills Publishing Sandhills Publishing State of Nebraska Teach for America
State of Nebraska State of Nebraska Union Bank & Trust Union Bank & Trust
Union Bank & Trust Union Bank & Trust Union Pacific Railroad United States Military
Union Pacific Union Pacific University of Nebraska University of Nebraska
United States Military University of Nebraska United States Military USDA
University of Nebraska United States Military Wells Fargo Wells Fargo

 

Top Graduate School Desinations
2011-2012 2010-2011
University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of Nebraska Medical Center University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of Nebraskat at Omaha University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska-Lincoln/Iowa State
Creighton University Creighton University
Iowa State University University of Nebraska at Kearney
Doane College University of Missouri
Des Moines University Texas A & M University
University of Michigan University of Minnesota
Palmer School of Chiropractic University of Texas
University of South Dakota Kansas State University
University of Illinois Iowa State University
University of Iowa Doane College
Purdue University Purdue University
University of North Texas Nebraska Methodist
University of Oregon Oklahoma State University
University of Missouri Oregon State
University of Virginia Ohio State
Michigan State Colorado State
University of Denver