Job Training for Nebraska

Nebraska Job Training
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Nebraska presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Nebraska Economic Overview

In 2016, Nebraska Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 35th with over $115 billion and ranked 15th with a per capita GDP of over $53,000. For June 2017, Nebraska had an employed workforce of over 1 million and an unemployment rate of 2.9%. For 2016, Nebraska ranked 15th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Nebraska’s rank on this measure has risen from 22nd to 15th.

Nebraska Income Per PersonNebraska Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Nebraska, including the following major cities:

  • Nebraska Locations for Job TrainingGrand Island
  • Lincoln
  • Omaha
  • Sioux City

Nebraska Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Nebraska industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Nebraska economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Nebraska Sector Sizes

The Nebraska OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Mining, Logging, and Construction.

Mining, Logging, and Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Mining, Logging, and Construction is the top supersector in Nebraska, relative to the nation, with over with over 51,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Kiewit Corporation
  • Miller Electric Company
  • MP Nexlevel, LLC
  • Fagen, Inc.
  • Metropolitan Utilities District

Nebraska Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Nebraska Sector Growth

Nebraska OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Information supersector, the Professional & Business Services supersector, and the Other Services supersector.

Information. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Information is the top growth industry in Nebraska, relative to the rest of America, with over 18,000 employed (1.8% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Information employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 3.3% while the national average contracted -0.9%.

Professional & Business Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Professional & Business Services is one of the top growth industries in Nebraska, relative to the rest of America, with over 122,000 employed (11.9% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Professional & Business Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 5.0% while the national average grew 2.6%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • West Corporation
  • National Research Corporation

Other Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Other Services is one of the top growth industries in Nebraska, relative to the rest of America, with over 38,000 employed (3.7% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Other Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 4.9% while the national average grew 2.7%.

Nebraska Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Nebraska occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Nebraska Job Opportunities

Nebraska Job Training Providers

Nebraska has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Nebraska Training. See OJT trainers in Nebraska for additional training providers.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Nebraska. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Nebraska, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

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