Some of the most notable colleges in Nebraska are the University of Nebraska, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and Bellevue University.
You'll find the highest paid college graduates in Nebraska at Creighton University. It's far and away the best four-year college in Nebraska by earning potential.
Outside of Omaha, alumni from Chadron State and Wayne State have a different story: they're some of the lowest paid college graduates in Nebraska.
The statistics above refer to salary figures for students without graduate degrees. Including students who go on to earn an advanced degree results in a minor increase in most salary numbers.
For those students who are coming into the Cornhusker State with their eye on the job market, prospects for grads are fairly diverse. Many graduates from Nebraska's colleges go on to work in careers in the Biosolutions, Transportation Logistics, Software and Technology, Finance and Insurance, RandD and Engineering, Tourism, Health Services, and Advanced Manufacturing industries.
Popular employers for Nebraska graduates include Offutt Air Force Base; University of Nebraska; First Data; Health and Human Service Dept; Tyson Fresh Meats; University of Nebraska Medical Center; Union Pacific Railroad Co., and Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company.