A line graph showing the trends of Nebraska's total number of people working from January 2012 to May 2022. Nebraska began with 967,953 people working. While the number fluctuated over time, it eventually reached a pre-pandemic high of 1,022,020 in January 2020, before precipitously falling to 960,216 in May 2020 during the early days of the pandemic. In May 2022, the figure returned to a new high of 1,042,762.