Barbers in Texas
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Projected employment for Barbers in Texas is growing faster than average.
Barbers in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Barbers Work in Texas?
In 2018, there were 3,790 Barbers working in the state.
There were 3,380 Barbers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 410 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 420 Barbers working in it, which means Texas has more Barbers than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Barbers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.5%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,340 annual job openings, and 13,490 total jobs in 2026 for Barbers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 6,200 annual jobs and 64,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Barbers Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Barbers ranged from $19,570 to $49,370 with $28,820 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.41 to $23.73. The median hourly rate was $13.86.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $13.53 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.33.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Barbers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Barbers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||1,600||$26,340|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||970||$28,410|
Top States for Barbers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Barbers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Barbers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$38,310|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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