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Computer Workers in Texas

Considering a career as a Computer Worker in Texas?

15.8% Jobs Projection
$88,460 Median Salary
1,500 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Workers in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Workers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Workers Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 25,620 people working as Computer Workers in the year 2018.

There were 19,640 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 5,980 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Texas has more Computer Workers than average.

Computer Workers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,500 annual Computer Workers job openings in Texas, and 19,960 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Workers Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $51,410 to $131,540 with $88,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.71 to $63.24. The median hourly rate was $42.53.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.29 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.24.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer Workers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Computer Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,120 $96,600
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,010 $91,560
Austin-Round Rock, TX 3,950 $82,950
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 2,940 $84,380
El Paso, TX 500 $73,070
Killeen-Temple, TX 440 $77,220
Corpus Christi, TX 250 $73,060
Waco, TX 170 $70,000
College Station-Bryan, TX 160 $83,470
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 140 $66,990
Lubbock, TX 140 $59,950
Midland, TX 90 $51,590
Amarillo, TX 80 $83,180
San Angelo, TX 80 $71,420
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 80 $69,440
Texarkana, TX-AR 70 $81,400
Wichita Falls, TX 60 $75,830
Laredo, TX 60 $63,940
Longview, TX 40 $60,080
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 40 $77,300
Tyler, TX 30 $71,350

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 74,690 $98,010
Texas 25,620 $88,460
Georgia 21,500 $85,280
Pennsylvania 19,010 $84,660
District of Columbia 18,040 $118,800
Illinois 16,590 $0
Colorado 16,440 $99,840
Virginia 14,580 $104,840
Maryland 13,720 $116,360
Washington 13,100 $87,760
Ohio 12,160 $82,640
Massachusetts 11,190 $88,660
Florida 11,060 $76,500
Michigan 10,900 $73,650
New Jersey 9,770 $99,500
Arizona 9,150 $80,790
Missouri 7,010 $83,720
Utah 6,470 $73,370
Minnesota 6,200 $77,560
Oregon 6,000 $77,540

Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $118,800
Maryland $116,360
New Hampshire $113,770
Virginia $104,840
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
New Jersey $99,500
California $98,010
Alaska $94,900
Hawaii $93,430

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