Computer Programmers in Texas
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Programmers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Computer Programmers in Texas is growing slower than average.
Computer Programmers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Computer Programmers Work in Texas?
In Texas, there were 20,960 people working as Computer Programmers in the year 2018.
There were 20,850 Computer Programmers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,970 Computer Programmers working in it, which means Texas has more Computer Programmers than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Computer Programmers in this state are growing at a rate of 0.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -7.2%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,270 annual Computer Programmers job openings in Texas, and 20,330 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 15,500 annual jobs and 273,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Computer Programmers Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Computer Programmers ranged from $51,000 to $134,040 with $84,980 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.52 to $64.44. The median hourly rate was $40.86.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.72 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.14.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Computer Programmers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Programmers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||9,280||$86,250|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||4,670||$89,320|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||3,160||$83,580|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||810||$79,900|
|El Paso, TX||230||$76,100|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||130||$61,200|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||100||$80,330|
|Corpus Christi, TX||90||$63,200|
Top States for Computer Programmers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Computer Programmers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Computer Programmers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$106,150|
Related Careers in TX
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Software Developers, Applications||71,260|
|Software Developers, Systems Software||28,720|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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