Epidemiologists in Texas
Is Texas a good place for you to work as an Epidemiologist?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Epidemiologists in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Epidemiologists in Texas is growing faster than average.
Epidemiologists in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Epidemiologists Work in Texas?
In Texas, there were 690 people working as Epidemiologists in the year 2018.
There were 630 Epidemiologists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 120 Epidemiologists working in it, which means Texas has more Epidemiologists than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Epidemiologists in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 480 total jobs in 2026 for Epidemiologists in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 6,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Epidemiologists Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Epidemiologists ranged from $42,880 to $109,540 with $61,280 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.62 to $52.67. The median hourly rate was $29.46.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.65 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.19.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Epidemiologists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Epidemiologists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||310||$57,830|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||120||$69,350|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||100||$67,930|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||40||$73,420|
Top States for Epidemiologists Employment
View the list below to see where most Epidemiologists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Epidemiologists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$97,490|
Related Careers in TX
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||5,240|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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