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Epidemiologists in Texas

Is Texas a good place for you to work as an Epidemiologist?

14.3% Jobs Projection
$61,280 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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.

Epidemiologists in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 120 Epidemiologists working in it, which means Texas has more Epidemiologists than average.

Epidemiologists in TX vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Epidemiologists: Nation vs. TX

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.

Epidemiologists Earnings: TX vs. National Average

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
Lubbock, TX 40 $46,950
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
California 760 $90,670
Texas 690 $61,280
Georgia 420 $61,910
Washington 370 $87,790
Colorado 350 $61,040
Maryland 310 $69,700
Ohio 280 $66,020
Florida 280 $34,280
Massachusetts 240 $96,610
Minnesota 230 $70,540
Tennessee 230 $82,370
Illinois 210 $81,400
New York 210 $81,800
Michigan 190 $74,000
Virginia 180 $65,800
Pennsylvania 130 $70,680
Arizona 120 $58,500
Wisconsin 120 $71,980
Missouri 110 $53,900
Indiana 110 $66,880

Below are the states where Epidemiologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $102,500
District of Columbia $97,490
Massachusetts $96,610
California $90,670
Washington $87,790
Connecticut $83,810
Tennessee $82,370
New York $81,800
Illinois $81,400
North Carolina $76,900

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation TX Employment Total
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 5,240


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