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Software Applications Developers in Texas

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Software Applications Developers in Texas

Want to work in Texas as a Software Applications Developer? Read this first!

33.3% Jobs Projection
$108,490 Median Salary
6,320 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Software Applications Developers in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Software Applications Developers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Software Applications Developers Work in Texas?

There were approximately 71,260 workers employed as Software Applications Developers in this state in 2018.

There were 67,850 Software Applications Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,410 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Software Applications Developers in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 6,540 Software Applications Developers working in it, which means Texas has more Software Applications Developers than average.

Software Applications Developers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Software Applications Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 33.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 30.7%.

Job Projections for Software Applications Developers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 6,320 annual Software Applications Developers job openings in Texas, and 79,130 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 85,700 annual jobs and 1,086,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Software Applications Developers Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Software Applications Developers ranged from $67,140 to $156,310 with $108,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.28 to $75.15. The median hourly rate was $52.16.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $51.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.37.

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

Software Applications Developers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Software Applications Developers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Software Applications Developers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 34,260 $111,070
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 14,620 $108,440
Austin-Round Rock, TX 13,520 $106,760
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 3,950 $103,340
College Station-Bryan, TX 510 $74,420
El Paso, TX 390 $97,880
Lubbock, TX 260 $71,480
Killeen-Temple, TX 240 $97,970
Corpus Christi, TX 150 $84,660
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 140 $97,760
Waco, TX 130 $92,940
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 120 $79,830
Amarillo, TX 110 $80,930
Longview, TX 100 $102,050
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 80 $84,610
Midland, TX 70 $96,120
Tyler, TX 60 $82,110
Sherman-Denison, TX 50 $109,510
Abilene, TX 40 $75,320
Laredo, TX 40 $98,230

Top States for Software Applications Developers Employment

View the list below to see where most Software Applications Developers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 148,550 $123,630
Texas 71,260 $108,490
Washington 53,860 $128,200
New York 52,640 $111,970
New Jersey 46,930 $101,460
Florida 38,160 $92,620
Virginia 38,110 $109,740
Ohio 35,100 $91,280
North Carolina 30,580 $100,560
Illinois 30,500 $95,420
Georgia 30,440 $100,820
Colorado 30,400 $104,980
Michigan 29,540 $87,880
Massachusetts 29,110 $105,620
Pennsylvania 28,260 $93,670
Minnesota 19,970 $95,220
Wisconsin 16,940 $84,480
Oregon 15,610 $100,080
Missouri 15,380 $91,820
Arizona 14,130 $98,640

Below are the states where Software Applications Developers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $128,200
California $123,630
District of Columbia $113,750
New York $111,970
Virginia $109,740
New Hampshire $108,650
Texas $108,490
Massachusetts $105,620
Colorado $104,980
Nevada $102,380

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation TX Employment Total
Software Developers, Systems Software 28,720
Computer Programmers 20,960
Web Developers 7,830

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