Computer Workers in Texas
Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Computer Worker?
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?
25,620 people worked as Computer Workers in 2018 in this state.
There were 19,640 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 5,980 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Texas has more Computer Workers than average.
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%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,500 annual job openings, and a total of 19,960 jobs for Texas Computer Workers in 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.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.29 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.24.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
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|
|Corpus Christi, TX||250||$73,060|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||160||$83,470|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||140||$66,990|
|San Angelo, TX||80||$71,420|
|Wichita Falls, TX||60||$75,830|
Top States for Computer Workers Employment
View the list below to see where most Computer Workers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||18,040||$118,800|
Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$118,800|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Computer Worker Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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