Wage Rates

By Occupation (2017)
Annual Mean Wage
Hourly Wages

Hourly Wages



MeanMedianEntryExperience
Management$92,760$44.60$38.96
$22.68$55.46
Computer and Mathematical$68,960$33.16$28.33$17.72$41.93
Business and Financial Operations$67,920$32.66$28.89$17.22$39.09
Architecture and Engineering$76,100$36.59$34.00$19.93$43.56
Legal$68,150$32.76$25.40$15.76$39.77
Life, Physical, and Social Science$58,970$28.35$27.04$17.38$34.92
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical$65,010$31.26$27.73$15.99$36.70
Education, Training, and Library$50,710$24.38$23.70$12.59$30.24
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media$42,440$20.40$17.29$10.36$27.08
Community and Social Services$50,700$24.38$22.80$16.26$26.78
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair$41,570$19.99$18.67$11.98$23.81
Protective Services$45,110$21.69$20.96$12.23$27.05
Construction and Extraction$40,270$19.36$17.71$11.88$22.23
Office and Administrative Support$34,030$16.36$15.53$10.09$18.87
Production$36,370$17.49$15.85$10.77$19.58
Transportation and Material Moving$31,680$15.23$13.76$9.56$16.96
Sales and Related$37,710$18.13$12.75$8.43$22.01
Healthcare Support$29,300$14.09$12.88$9.88$15.80
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance$24,630$11.84$11.08$8.59$13.35
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry$52,160$25.08$23.97n/ana/
Personal Care and Service$20,320$9.77$9.17$8.33$9.47
Food Preparation and Serving-Related$121,520$10.35$9.25$8.26$10.82
Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics and Texas Wages


By Industry (2011)
Annual Mean Wage
Hourly Wages

Hourly Wages

N/AN/AMeanMedianEntryExperience
Management of Companies and Enterprises$60,377$29.03$20.24$14.14$36.47
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$44,900$21.59$14.61$9.51$27.62
Information$36,283$17.44$13.24$8.42$21.96
Utilities$49,026$23.57$18.70$11.57$29.57
Mining$48,769$23.45$17.64$12.53$28.90
Educational Services$44,438$21.36$19.41$10.75$26.67
Transportation and Warehousing$37,318$17.94$16.71$11.15$21.33
Finance and Insurance$40,003$19.23$16.84$11.65$23.03
Public Administration$39,819$19.14$17.21$11.71$22.86
Wholesale Trade$42,674$20.52$14.51$9.05$26.25
Manufacturing$46,788$22.49$15.74$10.53$28.48
Construction$38,296$18.41$15.41$10.91$22.16
Health Care and Social Assistance$43,527$20.93$14.92$8.68$27.05
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$37,237$17.90$13.19$9.20$22.25
Administrative Support and Waste
Management and Remediation Services
$28,867$13.88$11.23$8.42$21.96
Other Services (except Public Administration)$31,711$15.25$12.86$8.14$18.80
Retail Trade$27,361$13.15$9.58$8.17$15.65
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$24,071$11.57$10.55$8.07$13.32
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$25,432$12.23$12.96$7.96$14.36
Accommodation and Food Services$20,101$9.66$8.32$8.16$10.41
Sources: Texas Industry Profiles