Texas Economists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Economists in Texas

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Fast Facts for Economists in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin and Dallas
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Houston and Fort Worth
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Economists in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dallas and Houston

Schools for Economists in Texas are listed below.

Selected Economy Schools in Texas

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More Texas Economy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Austin College Sherman Masters 1,339
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Baylor University Waco Doctorate & First Professional 14,174
Clarendon College Clarendon Associate 1,126
Hardin-Simmons University Abilene Doctorate 2,435
Hill College Hillsboro Associate 3,556
Houston Baptist University Houston Masters 2,339
McMurry University Abilene Bachelor 1,462
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls Masters 6,027
Northwest Vista College San Antonio Associate 10,329
Palo Alto College San Antonio Associate 7,662
Paul Quinn College Dallas Bachelor 567
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View Doctorate 8,382
Rice University Houston Doctorate 5,161
Saint Edward's University Austin Masters 5,317
Sam Houston State University Huntsville Doctorate 16,496
Southern Methodist University Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 10,829
Southwestern University Georgetown Bachelor 1,294
St Marys University San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 3,920
St Philips College San Antonio Associate 9,256
Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches Doctorate 11,607
Tarleton State University Stephenville Doctorate 9,460
Texas A & M International University Laredo Doctorate 5,179
Texas A & M University College Station Doctorate 46,542
Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce Doctorate 8,813
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Doctorate 8,563
Texas Christian University Fort Worth Masters 8,668
Texas Lutheran University Seguin Bachelor 1,375
Texas Southern University Houston Doctorate 9,540
Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos Doctorate 28,121
Texas Tech University Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 28,260
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth Doctorate & First Professional 3,087
The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington Doctorate 24,889
The University of Texas at Austin Austin Doctorate 50,170
The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson Doctorate 14,556
The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso Doctorate 20,154
The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 28,533
The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler Doctorate 6,137
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa Masters 3,559
The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg Doctorate 17,435
Trinity University San Antonio Masters 2,686
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
University of Dallas Irving Doctorate 2,972
University of Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 34,663
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton Doctorate 2,651
University of North Texas Denton Doctorate 34,710
University of St Thomas Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 3,273
West Texas A & M University Canyon Doctorate 7,502
Western Texas College Snyder Associate 1,844

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Economists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Economists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Austin 90 $80180 0.68
Round Rock 90 $80180 0.68
Houston 410 $119330 1.01
The Woodlands 410 $119330 1.01
Sugar Land 410 $119330 1.01
Dallas 430 $97220 0.94
Fort Worth 430 $97220 0.94
Arlington 430 $97220 0.94
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