Texas Librarians: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Librarians in Texas

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Fast Facts for Librarians in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Angelo, College Station and Brownsville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Texarkana, Tyler and Beaumont
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Librarians in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Laredo, San Antonio and Dallas

Schools for Librarians in Texas are listed below.

Selected Librarian Schools in Texas

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More Texas Librarian Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 2,608
Sam Houston State University Huntsville Doctorate 16,496
Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce Doctorate 8,813
Texas Woman's University Denton Doctorate 12,168
The University of Texas at Austin Austin Doctorate 50,170
University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston Doctorate 7,522
University of North Texas Denton Doctorate 34,710

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Librarians

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 Librarians 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


Abilene 60 $48070 0.91
Amarillo 110 $53940 1.03
Austin 840 $59900 0.95
Round Rock 840 $59900 0.95
Houston 2190 $58230 0.78
The Woodlands 2190 $58230 0.78
Sugar Land 2190 $58230 0.78
Beaumont 120 $52490 0.76
Port Arthur 120 $52490 0.76
Brownsville 160 $54750 1.23
Harlingen 160 $54750 1.23
College Station 130 $44750 1.33
Bryan 130 $44750 1.33
Corpus Christi 120 $61430 0.69
Dallas 2980 $57960 0.95
Fort Worth 2980 $57960 0.95
Arlington 2980 $57960 0.95
El Paso 360 $57530 1.29
San Angelo 30 $51400 0.77
San Antonio 880 $55650 0.97
New Braunfels 880 $55650 0.97
Laredo 100 $66240 1.05
Longview 70 $48360 0.79
Lubbock 170 $56460 1.27
McAllen 360 $59950 1.53
Edinburg 360 $59950 1.53
Mission 360 $59950 1.53
Midland 70 $54650 0.83
Killeen 160 $53050 1.29
Temple 160 $53050 1.29
Odessa 50 $52900 0.69
Sherman 40 $47290 0.86
Denison 40 $47290 0.86
Tyler 70 $52440 0.72
Victoria 40 $48450 0.96
Waco 170 $48590 1.66
Wichita Falls 60 $47100 1.15
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