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Fast Facts for Writers in Texas

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

Salaries for Writers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Austin, Fort Worth and Dallas

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More Texas Writing Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Sherman
Masters
1,339
Austin
Associate
33,508
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Austin
Masters
1,832
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Marshall
Bachelor
1,308
Borger
Associate
1,356
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Masters
2,339
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Austin
Bachelor
768
Hawkins
Bachelor
712
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Baytown
Associate
5,856
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Paris
Associate
4,343
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Houston
Doctorate
5,161
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Kerrville
Masters
971
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
Keene
Masters
890
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Georgetown
Bachelor
1,294
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Alpine
Masters
2,717
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Temple
Associate
4,787
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
College Station
Doctorate
46,542
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Texarkana
Masters
1,656
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Tyler
Bachelor
774
Seguin
Bachelor
1,375
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Fort Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
3,087
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Tyler
Doctorate
6,137
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
San Antonio
Masters
2,686
Irving
Doctorate
2,972
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Houston
Masters
11,793
Victoria
Masters
2,784
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,273
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
5,752
Plainview
Masters
5,899
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
Snyder
Associate
1,844
Marshall
Bachelor
926

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

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:
Writers

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

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 480 $46,940
Round Rock 480 $46,940
Houston 510 $62,580
The Woodlands 510 $62,580
Sugar Land 510 $62,580
Dallas 740 $59,460
Fort Worth 740 $59,460
Arlington 740 $59,460
El Paso 50 $50,290
San Antonio 140 $58,840
New Braunfels 140 $58,840
Longview N/A $24,160
Killeen 30 $36,330
Temple 30 $36,330
Waco 40 $36,250

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