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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

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More Texas Economy Schools

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Sherman
Masters
1,339
Austin
Associate
33,508
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Masters
2,339
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Houston
Doctorate
5,161
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
Georgetown
Bachelor
1,294
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
College Station
Doctorate
46,542
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
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
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Richardson
Doctorate
14,556
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
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Irving
Doctorate
2,972
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,273
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
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:
Economists

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land340$148,730
Austin-Round Rock90$102,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington390$118,490

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