Fast Facts for Excavating Machine Operators in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Corpus Christi, College Station and Waco
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dallas, Houston and San Antonio
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Austin, Houston and Dallas

Salaries for Excavating Machine Operators in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: McAllen, Waco and Dallas

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Excavating Machine Operators

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:
Excavating Machine Operators

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Austin-Round Rock510 $37,490
San Antonio-New Braunfels390 $38,230
Longview100 $38,430
Lubbock60 $40,900
McAllen-Edinburg-MissionN/A $35,110
Midland90 $45,910
Odessa30 $47,240
Killeen-Temple80 $36,380
Sherman-DenisonN/A $38,680
Victoria60 $32,810
Waco110 $27,660
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land1250 $37,710
Brownsville-Harlingen90 $37,520
College Station-BryanN/A N/A
Corpus Christi110 $42,950
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington1480 $39,490
El Paso90 $34,900

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