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100 Best paying jobs in Texas

Recently there’s been a rise in interest for people wanting to move to Texas for work purposes in the past few years.

Just recently, there was a report from a commercial real estate firm called CBRE Group, with their headquartered in Texas, they found out that the number of people who moved from San Francisco to Texas increased by 32.1% in 2020 from 2019, although most people who moved from San Francisco stayed within California.

A senior economist at Zillow named Jeff Tucker told Insider’s Natasha Solo-Lyons that places like Austin are attractive because people view the city as being “a burgeoning tech hub paying high wages, while still remaining much more affordable than coastal markets like San Francisco, San Jose, and Seattle.”

All data from the list was gotten from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics website, we listed the 100 jobs with the highest average annual salaries in Texas as of May 2021, which was the most recently data available to us.

100 Best Paying Jobs in Texas

Job TitleSalary
Real Estate Brokers$26,780
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary$19,890
Political Scientists$53,960
Chemists $44,220
Physical Therapists$52,670
Radiation Therapists $63,830
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $29,200
Bioengineers And Biomedical Engineers$28,420
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $26,060
Chiropractors $25,150
Psychologists, All Other$48,480
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary$20,040
Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $40,620
Emergency Management Directors $47,460
Nurse-Midwives $69,650
Business Teachers, Postsecondary $17,540
Management Analysts $55,480
Architects, Except Landscape And Naval$45,340
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $22,080
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary$34,730
Materials Scientists$23,720
Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates$17,970
Database Administrators And Architects $58,340
Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $55,160
Computer Systems Analysts$58,340
Personal Financial Advisors$41,820
Mechanical Engineers $61,070
Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $55,760
Materials Engineers$62,930
Electrical Engineers$65,580
Marine Engineers And Naval Architects$58,850
Data Scientists And Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other $64,110
Atmospheric And Space Scientists $53,740
Medical And Health Services Managers$53,470
Physician Assistants$40,920
Civil Engineers $52,200
Commercial Pilots $52,490
Environmental Engineers $49,610
Information Security Analysts$63,080
Athletes And Sports Competitors$18,250
Industrial Engineers$63,610
Software Developers And Software Quality Assurance Analysts And Testers$66,360
Computer Programmers $53,470
Construction Managers$56,100
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary$40,800
Law Teachers, Postsecondary$19,630
Advertising And Promotions Managers$56,450
Computer Hardware Engineers $63,680
Astronomers $55,640
Nuclear Engineers$27,520
Compensation And Benefits Managers$60,400
Education Administrators, Postsecondary$57,630
Physicists $52,830
Engineers, All Other$63,340
Nurse Practitioners $84,830
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer$70,830
Computer Network Architects$71,090
General And Operations Managers$41,950
Industrial Production Managers$67,110
Sales Engineers$60,540
Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment And Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; And Managers, All Other$69,280
Human Resources Managers$71,400
Aerospace Engineers$77,220
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary$45,300
Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $68,410
Air Traffic Controllers$75,820
Natural Sciences Managers$72,460
Computer And Information Research Scientists $78,780
Financial Managers$62,520
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary$46,220
Sales Managers$66,010
Training And Development Managers $71,020
Purchasing Managers$77,400
Chemical Engineers $86,810
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers $66,180
Computer And Information Systems Managers$91,610
General Internal Medicine Physicians$55,640
Nurse Anesthetists$133,760
Architectural And Engineering Managers$96,040
Petroleum Engineers$87,570
Obstetricians And Gynecologists $52,950
Dentists, General $84,810
Pediatricians, General$103,640
Marketing Managers$73,980
Physicians, All Other; And Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric$59,630
Dentists, All Other Specialists$104,300
Family Medicine Physicians$87,260
Chief Executives$108,610
Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists$61,550