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12.3% Jobs Projection
$82,420 Median Salary
260 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Science Professors in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Science Professors in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Science Professors in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Science Professors Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 2,590 people working as Computer Science Professors in the year 2018.

There were 2,270 Computer Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 390 Computer Science Professors working in it, which means Texas has more Computer Science Professors than average.


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Computer Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.1%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 260 annual job openings, and 3,200 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Science Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 42,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Science Professors Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Computer Science Professors ranged from $29,090 to $163,060 with $82,420 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Texas Metros for Computer Science Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Science Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 700 $80,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 530 $84,300
Austin-Round Rock, TX 360 $102,080
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 140 $72,400
College Station-Bryan, TX 120 $146,520
Corpus Christi, TX 60 $84,250
Killeen-Temple, TX 40 $49,490
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 30 $81,040
Tyler, TX 30 $69,800

Top States for Computer Science Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,030 $88,190
Texas 2,590 $82,420
California 2,210 $125,900
Florida 1,780 $69,130
North Carolina 1,640 $64,220
Pennsylvania 1,590 $87,390
Virginia 1,520 $70,710
Illinois 1,430 $75,830
New Jersey 1,390 $94,150
Ohio 1,320 $93,140
Massachusetts 1,010 $96,720
Indiana 920 $0
Michigan 900 $96,920
Maryland 770 $97,060
Washington 740 $66,060
Wisconsin 650 $84,560
South Carolina 580 $70,750
Colorado 560 $73,310
Missouri 550 $76,790
Arizona 510 $87,420

Below are the states where Computer Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $125,900
Rhode Island $119,450
District of Columbia $105,970
Iowa $97,640
Utah $97,450
Maryland $97,060
Michigan $96,920
Massachusetts $96,720
Idaho $95,970
New Jersey $94,150

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