Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for atmospheric and space scientists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists among Texas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Atmospheric and Space Scientists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,670
25th Percentile Wage
$52,040
50th Percentile Wage
$81,230
75th Percentile Wage
$111,290
90th Percentile Wage
$126,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of atmospheric and space scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,230
-2.01% 15.28%
2016
$82,860
18.49% -
2015
$67,540
2.81% -
2014
$65,640
10.89% -
2013
$58,490
-17.66% -
2012
$68,820
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Atmospheric and Space Scientists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of atmospheric and space scientists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of atmospheric and space scientists in state of Texas ranges from $39,340 to $100,600. The highest paying area for atmospheric and space scientists in Texas is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $100,600. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $96,990). The lowest paying area is El Paso with a median annual salary of $39,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$100,600
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$96,990
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$95,510
Lubbock
$86,610
Fort Worth-Arlington
$83,250
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$69,820
Corpus Christi
$66,000
El Paso
$39,340




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