Budget Analyst Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for budget analysts in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of budget analysts among Texas areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Budget Analysts in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,630
25th Percentile Wage
$58,740
50th Percentile Wage
$73,380
75th Percentile Wage
$93,920
90th Percentile Wage
$122,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.90
25th Percentile Wage
$28.24
50th Percentile Wage
$35.28
75th Percentile Wage
$45.16
90th Percentile Wage
$58.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for budget analysts in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.78. The median hourly salary is $35.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.90.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of budget analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,3802.45%11.52%
201571,5803.39%-
201469,1505.71%-
201365,2000.41%-
201264,930--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Budget Analysts in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of budget analysts in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of budget analysts in state of Texas ranges from $54,400 to $83,550. The highest paying area for budget analysts in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $83,550. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $82,310). The lowest paying area is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$83,550
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$82,310
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$81,920
Fort Worth-Arlington
$76,110
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$71,510
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$69,130
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$65,820
Waco
$65,710
El Paso
$62,950
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,400


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